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Family Life

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

Sports

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

By Cassie Brewer As young children, girls and boys are encouraged to get out and play sports. No one is excluded, Everyone has a chance to show their stuff on […]

Working Women

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

We live in a world where it is hard to escape stories about celebrities, negative gossip, trash, and superficial issues. The younger generation are growing up only knowing a world […]

Girl on a Mission

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

She is best known for her former role as host on the international Hollywood news show ‘Access Hollywood’, but there is a different side to TV personality Shaun Robinson that […]

Family Life

Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

By now you know the drill: A major blockbuster movie featuring a range of superheroes or action stars gets released, merchandise sales go through the roof, but toy companies fail […]

Causes

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

When it comes to discussing rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence, it’s hard to find a place on earth that has not experienced this widespread problem. However, what is interesting […]

Interviews, Sports

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

We are big believers in the phrase: “you can’t be what you can’t see”, penned by The Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman. It holds a lot of meaning […]

Working Women

This All-Female Coding School In Afghanistan Is Inspiring The Younger Gen. Of STEM Girls

This All-Female Coding School In Afghanistan Is Inspiring The Younger Gen. Of STEM Girls

There is a movement happening around the world to engage especially young women and girls in STEM industries. Given that our society is only going to continue to innovate, it […]

Politics, Working Women

Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Boko Haram stole the headlines when it kidnapped hundreds of girls in 2014, but beyond the headlines lies an even larger threat to Africa’s largest country. Tens of thousands of […]

Family Life

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

Notice anything about the images on the magazine covers above? Aside form the picture of Tiger Woods on Vanity Fair, all the women fit into a very narrow ideal of […]

Contributors

My Daughter Was Told Her Outfit Was “Inappropriate”. Here’s My Response To The Dress Code Epidemic

My Daughter Was Told Her Outfit Was “Inappropriate”. Here’s My Response To The Dress Code Epidemic

By Abigail Smith As someone who frequents social media and identifies as a feminist, I have been aware of the controversy surrounding school dress codes for a while. I’ve seen […]

Family Life, Interviews

This Book Series Is Inspiring Girls To Be Rebels & Badasses Instead Of Princesses Or Beauty Queens

This Book Series Is Inspiring Girls To Be Rebels & Badasses Instead Of Princesses Or Beauty Queens

By now you are probably familiar with our view on the Disney Princess phenomenon. With multiple articles posted on our site about how the notion of aspiring to marriage and […]

Boys We Like

Prince Harry, In His Most Feminist Moment To Date, Gave A Rousing Speech Championing Gender Equality

Prince Harry, In His Most Feminist Moment To Date, Gave A Rousing Speech Championing Gender Equality

When it comes to articles about the British Royal family, an overwhelming amount are about Princess Katherine Middleton as she has become a fashion obsession for people around the globe […]

Contributors

I Started A Clothing Line Because I Was Sick Of Apparel That Sexualized Tween Girls

I Started A Clothing Line Because I Was Sick Of Apparel That Sexualized Tween Girls

By Cindy Tank-Murphy Tween & Sexy are not synonymous words, yet too many clothing companies think the two should co-exist. For as long as I can recall, there has always […]

Causes

Nesquik Hires Possibly The World’s Youngest Female Director For Its New Campaign

Nesquik Hires Possibly The World’s Youngest Female Director For Its New Campaign

We already know the film industry has a huge gender gap when it comes to the presence of female directors. While there are many seeking to find solutions, one that […]