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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 […]

Interviews

How A Serious Snowboarding Injury Led Me To Create A Sports Media Site With A Difference

How A Serious Snowboarding Injury Led Me To Create A Sports Media Site With A Difference

When we started GirlTalkHQ in November 2012, the one thing we knew for sure was this: that people wouldn’t find positive news “sexy”. With so many media vehicles sharing so […]

Causes

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

A couple of months ago we shared about the launch of a very important campaign called ‘Women Not Objects‘ which was created by advertising industry exec Madonna Badger. The idea […]

Working Women

‘Women Also Know Stuff’ –  A Site Created To Prevent Bias Against Female Poli-Sci Academics

‘Women Also Know Stuff’ – A Site Created To Prevent Bias Against Female Poli-Sci Academics

In a bid to create greater visibility among women in the academic field a group of genius females have created a website and database listing women who are experts in […]

Entertainment

Publishing Maven Kristin Prim Launches New Site Filled With Feminist Letters From Famous Femmes

Publishing Maven Kristin Prim Launches New Site Filled With Feminist Letters From Famous Femmes

If you aren’t already familiar with fashion and publishing maven Kristin Prim, here’s your chance. The 22 year old is a model, artist, and the creator of A23 and Prim […]

Politics

This Radio Station In Afghanistan Is Determined To Be A Platform For Women’s Rights, Despite Taliban Attacks

This Radio Station In Afghanistan Is Determined To Be A Platform For Women’s Rights, Despite Taliban Attacks

In September 2015, after nearly 14 years in seeming exile, the Taliban attacked a northern Afghanistan city called Kunduz, which decimated every part of town except the military base. It […]

Health

Men’s Voices Dominating Media Coverage Of Reproductive Rights Is A Huge Problem. Here’s Why…

Men’s Voices Dominating Media Coverage Of Reproductive Rights Is A Huge Problem. Here’s Why…

If there was any doubt the war on women’s reproductive rights was real and growing increasingly aggressive, all you have to do is look at the furious rate of laws […]

Entertainment

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin’s Spoken Word Poetry On The Power Of Media Spin Is A Must-Watch

Click-tivism. Keyboard Warriors. We’ve all heard those terms before. They speak about a type of engagement phenomenon relating to media fueled by the internet, social media, and the rise of […]

Entertainment

Women In The World Founder Tina Brown On Her Global Perspective On Feminism

Women In The World Founder Tina Brown On Her Global Perspective On Feminism

She is a powerhouse media mogul who we have come to respect greatly for her annual Women In The World summit which gathers world changers, thought-leaders, activists, celebrities, politicians, peacemakers, […]

Entertainment

‘The Riveter Magazine’ Is The Millennial Feminist Publication We Have Been Waiting For

‘The Riveter Magazine’ Is The Millennial Feminist Publication We Have Been Waiting For

Apparently if you are a media publication focused on women who are kicking ass, you will be considered “radical”. That’s the feedback the founders and editors of a new long-form […]

Causes, Sports

‘Cover The Athlete’ Campaign Challenges Sexist Double Standards Toward Female Athletes

‘Cover The Athlete’ Campaign Challenges Sexist Double Standards Toward Female Athletes

Yes, 1980s tennis champ John McEnroe, we are indeed deadly serious. Because you see, the sexist questions that female athletes have been fielding from the media since the beginning of […]

Body Image, Entertainment

New Docu ‘Mid Drift’ Wants To Change The Way We View Women’s Post Baby Bodies

New Docu ‘Mid Drift’ Wants To Change The Way We View Women’s Post Baby Bodies

As women, we are all too familiar with the phenomenon of the media focusing on women’s postpartum bodies. There is an obsession of seeing how quick supermodels, celebrities and public […]

Body Image, Boys We Like

Underwear Brand Dressmann Just Made A Badass Statement For Positive Male Body Image

Underwear Brand Dressmann Just Made A Badass Statement For Positive Male Body Image

If you thought women were the only creatures on earth to be the targets of negative body image messaging you’d be wrong. While women are most definitely seen as the […]

Contributors

Disproportion She Wrote: Why Female Writers Are Underrepresented In The Media

Disproportion She Wrote: Why Female Writers Are Underrepresented In The Media

By Lydia Huxley Much of the best music released over the last five years has been made by women or female-fronted groups. St. Vincent. tUnE-yArDs. Janelle Monae. Mr. Twin Sister. […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Lena Dunham Says The Media’s Fixation On Women’s Bodies Is Controlling & Sexist

Lena Dunham Says The Media’s Fixation On Women’s Bodies Is Controlling & Sexist

We have some major love for Lena Dunham. Not only is she the “voice of a generation”, but we love her because she is just unapologetically herself, proving success and […]