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Politics

Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

By Fairygodboss After nearly a century’s worth of protest, women in the United States officially won the right to vote — thanks to the influence of a mother over her son, […]

Causes, Contributors

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

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 […]

Feminism

Pakistani Actress Sohai Ali Abro On Her Definition Of Feminism & Playing Badass Women In Film

Pakistani Actress Sohai Ali Abro On Her Definition Of Feminism & Playing Badass Women In Film

She is a household name in the world of Pakistani entertainment, having graced television screens, theater stages, and movie screens with two of the country’s highest grossing films. Sohai Ali […]

Family Life

Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

In Tanzania, as in almost all African countries, same sex marriage is illegal, and sadly there are little to no LGBT rights and protection under the law. But in certain […]

Causes

Lebanese Org. Creates A Gender Dictionary To Educate Society On Women’s Rights & Gender Norms

Lebanese Org. Creates A Gender Dictionary To Educate Society On Women’s Rights & Gender Norms

One of our favorite authors and activists, Mona Eltahawy, has publicly declared that the Middle East needs a sexual revolution. In her book ‘Headscarves and Hymens’, the Egyptian journalist talks […]

Entertainment

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Click-tivism. Keyboard Warriors. We’ve all heard those terms before. They speak about a type of engagement phenomenon relating to media fueled by the internet, social media, and the rise of […]

Health

Photo Series ‘Faces Of Courage’ Documents The Reproductive Healthcare Struggle Of Women & Girls Globally

Photo Series ‘Faces Of Courage’ Documents The Reproductive Healthcare Struggle Of Women & Girls Globally

We’re in the throes of the 2016 US Presidential election year where once again, reproductive healthcare and women’s bodily rights are on the table to be used as political weapons. […]

Causes

UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

When we think of life in the US, a few key words come to mind: freedom, power, strength etc. One word which should definitely not be uttered is gender equality, […]

Boys We Like

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Imagine a world where men and women were not afraid of each other, where the opposite gender was considered an ally, not an enemy, and we all worked together toward […]

Politics

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

Sports

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

In a country which is so restrictive for women, the fact that a female basketball even exists in Saudi Arabia is pretty phenomenal. Women in the Saudi kingdom are not […]

Causes

Chinese Female Students Name & Shame Companies Who Practice Gender Discrimination

Chinese Female Students Name & Shame Companies Who Practice Gender Discrimination

So here we are, in the year 2014 and yep, we’re still battling discrimination and equality as women. It’s easy to laugh it off and not let it bother us, […]

Politics

Equal Rights For Women Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL In America. WTF?!?!

Equal Rights For Women Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL In America. WTF?!?!

There are many theories as to why women in America, and around the rest of the world, still haven’t reached equal gender status with men in 2013. Perhaps it is […]