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Entertainment

The LGBTQ+ Folks Who Have Broken Barriers In Their Industries

The LGBTQ+ Folks Who Have Broken Barriers In Their Industries

Although it is 2020 and we have seen enormous progress for the LGBTQ community in terms of equal rights (there are currently 29 countries where same-sex marriage is now legal, […]

Working Women

“Do You Plan To Have Children Soon?” The Illegal & Problematic Job Interview Questions Women Still Get

“Do You Plan To Have Children Soon?” The Illegal & Problematic Job Interview Questions Women Still Get

When interviewing for a job, many dread the “Why should we hire you?” question. But that got Resume.io thinking, is it really the worst interview question? That’s what they set […]

Contributors

Navigating The Job Search As A Transgender Candidate

Navigating The Job Search As A Transgender Candidate

By Magnolia Potter From start to finish, looking for a job is a stressful endeavor for many Americans. Securing gainful employment can be difficult in the best of times, and […]

Working Women

How To Deal With Pregnancy Discrimination In The Workplace

How To Deal With Pregnancy Discrimination In The Workplace

Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace happens not only in the corporate corridors but also in the warehouse levels. It is everywhere. Whether in the form of termination, negative performance evaluations, […]

Contributors

280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

By Liz Greene Twitter can be a double-edged sword. Most of the time, we enjoy it — it strengthens our friendships, connects us with the brands we love, and keeps […]

Girl on a Mission

Get Familiar With “Periodical Diary” – The Digital Platform Designed To End Period Shaming

Get Familiar With “Periodical Diary” – The Digital Platform Designed To End Period Shaming

It’s 2017, people. And yet, period shaming and menstrual stigma is still a thing. But before you think, “oh that’s just an issue that affects people in countries like Nepal […]

Politics

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

While the US continues to see discrimination toward the transgender community from conservative groups and politicians, most notably in Donald Trump’s recent transgender military ban as well as the continual […]

Working Women

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

If there was anything that could get the interwebs talking about workplace diversity, it is the now infamous internal memo written by former Google employee James Damore who wrote at […]

Contributors

The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

The Need For More Dialog About Barriers LGBTQ Couples Face When Trying To Conceive

By Chelsy Ranard It wasn’t that long ago that same-sex marriage became federally legalized in the United States – just two years ago, gay and lesbian couples could be legally […]

Contributors, Health

Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

By Liz Greene Everybody’s familiar with the first warning signs of a cold — you know, the burning in the back of your throat, a runny nose that just won’t […]

Contributors

I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

I’ve Decided To Stay In The Closet During The Trump Administration. Here’s Why…

By Nico Morgan Over the weekend, I moved into my first new apartment. My girlfriend was there the entire time by my side, helping me haul boxes to and from. […]

Creativity

This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

This Comic Series Perfectly Explains The Need For Intersectional Feminism

As diverse as our global society is today, feminism should be thought of in the same way. While at the basis is the same definition, the social, political and economic […]

Interviews

Indie Film ‘Love Is All You Need’ Shows What Discrimination Would Look Like If Being Straight Was “Unnatural?”

Indie Film ‘Love Is All You Need’ Shows What Discrimination Would Look Like If Being Straight Was “Unnatural?”

In case you were distracted by all the other political news going on given that this US Presidential election is more explosive than ever before (thanks Trump!) you should know […]

Interviews

This Swiss-Brazilian Filmmaker Has Perfect Advice For Every Woman In The Industry

This Swiss-Brazilian Filmmaker Has Perfect Advice For Every Woman In The Industry

When we look at the success of female-led films coming out of Hollywood and around the world today, there is a sense that the industry is changing and women are […]

Creativity

Artist Illustrates How Backhanded Compliments Are Actually Discrimination In Disguise

Artist Illustrates How Backhanded Compliments Are Actually Discrimination In Disguise

Ever been given a compliment that turned out to be a negative in disguise? Something along the lines of “not bad for a girl” or “you’d be so much prettier […]