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Politics

How Do Biden And Trump Compare When It Comes To Gender Equality?

How Do Biden And Trump Compare When It Comes To Gender Equality?

For many people, 2016 was going to be a monumental year. The polls, the media, the public, and both campaign teams were preparing to usher in the first female president. […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Political Documentaries You Need To Watch Before The 2020 Election

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Political Documentaries You Need To Watch Before The 2020 Election

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column, that part of our week where we share 3 videos we love right now, usually centered around an intersectional feminist theme. This week we’re […]

Politics

Fmr Congressional Candidates & Mothers Join A Political Action Committee Working To Get More Moms Elected To Office

Fmr Congressional Candidates & Mothers Join A Political Action Committee Working To Get More Moms Elected To Office

In 2019, a record number of mothers of young children were sworn into Congress after Democrats swept the mid-terms in November 2018, which has been called “one of the most […]

Interviews

New Film ‘Long Gone By’ Shows The Impossible Realities Of Undocumented Latinx Immigrants In America Today.

New Film ‘Long Gone By’ Shows The Impossible Realities Of Undocumented Latinx Immigrants In America Today.

Every 4 years in the lead up to a presidential election here in the United States, one of the consistent issues that comes up on both sides of the aisle […]

Politics

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss The 2018 midterm elections ensured that the House is now far closer to equality than it’s ever been before.  A record number of women overall […]

Politics

Musician JØUR Reflects On Politics, The American Dream & Using Her Voice As A Form Of Resistance

Musician JØUR Reflects On Politics, The American Dream & Using Her Voice As A Form Of Resistance

By JØUR “What if I can’t wake up from this American Dream?” I feel like I’m pinching myself a lot lately. A lot the last 2 years. No, this is […]

Politics

Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

Discussions About Democracy – Would You Be More Likely To Vote If You Got The Day Off?

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Nearly 60 percent of voting-eligible Americans did not vote in past elections, 35 percent of whom said that scheduling conflicts with work or school kept them from getting to the polls. In response, nonpartisan nonprofit Vote.org officially launched ElectionDay.org, an initiative […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

Welcome to another Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we make no bones about supporting feminist content, sharing 3 videos that are on our radar right now. This week, we’re […]

Causes

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

By Tara Carey, Equality Now There are not a lot of news headlines these days about members of US Congress almost unanimously voting together in a bipartisan display for a […]

Feminism

Abbey Adkinson

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Bustle Launches Web Series Showcasing Leading Female Political Voices

It wouldn’t be a Friday without a good dose of feminism! Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, that part of the week where we get to fangirl over a […]

Politics

Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Hillary Clinton once said, “When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit — so let’s keep going, until every one of the 161 million […]

Entertainment

This Unique Theatre Show Uses Neuroscience To Examine The Effect Of Gender Stereotypes

This Unique Theatre Show Uses Neuroscience To Examine The Effect Of Gender Stereotypes

Many of us are familiar with the saying “the personal is political”. In the current political and social climate we’re living in, it applies more than ever, especially in the […]

Politics

A Woman-splanation Of What Trump Actually Meant In His State Of The Union Address

A Woman-splanation Of What Trump Actually Meant In His State Of The Union Address

On Tuesday night, 45 delivered his first State of the Union address. It was a long, confusing combination of standing ovations, empty statements, and inaccuracies. And yet, it was a […]

Entertainment

Feminist Play Starring All Women Of Color Is Challenging Australia’s Dominant White Narrative

Feminist Play Starring All Women Of Color Is Challenging Australia’s Dominant White Narrative

We’re getting some serious girl squad envy reading up about this feminist play from down under. ‘Hot Brown Honey’ is an Australian production from the Black Honey Company, founded by […]

Interviews

Ela Thier’s ‘Tomorrow Ever After’ Film Looks At Current-Day America From 600 Years In The Future

Ela Thier’s ‘Tomorrow Ever After’ Film Looks At Current-Day America From 600 Years In The Future

We’re knee-deep in turbulent political times here in the United States, an indeed around the world. As we wake up each day, scroll through our Twitter feeds and wonder what […]