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Entertainment

FEMINIST FRIDAY: We’re “All In” For These Films About Feminism & Democracy

FEMINIST FRIDAY: We’re “All In” For These Films About Feminism & Democracy

Welcome to another edition of our famed Feminist Friday column! This is our fave part of the week where we turn Friday into Fri-YAY by sharing a handful of videos […]

Politics

Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Nearly 60 percent of voting-eligible Americans did not vote in past elections, 35 percent of whom said that scheduling conflicts with work or school kept them from getting to the polls. In response, nonpartisan nonprofit Vote.org officially launched ElectionDay.org, an initiative […]

Causes

The Success Of The Women’s Marches Should Be A Wake-Up Call For American Democracy

The Success Of The Women’s Marches Should Be A Wake-Up Call For American Democracy

“I think we should march”, wrote Theresa Shook, a retired lawyer living in Hawaii, in a Facebook post right after election night. And that’s exactly what happened – over 5 […]

Interviews

Bulgarian Writer/Dir. Maya Vitkova Talks Democracy, Women In Film & Her Debut Feature ‘VIKTORIA’

Bulgarian Writer/Dir. Maya Vitkova Talks Democracy, Women In Film & Her Debut Feature ‘VIKTORIA’

It has been described as “one of the great films about a woman, by a woman” by Richard Brody from the New Yorker. And for her feature film debut as […]

Working Women

Championed By First Lady Rula Ghani, Afghanistan Is Set To Open Its First Women’s University

Championed By First Lady Rula Ghani, Afghanistan Is Set To Open Its First Women’s University

Let us just start off by saying this is a BIG freaking deal! News out of Afghanistan states they are set to open their very first Women’s University, which will […]

Politics

China Releases The Feminists Jailed For Protesting Sexual Harassment

China Releases The Feminists Jailed For Protesting Sexual Harassment

On March 6 five Chinese women were detained by Police because they were suspected of creating a disturbance. What they were really doing was preparing for a protest on March […]