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Contributors

If We Believe In Equality, Shouldn’t The Transgender Community Be Part Of The US Census?

If We Believe In Equality, Shouldn’t The Transgender Community Be Part Of The US Census?

By Danika McClure Laverne Cox caused the transgender tipping point last year when she graced the cover of TIME magazine. Since her appearance on the reality television program, ‘I Want […]

Interviews

What Do You Do When You’re A Comedian & Get Breast Cancer? Create A Stand-Up Show Of Course!

What Do You Do When You’re A Comedian & Get Breast Cancer? Create A Stand-Up Show Of Course!

October is breast cancer awareness month and while this horrific disease and the awareness surrounding it should not be limited to one month out of the year, we will happily […]

Causes, Politics

Why The Global Sustainable Dev’t Goals Just Adopted By World Leaders Is A Feminist Win

Why The Global Sustainable Dev’t Goals Just Adopted By World Leaders Is A Feminist Win

In a nutshell, a group of world leaders just voted “YES” to adopting a new set of global sustainable development goals which will see an increase on the focus on […]

Body Image

The Media Is Increasing It’s Focus On Male Body Image Issues & It’s About Time!

The Media Is Increasing It’s Focus On Male Body Image Issues & It’s About Time!

It’s no secret we are a website dedicated to sharing positive, inspiring and empowering messages for women, and discussing important topics that affect us. But in the spirit of true […]

Causes

How Many Viral Videos & PSAs Does It Take For Street Harassment & Catcalling To Become A Thing Of The Past?

How Many Viral Videos & PSAs Does It Take For Street Harassment & Catcalling To Become A Thing Of The Past?

We’ve written numerous posts about why catcalling and street harassment are not acceptable forms of behavior amongst men and women. Some may think it is just a bit of fun […]

Causes

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

The Kosovo War between that lasted from 28 February 1998 until 11 June 1999 saw the brutal ethnic cleansing of Albanians by the hand of Serbians. The armed forces of […]

Causes

Are Marketing Gimmicks The Best Way For Anti-Domestic Violence Campaigns To Get Noticed?

Are Marketing Gimmicks The Best Way For Anti-Domestic Violence Campaigns To Get Noticed?

In 2014 the NFL teamed up with non-profit organization Nomore.org to bring a powerful PSA about domestic violence awareness to audiences of the game. It was fitting, given that a […]

Contributors

Leelah Alcorn: A Glimpse Into The Tragedy Of Hatred Toward LGBTQ Youth

Leelah Alcorn: A Glimpse Into The Tragedy Of Hatred Toward LGBTQ Youth

By Jennifer Sawyer In 1987, hate crimes were committed against LGBT members every hour, according to the LGBT Resource Guide from Adam and Eve. If you’re thinking that statistic is […]

Causes

What Verizon Has Been Doing To Americans For 20 Years May Surprise You

What Verizon Has Been Doing To Americans For 20 Years May Surprise You

Domestic Violence has been a big topic in the news, especially here in the United States during 2014. The NFL players who were found to be abusing their wives, partners […]

Causes

‘Price Of Honor’ Docu Exposes The Horrific Epidemic Of Honor Killings

‘Price Of Honor’ Docu Exposes The Horrific Epidemic Of Honor Killings

Honor Killings may be a crime that is unfamiliar to most of us in the Western world, but don’t be under any illusion about it not happening close to home. […]

Contributors

Aussie Woman Running Ultramarathon To Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Aussie Woman Running Ultramarathon To Campaign Against Domestic Violence

On 14 November, one determined woman, Kirrily Dear, will begin an 860km run through regional NSW, Australia to raise funds and to get people thinking about what they can do […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP: WomenAgainstFeminism Tumblr Is On Its Period…

WEEKLY WRAP UP: WomenAgainstFeminism Tumblr Is On Its Period…

You may have heard rumblings about a Tumblr page which has been causing all sorts of viral controversies this week. It’s called ‘WomenAgainstFeminism’ and it is filled with all sorts […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: The War On Women Is Real

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: The War On Women Is Real

The war on women. That phrase sounds like some sort of extreme feminist propaganda. But sadly, it’s not. It is a very real epidemic that affects women everywhere. In the […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Free The Nipple!

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Free The Nipple!

Free the nipple is an important social movement which has been causing a lot of controversy lately in the media. Scout Willis was snapped walking down a busy New York […]

Politics

Christy Turlington Burns Running The Extra Mile For Mothers In Crisis

Christy Turlington Burns Running The Extra Mile For Mothers In Crisis

Supermodel Christy Turlington Burns is a woman after our own hearts, and we love everything about her. The wife of actor Ed Burns, and mother to daughter Grace, 11, and […]