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Family Life

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

When you think of all the biggest, and most iconic superheroes in the world and throughout history, what names come to mind? And while you are thinking of them, what […]

Entertainment

Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

In case you missed it, the newly revamped Ben Affleck and Matt Damon series on HBO ‘Project Greenlight’ returned to the small screen with an explosive first episode that firmly […]

Creativity

This Calendar Will Challenge Your Idea Of What A Feminist Is Supposed To Look Like

This Calendar Will Challenge Your Idea Of What A Feminist Is Supposed To Look Like

And by challenge your idea of feminism, we mean that in a positive empowering way. Folks, we get it, the word feminism or the idea of calling oneself a “feminist” […]

Entertainment

Matt Damon Misunderstood Diversity, Thankfully We Have Viola Davis Who Knows It’s Vital

Matt Damon Misunderstood Diversity, Thankfully We Have Viola Davis Who Knows It’s Vital

Yep, we’re on a bit of a Viola Davis kick, and who wouldn’t be after her historic Emmy win over the weekend!? If you are familiar with this website, you […]

Causes

The New Campaign Where Young Girls Show Disney What A Real Princess Looks Like

The New Campaign Where Young Girls Show Disney What A Real Princess Looks Like

Hands up if you’re sick of seeing the same types of “princess” depictions in media, entertainment and society? Hand up if you think the over-saturation of Disney princesses are damaging […]

Entertainment

CEO of PRI Alisa Miller Creates Initiative To Increase Women’s Stories In The News

CEO of PRI Alisa Miller Creates Initiative To Increase Women’s Stories In The News

Britney Spears’ breakdown. Anna Nicole Smith’s death. Kim Kardashian’s wedding – both of them. What do each of these events have in common? They dominate news headlines and are amongst […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Nigerian Man Creates ‘Queens Of Africa’ Dolls To Battle Barbie’s Homogeneity

Nigerian Man Creates ‘Queens Of Africa’ Dolls To Battle Barbie’s Homogeneity

Barbie used to be arguably the most popular toy for young girls. But a growing unrest over the stereotyped and homogenous attributes of the doll has made other toy manufacturers […]

Working Women

Intel Pledges $300 Million To Reach Diversity In Its Workforce By 2020

Intel Pledges $300 Million To Reach Diversity In Its Workforce By 2020

There are many tech giants who, in 2014, after releasing the results of their diversity reports, claimed they understood their lack of equality in the workplace and pledged to change […]

Celebrities

Rose McGowan Says The Lack Of Female Representation In Film Is Getting Old

Rose McGowan Says The Lack Of Female Representation In Film Is Getting Old

One of our all-time favorite feminists, actress and director Rose McGowan, has certainly been stepping up to the plate and taking a huge swing for equality for women in film. […]

Working Women

Google Launches Award To Increase Media Representations Of Women In Tech

Google Launches Award To Increase Media Representations Of Women In Tech

Midway through 2014, Google and a few other high-ranking tech companies released diversity reports for the first time, giving public accountability to the breakdown of their staff. The numbers and […]

Celebrities

Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck Are Raising Their Daughters To Be Feminists. Here’s Why…

Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck Are Raising Their Daughters To Be Feminists. Here’s Why…

Bennifer are our new fave Hollywood couple! But seriously you guys, shouldn’t everyone raise their children to be feminists? Ya know, teach them that men and women deserve equal treatment […]

Celebrities

Geena Davis Says The Lack Of Women In Hollywood Isn’t About Sexism

Geena Davis Says The Lack Of Women In Hollywood Isn’t About Sexism

You know her face, you know her name. And you may even be familiar with her work to give women greater visibility in the film industry. But Geena Davis is […]

Celebrities

Lupita Nyong’o Talks About “Planting Seeds Of Possibility” In Young Black Women

Lupita Nyong’o Talks About “Planting Seeds Of Possibility” In Young Black Women

It’s very fitting that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o was named Glamour Magazine’s ‘Woman of the Year’ 2014 because just one year ago, no one really knew who she was, and […]

Sports

All-Female Crew Set To Make Sailing History In The Volvo Ocean Race

All-Female Crew Set To Make Sailing History In The Volvo Ocean Race

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, an all-female crew will compete in what’s known as the toughest ocean race in the world, the Volvo Ocean Race. Team SCA are made up […]

Entertainment

Tea Leoni Talks ‘Madam Secretary’ & Her Feminist Producer Morgan Freeman

Tea Leoni Talks ‘Madam Secretary’ & Her Feminist Producer Morgan Freeman

Hooray for greater female representation on TV! We loved seeing Geena Davis as the President of the United States in ‘Commander and Chief’, can’t get enough of Julia Louis-Dreyfus as […]