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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 […]

Contributors

Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

By Liz Greene It’s one of the few things that makes me feel like a bad feminist — I am a terrible abuser of the expression, “you guys.” “Dude”, “man”, […]

Family Life

Feminist Retirement Home In Paris Celebrates Aging With The Message “Growing Old Is Not An Illness”

Feminist Retirement Home In Paris Celebrates Aging With The Message “Growing Old Is Not An Illness”

From the messages coming out of Hollywood as well as the fashion and beauty industry, women are taught from an early age that growing old is not cool. Endless campaigns […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

Entertainment

Season 3 Of Netflix’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Fulfilling All Our Feminist Binge-Watch Needs

Season 3 Of Netflix’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Fulfilling All Our Feminist Binge-Watch Needs

If you haven’t been watching (and by “watching” we mean binge-watching) the Netflix original series ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’, the good news is you have access to 3 seasons back to […]

Entertainment

The Cast Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Ain’t Afraid Of Calling The Show “Feminist” Ahead of S5 Premiere

The Cast Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Ain’t Afraid Of Calling The Show “Feminist” Ahead of S5 Premiere

At a recent panel event for the Tribeca Film Festival, the cast of the new Hulu series ‘The Handmaid’s Tale‘, based on Margaret Atwood’s brilliant and eerily-relevant book of the […]

Creativity

If You Aren’t Following Intersectional Feminist Brazilian Artist Marcela Sabia On Instagram, Do It Now!

If You Aren’t Following Intersectional Feminist Brazilian Artist Marcela Sabia On Instagram, Do It Now!

If you are looking for a body-positive, trans-inclusive, intersectional feminist Instagram account to follow, check out Brazilian artist Marcela Sabia (@Marcelailustra). We’re not sure why it took us this long […]

Causes

Asian-American Intersectional Feminist Event Series Launched In NYC To Discuss Resistance Under Trump

Asian-American Intersectional Feminist Event Series Launched In NYC To Discuss Resistance Under Trump

For many across the United States, it is the word that is keeping us motivated to dig deeper and work hard over the next four years – resist. Under a […]

Creativity, Family Life

Mom Creates Feminist Napkin Art Series To Inspire Her Daughter During School Lunches

Mom Creates Feminist Napkin Art Series To Inspire Her Daughter During School Lunches

We all remember how we felt the day after the presidential election. That feeling is starting to compound as inauguration day draws ever closer. With the knowledge that we are […]

Celebrities

Madonna’s Billboard ‘Woman Of The Year’ Speech Is An Unapologetic Rally Cry For “Nasty Women” Everywhere

Madonna’s Billboard ‘Woman Of The Year’ Speech Is An Unapologetic Rally Cry For “Nasty Women” Everywhere

It was the acceptance speech that brought down the house. Noted badass, musician, artist and feminist Madonna was honored with the title of ‘Woman of the Year’ at the 2016 […]

Entertainment

Amazon’s ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Is The Feminist Answer To ‘Mad Men’ We’ve Been Waiting For

Amazon’s ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Is The Feminist Answer To ‘Mad Men’ We’ve Been Waiting For

It’s seems crazy to think of a moment in our history, not too far behind us, when women were forbidden from doing things in society based on gender, and we’re […]

Creativity

Artist Series ‘Building Blocks Of Change’ Explores Society’s Expectations Of Women

Artist Series ‘Building Blocks Of Change’ Explores Society’s Expectations Of Women

There are many forms of activism in the world, and one of our favorites is through the medium of art. We have no doubt that every single person reading this […]

Boys We Like

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

He made history in May after being elected as London’s new mayor. Sadiq Khan, 45, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, became the first practicing Muslim to lead a […]

Boys We Like

US Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva Is Not Afraid To Call Himself A Feminist

US Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva Is Not Afraid To Call Himself A Feminist

Is it just us, or is the American Olympic gymnastics team the ultimate squad??! We’re not just talking about the badass women, who clearly knocked it out of Rio at […]

Celebrities

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

You know her on screen as the college freshman who saved the Bardon Bellas from obscurity in ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, but in real life, actress Anna Kendrick’s […]