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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, […]

Interviews

Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Adoption is a major life-changing issue. When you meet families in the US who have adopted children from other countries (think Angelina Jolie or Madonna) or who adopt interracially, it […]

Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

In a recent speech at a Human Rights Campaign gala in Los Angeles to accept the Ally for Equality Award, Shonda Rhimes once again has proved why there is no […]

Celebrities

Kerry Washington Talks Voting Rights, Race & The Power Of Unity At The GLAAD Awards

Kerry Washington Talks Voting Rights, Race & The Power Of Unity At The GLAAD Awards

At the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards, actress Kerry Washington, popular for playing political fixer Olivia Pope in ABC’s ‘Scandal’ gave a speech that reverberated around the industry and online. She […]

Causes

ICYMI 3 Teen Girls Call Out America’s Biggest Problem In Viral Poetry Slam

ICYMI 3 Teen Girls Call Out America’s Biggest Problem In Viral Poetry Slam

Whenever a new year rolls around it’s a great time to reflect on the achievements on the previous 12 months and dive into the future head first feeling confident, excited […]

Entertainment

Why You Should Never Stereotype Shonda Rhimes By Gender Or Race

Why You Should Never Stereotype Shonda Rhimes By Gender Or Race

When New York Times reporter Alessandra Stanley wrote an article about Shonda Rhimes’ latest ABC show ‘How to Get Away With Murder’, she should’ve titled it “I’m going to backhandedly […]

Fashion & Beauty

Photography Project Exposes The Racist Problem With Photoshop

Photography Project Exposes The Racist Problem With Photoshop

They say a picture says a thousand words. We’re not sure who “they” are specifically, but what they said was definitely on the money. You may remember Kansas City blogger […]

Entertainment

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

Gotta give a huge shout out to one of our fave blogs Women and Hollywood over at Indiewire for always being on point with industry news relating to women. While […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Debenhams Probably Pissed Off Fashion Snobs With This Lookbook. We’re Glad!

Debenhams Probably Pissed Off Fashion Snobs With This Lookbook. We’re Glad!

A model over 70, a plus size woman in a bikini and an amputee are just a few of the people you will see in major UK retailer Debenhams’ summer […]

Sports

Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Breaking Ballet Stereotypes

Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Breaking Ballet Stereotypes

Meet Misty Copeland, if you haven’t already yet. She is a 30 year old ballerina in the American Ballet Theatre. That in itself is a huge achievement, as anyone who […]