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Entertainment

Lights, Camera, Action: The Female Producers Bringing Their Visions To Broadway

Lights, Camera, Action: The Female Producers Bringing Their Visions To Broadway

The entertainment sector is fast changing to become a place where the fight for female empowerment is taking center stage. That was not always the case, with music, movies and […]

Working Women

The Pursuit Of Workplace Gender Equality & The Women Making It Happen

The Pursuit Of Workplace Gender Equality & The Women Making It Happen

There has been a lot of progress made for women in the workforce in germs of gender equality and campaigns to highlight discrimination and inequity in order to force change. […]

Causes

United Nations Steps Up Its Fight For The Environment By Engaging Majority Youth Around This Issue

United Nations Steps Up Its Fight For The Environment By Engaging Majority Youth Around This Issue

Climate change and issues concerning the global environment are easily the most urgent of our time, and there has been no demographic more prominent in this fight than youth. While […]

Contributors, Entertainment

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

By Jori Hamilton In the history of the Academy Awards, only one woman has ever won the Oscar for “Best Director.” In 2010, Kathhryn Bigelow won the award for her […]

Contributors

“The List Of Shit That Made Me A Feminist” – The Story Behind The Book

“The List Of Shit That Made Me A Feminist” – The Story Behind The Book

By Farida D “What made you a feminist?” This is the question that I was asking myself when I began writing what ended up being my poetry book “THE LIST […]

Working Women

Closing the Wage Gap Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Recruitment — Here’s How To Do It

Closing the Wage Gap Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Recruitment — Here’s How To Do It

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss With U.S. unemployment at a historic low, 77 percent of CEOs see the limited availability of skilled candidates as the biggest barrier to their business, […]

Creativity

Author Elizabeth Rhodes Releases ‘Feminism Is For Boys’ As A Tool To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity

Author Elizabeth Rhodes Releases ‘Feminism Is For Boys’ As A Tool To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity

We’re experiencing a cultural flashpoint right now across the globe. The #MeToo movement, initially started over a decade ago by activist Tarana Burke and brought to the mainstream in the […]

Politics

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss The 2018 midterm elections ensured that the House is now far closer to equality than it’s ever been before.  A record number of women overall […]

Working Women

I Told My Interviewer That I’m A Feminist – Here’s What Happened Next

I Told My Interviewer That I’m A Feminist – Here’s What Happened Next

By Kaitlyn Duling for Fairygodboss I didn’t want to. Maybe I didn’t need to. But after the fact, I am so glad I “came out as a feminist” to my […]

Family Life

“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

We have clearly reached a tipping point in our culture for gender equality, as evidenced by the wave of women rising up to political leadership positions, women launching businesses, women […]

Family Life

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss In her book, Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives instructions for raising a feminist daughter — but seldom do we talk […]

Working Women

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]

Sports

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

With names like Serena Williams, Lindsey Vonn, and Ronda Rousey dominating today’s sports headlines, it’s easy to forget that a mere 50 years ago we were having an entirely different […]

Entertainment

Geena Davis And Paul Feig Discuss Harvey Weinstein, Complex Female Characters & Gender Equality

Geena Davis And Paul Feig Discuss Harvey Weinstein, Complex Female Characters & Gender Equality

She’s an iconic actress who also heads up an institute which examines the data around gender in media in order to help proper gender equity on screen in Hollywood. He […]

Working Women

The World Health Organization Appoints A New, Majority Female, Senior Leadership Team

The World Health Organization Appoints A New, Majority Female, Senior Leadership Team

As TIME.com reported, the World Health Organization has announced its new senior leadership team and more than 60% of them are women! This is a major step forward when it […]