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Feminism

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Singer Rita Ora, Actress Saoirse Ronan & Author Erica Jong

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Singer Rita Ora, Actress Saoirse Ronan & Author Erica Jong

Are you sick of all the ways feminism is misrepresented in pop culture? Are you tired of hearing certain celebrities explain a very skewed and incorrect definition of a movement […]

Body Image

The ‘4th Trimester Bodies Project’ Celebrates Motherhood Sans Censorship & Shaming

The ‘4th Trimester Bodies Project’ Celebrates Motherhood Sans Censorship & Shaming

As women, we’re all familiar with the ugly phenomenon of body shaming. But we gotta say, for all the grief and pressure put on women and girls from a young […]

Boys We Like, Contributors

As A Man Here’s Why I Believe Gender Equality & Women’s Rights Are Also My Fight

As A Man Here’s Why I Believe Gender Equality & Women’s Rights Are Also My Fight

By Saurav Dutt I write from the perspective of a man who cares very much about women’s rights, gender equality, and homophobia. I’ve written about these issues within the context […]

Body Image

The Media Is Increasing It’s Focus On Male Body Image Issues & It’s About Time!

The Media Is Increasing It’s Focus On Male Body Image Issues & It’s About Time!

It’s no secret we are a website dedicated to sharing positive, inspiring and empowering messages for women, and discussing important topics that affect us. But in the spirit of true […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission

The Teen Girl Who Helped Change Seventeen Magazine’s Photoshop Policy Talks Body Image Activism

The Teen Girl Who Helped Change Seventeen Magazine’s Photoshop Policy Talks Body Image Activism

One of our all-time favorite news stories over the past few years is the story about a teen girl fed up with overly photoshopped images in the magazines she and […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Actress Ariel Winter’s Breast Reduction An Insight Into The Emphasis On Women’s Looks

Actress Ariel Winter’s Breast Reduction An Insight Into The Emphasis On Women’s Looks

It was a startling admission from the 17 year old star of ABC’s ‘Modern Family’. Actress Ariel Winter, who plays the nerdy Alex Pritchett on the show recently told Glamour […]

Entertainment

Feminism’s New Voices: Vice’s Broadly & ‘We Are The XX’ Charting New Paths In Media

Feminism’s New Voices: Vice’s Broadly & ‘We Are The XX’ Charting New Paths In Media

Every year, the Women’s Media Center, founded by feminist leader Gloria Steinem, released a report on the status of women in the US media. In their latest report detailing the […]

Entertainment

Sick Of Publications That Make Women Feel Inadequate? Then Get Familiar With Riposte Magazine

Sick Of Publications That Make Women Feel Inadequate? Then Get Familiar With Riposte Magazine

It’s no secret that the majority of women’s magazines in the world today exist to create and perpetuate a culture based on superficiality, bitchiness, and negativity. Sure not every bit […]

Celebrities

Sandra Bullock Basically Says ‘Ain’t Nobody Got Time For Dat’ About Media Attacks On Women

Sandra Bullock Basically Says ‘Ain’t Nobody Got Time For Dat’ About Media Attacks On Women

Ok she didn’t say this exactly, but she might as well have! In fact, award-winning actress and every woman’s secret celeb BFF crush Sandra Bullock said some things we have […]

Feminism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Inclusive Feminism Is The Only Feminism We Need

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Inclusive Feminism Is The Only Feminism We Need

You already know her as the best-selling author who has given one of the most incredible TED Talks on feminism. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is also the woman whose said TED […]

Entertainment

This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

You may have recently heard the news of a group of Indigenous American actors walking off the set of a new Adam Sandler movie called ‘The Ridiculous Six’ in disgust […]

Interviews

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

Entertainment

Hillary Clinton, Angelina Jolie, Aamir Khan & More Of Our Fave WITW Moments

Hillary Clinton, Angelina Jolie, Aamir Khan & More Of Our Fave WITW Moments

The 6th annual Women In The World Summit, hosted by The Daily Beast founder Tina Brown, just took place in New York City. Every year we have watched their coverage […]

Interviews

How The Indie Chicks Platform Is Merging Female Empowerment With Online Media

How The Indie Chicks Platform Is Merging Female Empowerment With Online Media

One of the reasons we started GirlTalkHQ was to create a platform in the digital media space where women could come and find news stories but with an empowering angle. […]

Girl on a Mission

This Millennial Muslim Feminist Blogger Is Challenging Media Stereotypes With Her Narrative

This Millennial Muslim Feminist Blogger Is Challenging Media Stereotypes With Her Narrative

When you hear the word “feminist” images of Rose the Riveter or Gloria Steinem often come to mind. We think of women who are fighting against gender inequality in society, […]