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Why Tolerance, Diversity & Inclusion Should Be Non-Negotiable Human Rights

Why Tolerance, Diversity & Inclusion Should Be Non-Negotiable Human Rights

By Aneeza Haleem “Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” — Maya Angelou Tolerance, diversity and inclusion should not be political […]

Feminism

'Collisions' still image | Photo: Frazer Bradshaw

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Films And Videos Showing How Immigration And Diversity Is Our Strength

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column! That part of the week where we share a handful of our fave videos right now, centered around an intersectional feminist theme. We have […]

Interviews

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

She’s a writer, filmmaker, activist, educator, and mother, whose work is all about changing the equilibrium in Hollywood when it comes to representation of especially women of color. A-lan Holt […]

Working Women

Diverse STEM Teams ‘Do’ Better Science — Yet Only 30% of Scientists Are Women, Study Finds

Diverse STEM Teams ‘Do’ Better Science — Yet Only 30% of Scientists Are Women, Study Finds

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no surprise that, regardless of the industry, diversity is good for business. Despite that common knowledge, however, women only make up 30 percent of […]

Entertainment

Cover of 'Women In Gaming: 100 Pioneers of Play' book by Meagan Marie

The Problem With Gaming: The Outdated Insights Industry Bosses Are Using To Curtail Diversity

For the non-computer-game-players among us, mention a ‘gamer’ and an all too familiar stereotype might spring to mind. Traditionally, avid computer game fans are imagined as young, white and male […]

Working Women

Why Using More Inclusive Language In The Workplace Can Benefit Small Businesses

Why Using More Inclusive Language In The Workplace Can Benefit Small Businesses

As a professional or business owner, you know that there are a lot of elements that have to remain in balance in order to ensure business success. After funding and […]

Creativity

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

Canva’s “Natural Women” Collection Changing Female Representation In Stock Photography

We’re big fans of the saying “if she can see it, she can be it”, a phrase often spoken by Geena Davis in many of her talks about gender inequality […]

Fashion & Beauty

How Transgender Models Are Changing & Empowering The Face Of Indian Fashion & Culture

How Transgender Models Are Changing & Empowering The Face Of Indian Fashion & Culture

To be a supermodel, on has to embody an era. That is to lend not just a face and figure but also a voice to what is going on. This […]

Girl on a Mission

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

By Emma Halpern Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a […]

Interviews

Youtube Star & Executive Producer Anna Akana On Her New Series ‘Youth & Consequences’

Youtube Star & Executive Producer Anna Akana On Her New Series ‘Youth & Consequences’

If you haven’t already subscribed to Youtube Red, their new web series ‘Youth & Consequences’ might just be the reason for you to do so. Premiering on March 7th, the […]

Creativity

Pakistani Illustrator Channels Her Passion For Social Change & Storytelling Through Art

Pakistani Illustrator Channels Her Passion For Social Change & Storytelling Through Art

We say it often and we’ll say it again: art is one of the most powerful forms of resistance today, and always has been throughout history. It has a way […]

Interviews

Ela Thier’s ‘Tomorrow Ever After’ Film Looks At Current-Day America From 600 Years In The Future

Ela Thier’s ‘Tomorrow Ever After’ Film Looks At Current-Day America From 600 Years In The Future

We’re knee-deep in turbulent political times here in the United States, an indeed around the world. As we wake up each day, scroll through our Twitter feeds and wonder what […]

Girl on a Mission

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

The power of representation can never be underestimated. For many of us who grew looking at mainstream media and feeling like we didn’t belong due to the limited representations on […]

Fashion & Beauty

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

There has been plenty of talk about diversity in the fashion industry over the past few years, yet we are still seeing a huge disparity in terms of people of […]

Boys We Like

AHS Creator Ryan Murphy Calls BS On Hollywood’s Excuses For Not Hiring More Female Directors

AHS Creator Ryan Murphy Calls BS On Hollywood’s Excuses For Not Hiring More Female Directors

If you’ve been paying attention to any of the conversations about equality in Hollywood, you will most likely be familiar with the stats around female directors, or lack thereof. According […]