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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), […]

Politics

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Get out the vote. These are 4 words that many of us around the world take for granted, but this past weekend, for women in Saudi Arabia, it was the […]

Working Women

Mexican Conductor Alondra de la Parra Makes History In The Classical Music Industry

Mexican Conductor Alondra de la Parra Makes History In The Classical Music Industry

Women who make history and break barriers (especially gender barriers) never get old for us. We love sharing about the everyday badass and determined women around the world who are […]

Sports

Justine Siegal Becomes The 1st Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

Justine Siegal Becomes The 1st Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

Remember the name Justine Siegal, because for the past few years she has been making history in a number of different occasions, but now she has really hit a home […]

Sports

College Student Makes History By Becoming The 1st Woman To Scale The Swiss Alps

College Student Makes History By Becoming The 1st Woman To Scale The Swiss Alps

Get familiar with the name Sasha DiGiulian. She is a senior college student from Columbia University and is also a world champion rock climber. But she has just added a […]

Politics

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

Politics

History Made In Afghanistan With The Nomination Of The 1st Female Supreme Court Judge

History Made In Afghanistan With The Nomination Of The 1st Female Supreme Court Judge

Now this is democracy in action! Ever since the Taliban rule ended in Afghanistan and a democratic government was set up after the war with the help of US intervention, […]

Girl on a Mission

Civil War Docu Showcasing Women Who Hid Their Gender To Fight For Their Country

Civil War Docu Showcasing Women Who Hid Their Gender To Fight For Their Country

When you think of the Civil War, you normally think of a bunch of guys in thick woolen suits with long musket-type guns and those flat top hats. Images of […]

Contributors

The Radical Female Russian Revolutionists Who Changed History Long Before Pussy Riot

The Radical Female Russian Revolutionists Who Changed History Long Before Pussy Riot

By Anne Skuse What fascinates me about this story is the tremendous force of these women. From the moment I was introduced, I was hooked. This is the hidden truth […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Dad Dresses Daughter As Iconic Black Women For An Awesome Photography Project

Dad Dresses Daughter As Iconic Black Women For An Awesome Photography Project

February was Black History Month, March was Women’s History Month, and March 8 was International Women’s Day. While those aren’t the ONLY times to celebrate women and people of color, […]

Causes

Spark Summit Teams With Google To Put Women’s Achievements On The Map

Spark Summit Teams With Google To Put Women’s Achievements On The Map

A new app is set to change the course of female history forever. Non-profit girls activist organization Spark Summit have teamed up with Google and app Field Trip to create […]

Working Women

10 Incredible Female Leaders That History Books Forgot, But We Refuse To!

10 Incredible Female Leaders That History Books Forgot, But We Refuse To!

Why do we only get to celebrate the history of women during one month of the year, you guys? The truth is we don’t. and lucky for you, sites like […]

Causes

2 Art Projects Serve As Important Reminders Of The Need For Gender Equality

2 Art Projects Serve As Important Reminders Of The Need For Gender Equality

Art can often be a vehicle that enables society to think about issues in ways that the media or other industries cannot. When we talk about needing “change”, the biggest […]

Fashion & Beauty

Robyn Lawley Makes History As The 1st Plus Size Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Model

Robyn Lawley Makes History As The 1st Plus Size Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Model

Hooray for history-making women! We LOVE Robyn Lawley and everything she stands for because in almost every interview she does, she talk about body image, being a plus size model, […]

Girl on a Mission

Four Women Make History By Dominating The ‘Australian Of The Year’ Awards

Four Women Make History By Dominating The ‘Australian Of The Year’ Awards

January 26 is celebrated as Australia Day each year, and it is a time when the nation takes time out to reflect on their achievements of the past year, as […]