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Boys We Like

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Writes Op-Ed Explaining Why He’s Raising His Kids To Be Feminists

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Writes Op-Ed Explaining Why He’s Raising His Kids To Be Feminists

Following in the footsteps of former US President Barack Obama, current Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently penned an op-ed explaining why he is a feminist and how he is […]

Celebrities

Priyanka Chopra On Ambition, Feminism, & Fighting Against Stereotyped Hollywood Roles

Priyanka Chopra On Ambition, Feminism, & Fighting Against Stereotyped Hollywood Roles

Not only is Priyanka Chopra a household name in two major entertainment markets (Hollywood and Bollywood), she is also someone who has broken a number of barriers throughout her career. […]

Girl on a Mission

Sheilah reigns over her classroom at Valerian Nursery and Primary in Uganda. She is a member of Rhythmic Voices near the Kabalagala district of Kampala where sex workers ply their trade. By demanding universal education, the girls are disrupting the dynastic pattern of girls' following their mothers into prostitution.

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco Releases New Book ‘Wonder Girls: Changing Our World’

October 11 marks International Day of the Girl Child, a day where issues relating to girls, especially in countries where issues such as trafficking, child marriage, inequality, poverty and lack […]

Boys We Like

John Legend: “Having A Daughter Isn’t The Only Reason I Care About Women’s Rights”

John Legend: “Having A Daughter Isn’t The Only Reason I Care About Women’s Rights”

His statement should speak for itself, but sadly we live in a world where it is not obvious that caring about women’s rights is a no-brainer. Although we have seen […]

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

3 Important Ways You Can Teach Your Children To Stand Up To Rape Culture

3 Important Ways You Can Teach Your Children To Stand Up To Rape Culture

By Liz Greene Society has a big problem, and unfortunately, it’s one that a significant portion of our population refuses to acknowledge: rape culture. Though we’ve certainly taken steps in […]

Contributors

Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

By AZRA Freedom, as Webster dictionary would define as the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. Ok, great. But really, if […]

Entertainment

Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

No one likes to be ranked last in anything, but when it comes to India, the country boasting the second highest population in the world (which is predicted to overtake […]

Feminism

The “I’ll Never Date A Feminist” Think Pieces Point To A Bigger Underlying Misconception About The Movement

The “I’ll Never Date A Feminist” Think Pieces Point To A Bigger Underlying Misconception About The Movement

In preparation for writing this, we asked a wide variety of people whether they would date a feminist, and the answers varied. From people ages 15 to 60, most seemed […]

Causes

Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

It’s crazy to think how almost two whole years have passed since the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage across America. It shows how important the fight […]

Contributors, Feminism

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

If Feminism Doesn’t Include Black Women & Intersectional Issues, Is It Truly About “Equality”?

By Myasi Jackson The feminist movement has rapidly grown over the past few years. The Women’s March that was held in Washington, D.C this past January brought out 500,000 men […]

Contributors

Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

By Stacey Marone It’s the 21st century, and you might notice how women have evolved from damsels in distress into confident, driven, and goal-oriented individuals. You see them successfully balancing […]

Entertainment

Changing The Status Of Women In Hollywood Will Take A Deliberate And Conscious Effort Toward Equality

Changing The Status Of Women In Hollywood Will Take A Deliberate And Conscious Effort Toward Equality

We already know the stats on women in Hollywood. Whether it is behind the camera or in front, they are outnumbered and outmatched by men in terms of visibility, opportunity […]

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 […]

Boys We Like, Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indian Male Comedians Using Their Platforms To Talk About Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Indian Male Comedians Using Their Platforms To Talk About Feminism

Welcome to our very first Feminist Friday for 2017! In this edition we are dubbing a “male allies” edition, we’re giving a shout-out to a few Indian male comedians. Thanks […]