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Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

By Craig Pomeranz I have been thinking a lot lately about how early we force children to conform to adult behavior regarding sex and romance, especially as seen in pop […]

Creativity

Popular Comic Book Titles ‘Iron Man’ &  ‘Kick-Ass’ Getting Gender Reboots

Popular Comic Book Titles ‘Iron Man’ & ‘Kick-Ass’ Getting Gender Reboots

Move over Rihanna, there’s a new RiRi in town! Her name is Riri Williams, and she may not sing and dance, but she sure is super. Marvel has recently announced […]

Entertainment

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big At The 2016 Tony’s By Setting New Standards For Diversity On Broadway

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big At The 2016 Tony’s By Setting New Standards For Diversity On Broadway

The show was nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards, breaking a theatrical record, according to CBS News. Yep, we’re talking about the one and only ‘Hamilton’, the show that […]

Family Life

Do These Recent Barbie Campaigns Indicate A More Empowering Direction For Mattel?

Do These Recent Barbie Campaigns Indicate A More Empowering Direction For Mattel?

It’s no secret that we have been fairly critical of Barbie’s presence in young girls’ lives. With the Mattel-produced doll line overwhelmingly dominating the toy market compared to any other […]

Contributors

Having A Female Name On My Resume Stopped Me From Getting Job Interviews

Having A Female Name On My Resume Stopped Me From Getting Job Interviews

By LaTisha Conto I am no longer putting my name on my resume. My name has nothing to do with my work experience, accomplishments or skills. A name on a […]

Family Life

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

When you think of all the biggest, and most iconic superheroes in the world and throughout history, what names come to mind? And while you are thinking of them, what […]

Working Women

Documentary ‘Pioneers In Skirts’ Tackles Issues Of Equality In The Workplace For Future Generations

Documentary ‘Pioneers In Skirts’ Tackles Issues Of Equality In The Workplace For Future Generations

What is the definition of a pioneer? Essentially it is someone who establishes something or becomes the first to do something that has not existed before. When we talk about […]

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How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

To put it simply, gender stereotypes suck! They are the generalization about the roles of each gender. Here’s why gender stereotypes just don’t work anymore: because they hold both men […]

Politics

Peta Credlin, Aust. PM’s Chief Of Staff, Boldly Makes A Speech About Sexism In Politics

Peta Credlin, Aust. PM’s Chief Of Staff, Boldly Makes A Speech About Sexism In Politics

You know there’s a gender problem in politics when men are criticized for their policies, and women are slammed for their outfits. Yes, it’s 2015 and we STILL have this […]

Boys We Like

Male Angel Investor Declares He Will Only Invest In Startups With Female Founders

Male Angel Investor Declares He Will Only Invest In Startups With Female Founders

A conservative estimate of the number of female-founded startups that successfully secure funding, vs male-founded ones sits at below 10%. In a study that looked at over 6000 tech companies […]

Feminism

The Interesting Difference In The Way Women Aged 5-50 Define Feminism

The Interesting Difference In The Way Women Aged 5-50 Define Feminism

If someone asked you for your definition of feminism, what would you say? Would you give the dictionary definition of “the social political and economic equality of both sexes” or […]

Celebrities

Cannes Wrap Up: Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Needs To Understand The Economic Power Of Women

Cannes Wrap Up: Salma Hayek Says Hollywood Needs To Understand The Economic Power Of Women

This year’s Cannes Film Festival has come at a time when the film industry (most notably Hollywood) has been under the spotlight quite a bit lately because of a tipping […]

Celebrities

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany On Feminism & Busting Female Stereotypes

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany On Feminism & Busting Female Stereotypes

TV is a very exciting medium these days as there seem to be far more varied roles featuring women expanding the previous stereotypes that have dominated for so long. ‘Orange […]

Girl on a Mission

The CEO Of YWCA Dara Richardson-Heron’s Plan To End Racial & Gender Inequality

The CEO Of YWCA Dara Richardson-Heron’s Plan To End Racial & Gender Inequality

It’s no secret that America has a problem with inequality. Whether it is race, gender or socio-economic background, just a quick scan of some of the biggest news stories over […]

Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

In a recent speech at a Human Rights Campaign gala in Los Angeles to accept the Ally for Equality Award, Shonda Rhimes once again has proved why there is no […]