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Feminism

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Activist Amber Rose & ‘Jessica Jones’ Actress Rachael Taylor

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Activist Amber Rose & ‘Jessica Jones’ Actress Rachael Taylor

By now many of us are familiar with activist and media personality Amber Rose’s passion for feminism. She has admitted in recent times how her experience being shamed for her […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist & Author Gloria Steinem On Playboy, Planned Parenthood & The Patriarchy

Activist & Author Gloria Steinem On Playboy, Planned Parenthood & The Patriarchy

You know the name, and we’re pretty sure you already know what feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem stands for. She is a representative of the Women’s Rights movement form […]

Girl on a Mission

Liberian Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee On Planned Parenthood, Power & Faith

Liberian Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee On Planned Parenthood, Power & Faith

One of our favorite women’s conferences to watch each year is the Women In The World summit hosted by Tina Brown in New York. The diverse array of women featured […]

Contributors, Interviews

South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

By Hannah Meyer In 2008, Ndumie Funda found herself grappling with the deaths of her fiancé, Nosizwe Nomsa Bizana, and close friend, Luleka Makiwane. Both women had died of AIDS […]

Girl on a Mission

She Hates Child Marriage & Advocates Girls Education-Meet The Malala Of Syria

She Hates Child Marriage & Advocates Girls Education-Meet The Malala Of Syria

We’re all familiar with the story of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, activist and author who was shot in the head by the […]

Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Activist Bethann Hardison Talks About Revolutionizing The Industry For Women Of Color

Fashion Activist Bethann Hardison Talks About Revolutionizing The Industry For Women Of Color

In the fall of 2013, three supermodels formed a coalition to force all major fashion week organizers around the world to include more women of color. That coalition was formed […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

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African Erin Brokovich, Single Mom Phyllis Omido, Is Our Badass Shero Of The Day

African Erin Brokovich, Single Mom Phyllis Omido, Is Our Badass Shero Of The Day

We are all familiar with Julia Robert’s portrayal of real life activist and hero Erin Brokovich. In 1993, the single mother fought a huge legal battle against the Pacific Gas […]

Working Women

Get Familiar With Deesha Dyer – The White House’s New Badass Social Secretary

Get Familiar With Deesha Dyer – The White House’s New Badass Social Secretary

It’s no secret that in America and around the world, women in positions of leadership are still battling for equal ground alongside men and it is very rare that women […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

The 18 Year Old College Freshman Taking The Gov’t To Task Over Climate Change

The 18 Year Old College Freshman Taking The Gov’t To Task Over Climate Change

Ever been told you are “too young” or inexperienced? Ever had someone make you feel like you need to wait your turn or wait in line when you have a […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Why You Need To Read Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech In Full

Why You Need To Read Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech In Full

Never in history have we seen a person, let alone a teen girl, advocate the plight of girls education so passionately. Sure there have been campaigns and campaigners, but to […]

Causes

Malala’s Historic Nobel Peace Prize Win Is Significant For A Few Reasons

Malala’s Historic Nobel Peace Prize Win Is Significant For A Few Reasons

Pakistani teen girl Malala Yousafzai is a rare breed of human being. At the age of 14 she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating education for […]

Causes, Politics

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Yousafzai is an extraordinary girl. As a teenager, she has fought the Taliban and won, spoken at the United Nations, been interviewed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

While You Were Sleeping Malala Was Creating A Literacy App For Girls

While You Were Sleeping Malala Was Creating A Literacy App For Girls

Listen, that title wasn’t an attempt to shame you into doing something meaningful with your life…or was it? No but seriously you guys, we just wanted to point out that […]

Celebrities

Olivia Wilde: “Why Aren’t Women Being Empowered From A Young Age By The Media?”

Olivia Wilde: “Why Aren’t Women Being Empowered From A Young Age By The Media?”

If you are unfamiliar with the Vday movement, then don’t waste another moment getting in the know. It is a global activist movement campaign which aims to end violence against […]