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Causes

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

Saudi women have won, after so long, the basic right to drive. This is an amazing victory, but it is also a litmus test for the pacing of equality. It […]

Body Image

Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Over the past few years we have seen a huge rising tide of voices, activists, models and both industry insiders and outsiders dismantling insular beauty standards that have been present […]

Girl on a Mission

25 Y/O Quits Job & Starts Youtube Channel To Dismantle Negative Perceptions About Muslims

25 Y/O Quits Job & Starts Youtube Channel To Dismantle Negative Perceptions About Muslims

With so much negativity and division in the world today, it’s easy to want to stay home, retreat in our safe spaces and hope we don’t become targets of the […]

Entertainment

Are These Instagram Celebrities Giving Girls A New Perspective On Social Media “Fame”?

Are These Instagram Celebrities Giving Girls A New Perspective On Social Media “Fame”?

By now you are probably already familiar with Australian Instagram celebrity/model Essena O’Neill, the teen girl who famously became a viral sensation (outside of her already large following) for declaring […]

Body Image

Model Myla Dalbesio’s Essay On Body Image Gets Personal About Body-Shaming Culture

Model Myla Dalbesio’s Essay On Body Image Gets Personal About Body-Shaming Culture

You may know her as the first “plus size” model to be chosen to model for Calvin Klein. Yep, Myla Dalbesio became a household name in fashion and pop culture […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

‘Super Dad’ Doyin Richards Explains How Having Daughters Changed His View On Women Forever

‘Super Dad’ Doyin Richards Explains How Having Daughters Changed His View On Women Forever

This is what the world needs more of – dads who are hands on with their families and understand gender roles do not dictate anything in our lives. You may […]

Causes

‘Like A Girl’ Second Video Further Redefines The Phrase With User-Generated Content

‘Like A Girl’ Second Video Further Redefines The Phrase With User-Generated Content

In 2014 feminine hygiene brand Always released a groundbreaking commercial/campaign titled ‘Like A Girl’ which broke through mainstream conversations to get people talking about how that phrase is often used […]

Causes

Doing Anything “Like A Girl” Should NOT Be An Insult!

Doing Anything “Like A Girl” Should NOT Be An Insult!

Being told you do something “like a girl” is generally seen as an insult in society, whether you are a man or a woman. The ‘Mythbusters’ team recently delved into […]

Body Image

Plus Size Woman Struts Bikini Bod In Public In The Name Of Confidence

Plus Size Woman Struts Bikini Bod In Public In The Name Of Confidence

We all know women who won’t leave the house without makeup, not even to get the mail. But imagine leaving home without your clothes? Would you say that’s a little […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission

Imagine If All Advertising Showed Diversity In Women’s Body Shapes Like This…

Imagine If All Advertising Showed Diversity In Women’s Body Shapes Like This…

Wanna know who our fave body image blogger is? Hands down, Jes Baker who writes The Militant Baker. And she should be yours too. And she should be the next […]

Entertainment

Sarah Silverman Says Female Comedians Rule Over Men!

Sarah Silverman Says Female Comedians Rule Over Men!

If you know anything about Sarah Silverman, it’s that she is unashamedly outspoken, crude at times, and holds no bars when it comes to her particular brand of comedy. Oh, […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Whether you like beauty pageants or loathe them, this one is worthwhile taking note of, because it’s not just about physical appearances and world peace. Miss Arab USA which started […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

What Every Young Girl Needs To Know, According To Supermodel Carre Otis

What Every Young Girl Needs To Know, According To Supermodel Carre Otis

If you know anything about the 1990s Supermodel era, then you have no doubt come across Carre Otis multiple times. The now 44 year old mother of two daughters has […]

Celebrities

Regular Spice? Victoria Beckham Reveals She Is More Normal Than “Posh”

Regular Spice? Victoria Beckham Reveals She Is More Normal Than “Posh”

We love Victoria Beckham. Why? She is a modern day female success who has it all. We aren’t just talking about money. She has a marriage which has had its […]

Fashion & Beauty, Working Women

Newsflash: Kate Upton Is A Model NOT A “Dumb Blonde”

Newsflash: Kate Upton Is A Model NOT A “Dumb Blonde”

Listen up people, Kate Upton is NOT a dumb blonde! The uber successful almost-supermodel covers the September issue of US Elle Magazine and opens up about more than just her […]