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Politics

Democrat Lucy Flores Is Your New Ethnic, Female Political Hero

Democrat Lucy Flores Is Your New Ethnic, Female Political Hero

It’s not everyday you look at a gorgeous young Latina woman and think “politician”. You normally think of an older white man. But back in the 60s and 70s no […]

Working Women

Facebook & Google Working Toward Diversity In Their Companies

Facebook & Google Working Toward Diversity In Their Companies

In case you weren’t in the know, Facebook and Google have entire departments dedicated to diversity. Seriously! It’s something we only became aware of recently, and it seems the timing […]

Celebrities

Cate Blanchett & Kerry Washington’s Inspiring Women In Film Speeches

Cate Blanchett & Kerry Washington’s Inspiring Women In Film Speeches

It was a who’s who of the film industry at the Women in Film’s Crystal + Lucy Awards held in Los Angeles recently. And we don’t just mean who’s who […]

Body Image

Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl Talks “Normal” Body Image

Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl Talks “Normal” Body Image

She didn’t win Miss USA 2014, heck she didn’t even make it to the final 10! But Miss Indiana, Mekayla Diehl has been talked about non-stop since the competition at […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: OITNB Revolutionizing Female Representation On TV

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: OITNB Revolutionizing Female Representation On TV

‘Orange Is The New Black’ is revolutionizing the way women are representing in mainstream TV. The hit show has such a diverse array of female characters, including the very first […]

Celebrities

Laverne Cox Talks About #YesAllWomen & Female Representation

Laverne Cox Talks About #YesAllWomen & Female Representation

Have you ever wondered why some people have the courage to speak their mind, and others don’t? A lot of the time the difference is having support and representation. That […]

Celebrities

Dakota Fanning: Women In Film Don’t Need Male Validation

Dakota Fanning: Women In Film Don’t Need Male Validation

Hmmm, it seems pretty evident to us that both Fanning sisters are huge fans of the Bechdel Test, and are clearly the new generation of Hollywood feminists. In May, promoting […]

Celebrities

Girls Actress Zosia Mamet Puts Modern Feminism On Blast

Girls Actress Zosia Mamet Puts Modern Feminism On Blast

OK, OMG you guys, like, Zosia Mamet is totally, like, our favorite person right now! And if you don’t watch her show ‘Girls’ and aren’t familiar with her character Shoshanna […]

Interviews, Politics

Senate Candidate Barbi Appelquist Tells Us Why Politics Needs Women

Senate Candidate Barbi Appelquist Tells Us Why Politics Needs Women

The US Senate Primaries are happening in early June, 2014. We recently spoke with Tennessee Republican candidate Brenda Lenard about her background, her policies and why we need more women […]

Entertainment

Female Filmmakers Creating A Social Change Movement Thru Documentaries

Female Filmmakers Creating A Social Change Movement Thru Documentaries

We’ve seen time and time again how mainstream media is doing a terrible job at representing women and gender roles. There are numerous studies, statistics and whiny blog posts (OK, […]

Fashion & Beauty

Designer Uses Disabled Models At Fashion Week Show Because…Diversity!

Designer Uses Disabled Models At Fashion Week Show Because…Diversity!

Moscow Fashion Week in Russia isn’t typically well known as one of the biggest in the fashion world, but after a pretty impressive stunt they pulled at this year’s event, […]

Causes

Organization Encouraging Advertisers To Use More Disabled Children In Campaigns

Organization Encouraging Advertisers To Use More Disabled Children In Campaigns

As human beings who are saturated by media in this technology and social media-drive age, we are constantly looking for better representations “on screen” and can usually find what we […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama Starts Campaign Tour For Gender Equality In America

President Obama Starts Campaign Tour For Gender Equality In America

Yes he can and yes he did! Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States just embarked on a new tour, campaigning for an issue that is very close […]

Fashion & Beauty

Model Chanel Iman on Diversity, Body Bullies And Black Women

Model Chanel Iman on Diversity, Body Bullies And Black Women

Model Chanel Iman is the latest Net-A-Porter online magazine cover girl, and in her interview she gets candid about the industry she has been working in since the age of […]

Editors Blog

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]