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Celebrities

Controversy Queen M.I.A On Feminism & Using Art To Raise Awareness About Important Issues

Controversy Queen M.I.A On Feminism & Using Art To Raise Awareness About Important Issues

She’s an internationally-renowned artist who is not afraid of pushing the boundaries in her music as well as on stage. Real name Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, M.I.A, she is a rapper, […]

Boys We Like

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

He made history in May after being elected as London’s new mayor. Sadiq Khan, 45, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, became the first practicing Muslim to lead a […]

Celebrities

Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks Feminism, Hillary Clinton & Her Upcoming Project About Victoria Woodhull

Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks Feminism, Hillary Clinton & Her Upcoming Project About Victoria Woodhull

She is one half of one of Hollywood’s most famous sibling duo, but what we love most about Maggie Gyllenhaal is the wide range of bold, badass and empowered roles […]

Contributors

In The Wake Of Hillary Clinton Making History, We Pay Homage To Other Female Presidential Candidates

In The Wake Of Hillary Clinton Making History, We Pay Homage To Other Female Presidential Candidates

By Katie McBeth With the primary elections coming to a close, the people of America are looking at a historic Presidential race. Based on the current projections from the media, […]

Politics

Anita Hill Talks Sexual Harassment, Race, Women In Politics, And Her Landmark 1991 Hearing

Anita Hill Talks Sexual Harassment, Race, Women In Politics, And Her Landmark 1991 Hearing

You may have recently seen the HBO original film ‘Confirmation’ starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill, recounting the story of the highly controversial senate hearing regarding sexual harassment toward Anita […]

Politics

“Deal Me In” – Why The 2016 US Presidential Election Will Be A Game-Changer For Women

“Deal Me In” – Why The 2016 US Presidential Election Will Be A Game-Changer For Women

It’s the phrase that will be a lasting sentiment to the significance of possibly electing the first female Democratic nominee and US president, thanks to Hillary Clinton. At a rally […]

Politics

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

When women are making history today for something that should’ve been done a long time ago, it’s clear there is still an inequality problem around the world. Yes it is […]

Interviews

Our Interview With A Pioneer Women’s Magazine Editor From Afghanistan Is A Must-Read

Our Interview With A Pioneer Women’s Magazine Editor From Afghanistan Is A Must-Read

This story about a woman who has endured far more than many of us ever will, is a testament to the power and the importance of media, especially in countries […]

Celebrities

Lena Dunham On Hillary Clinton’s Policies, Taylor Swift’s Girl Squads, & Miley Cyrus’ Feminism

Lena Dunham On Hillary Clinton’s Policies, Taylor Swift’s Girl Squads, & Miley Cyrus’ Feminism

There’s never a dull moment when it comes to Lena Dunham. She’s either making everyone’s heads spin by unashamedly appearing naked in ‘Girls’, the hit TV show she created and […]

Interviews

Art Imitating Life – ‘Courting Des Moines’ Movie Follows A Female Candidate’s Run To The White House

Art Imitating Life – ‘Courting Des Moines’ Movie Follows A Female Candidate’s Run To The White House

We are smack bang in the middle of an epic Presidential race, made all the more formidable with the prospect of America electing its first female president in Hillary Clinton. […]

Entertainment, Politics

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

Since it’s declaration of independence from France in 1962, Algeria has been a country in strife. It is the largest country on the African continent, and the 10th largest in […]

Celebrities

Kerry Washington On Race, Politics And That ‘Scandal’-ous Abortion Scene

Kerry Washington On Race, Politics And That ‘Scandal’-ous Abortion Scene

A few decades ago, if someone said that in the future, a black woman is going to play the lead character on one of prime time TV’s most popular series, […]

Politics

Fusion’s ‘The 30’ Series Highlights Millennial Women Changing Politics In The US Today

Fusion’s ‘The 30’ Series Highlights Millennial Women Changing Politics In The US Today

We are in the full swing of the 2016 US presidential election and not a day goes by that we don’t hear about certain candidates, certain measures they want to […]

Politics

Will Female Quotas Be The Way Forward To Ensure Equal Representation In Government?

Will Female Quotas Be The Way Forward To Ensure Equal Representation In Government?

After experiencing one of the most horrific genocides and civil wars in modern history, Rwanda underwent a massive structural change in its government when the 1994 ethnic struggle between Tutsis […]

Health

How Some US States Are Fighting Back For Women’s Access To Reproductive Healthcare

How Some US States Are Fighting Back For Women’s Access To Reproductive Healthcare

We often wonder if the women who fought for access to safe and legal abortion in 1973, when Roe v Wade was passed by the US Supreme Court, knew they […]