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Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our regular column where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the week! We’re all about dismantling misconceptions about feminism (sadly […]

Working Women

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

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‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

By now you may have already seen ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ movie made by HBO, starring Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, and Renee Elise Goldsberry. It recounts the true […]

Girl on a Mission

A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A woman’s place is in the revolution, and it turns out, it always has been. Although many of us are keenly aware that women and minorities have not always enjoyed […]

Working Women

Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Air India Makes History With Its Round-The-World All-Female Flight Crew, From Delhi To San Francisco

Throughout the global airline industry, women make up a mere 5% of commercial pilots. Why, in 2017, is this number still so low? In answer to a question like this, […]

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10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

If your feminism is not intersectional, then how feminist is it? That is the motto we are focusing on this Women’s History Month, where activism, intersectionality, equality and marginalized voices […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]