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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 […]

Interviews

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

If you do a google search for recent news stories about educational textbooks across the United States, you’ll find some pretty abysmal articles. Whether is the heavy influence of the […]

Entertainment

‘Her Story: The Female Revolution’ Series Celebrates The Activists, Actresses & Leaders Changing The World

‘Her Story: The Female Revolution’ Series Celebrates The Activists, Actresses & Leaders Changing The World

It’s an exciting time for female empowerment the feminist movement. With the amount of elevated conversations about the role of women in society and the movement to increase the types […]

Celebrities

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

We love the emphasis on female empowerment seen in music lately. While it has always been existent throughout various periods of music, at no time has it been more important […]

Entertainment

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

Forget #OscarsSoWhite, because Broadway is clearly the medium breaking down barriers and leading the way! You are probably already aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Hamilton‘, which is a re-imagined […]

Entertainment

Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

On International Women’s Day, India’s Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha announced that for the first time in Indian military history, women will be allowed to become fighter pilots in the […]

Fashion & Beauty

Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

We love Harnaam Kaur! In case you have not yet heard about this badass confident woman, she is a British-Sikh body image activist who has just made history by becoming […]

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The History Lesson You Missed: It Turns Out Women Have Always Been Part Of The “Boys Club” In Gaming

The History Lesson You Missed: It Turns Out Women Have Always Been Part Of The “Boys Club” In Gaming

As women, we’ve been through huge amount of changes in what we can and can’t do over the years. The way that we are portrayed in the media, how others […]

Politics

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

When women are making history today for something that should’ve been done a long time ago, it’s clear there is still an inequality problem around the world. Yes it is […]

Entertainment

Female Cast Members Of ‘Hamilton’ Perform Feminist Quotes In A Badass, Contemporary Way

Female Cast Members Of ‘Hamilton’ Perform Feminist Quotes In A Badass, Contemporary Way

Everyone has been talking about the viral video of President Obama helping ‘Hamilton’ musical creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda perform a freestyle rap in the Rose Garden of the White […]

Family Life

American Girl Adds A Civil Rights-Era African American Doll To Its Collection

American Girl Adds A Civil Rights-Era African American Doll To Its Collection

Some great news for American Girl doll fans, the popular toy manufacturer has announced it is releasing a new doll in its BeForever historic line to mark the Civil Rights […]

Sports

These 4 British Women Just Completed An Epic Ocean Race & Made History While Doing It

These 4 British Women Just Completed An Epic Ocean Race & Made History While Doing It

There’s one phrase we never tire of: “women making history”. It gives us goosebumps to know that yes, even in 2016, there are many gender barriers to break, but that […]

Sports

Buffalo Bills Hire Kathryn Smith As An Asst. Coach, Making Her The 1st Full-Time Female NFL Coach

Buffalo Bills Hire Kathryn Smith As An Asst. Coach, Making Her The 1st Full-Time Female NFL Coach

We know you all cheered along with us when Jen Welter was hired as the assistant coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals football teach during their preseason. The former collegiate […]

Working Women

Female Composers Included In UK High School Exam For The 1st Time Thanks To This Student

Female Composers Included In UK High School Exam For The 1st Time Thanks To This Student

Is feminism needed in high school? Thanks to the diligent research and determination of UK high school student Jessy McCabe (pictured in the light green sweater in the image above), […]

Celebrities

Priyanka Chopra Makes History At The People’s Choice Awards, Becomes Poster Girl For Diversity

Priyanka Chopra Makes History At The People’s Choice Awards, Becomes Poster Girl For Diversity

When high fashion label Guess announced that Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was to be their first official woman of color for a campaign in 2013, the world took notice and […]