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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 […]

Entertainment

‘Nashville’ Creator Says Women Shouldn’t Give Up Fighting For Gender Equality In Hollywood

‘Nashville’ Creator Says Women Shouldn’t Give Up Fighting For Gender Equality In Hollywood

If you are a fan of good TV drama there’s a big chance you have seen ABC’s ‘Nashville’ which stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere as feuding country music stars. […]

Celebrities

Olivia Wilde: “Why Aren’t Women Being Empowered From A Young Age By The Media?”

Olivia Wilde: “Why Aren’t Women Being Empowered From A Young Age By The Media?”

If you are unfamiliar with the Vday movement, then don’t waste another moment getting in the know. It is a global activist movement campaign which aims to end violence against […]

Entertainment

Get Ready For A New Ms. Marvel: Ethnic, Diverse And Still As Badass As Ever!

Get Ready For A New Ms. Marvel: Ethnic, Diverse And Still As Badass As Ever!

“You can’t be what you can’t see” has got to be one of our favorite quotes. It was said by Marian Wright Edelman who is the founder & president of […]

Celebrities

What Lupita Nyong’o Is Teaching Society About Beauty Standards

What Lupita Nyong’o Is Teaching Society About Beauty Standards

Lupita Nyong’o is a woman we all love. She is the breakout star of ’12 Years a Slave’, won the SAG award and Critics Choice Award for her supporting role […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Geena Davis’ 2-Step Solution To Create Equality In Hollywood

Geena Davis’ 2-Step Solution To Create Equality In Hollywood

Hollywood still has a long way to go to reach complete gender equality. A study published by the New York Film Academy recently showed some statistics outlining just how unfair […]

Entertainment

Video Showing All The Sexist Ways Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2013

Video Showing All The Sexist Ways Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2013

If you are familiar with the awesome documentary Miss Representation, you know that you, like us, were probably shocked by the sexism that still exists in mainstream media and that […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Michelle Rodiguez Says Hollywood Needs More Independent, Strong Women

Michelle Rodiguez Says Hollywood Needs More Independent, Strong Women

Everyone knows actress Michelle Rodriguez as the tough female character in pretty much every film she has been in. All the ‘Fast and Furious’ films, ‘Machete Kills’, ‘Turbo’, ‘Resident Evil: […]

Fashion & Beauty

UK Fashion Giant Pushes The Boundaries, Using 85 Y/O Supermodel In A Campaign!

UK Fashion Giant Pushes The Boundaries, Using 85 Y/O Supermodel In A Campaign!

These days, to get noticed, you need to do something different and unique. While some big brands and companies choose to do something riske and controversial, others use thought-provoking and […]

Entertainment, Interviews

Surely There Are More Females In Hip Hop Than Just Nicki Minaj?

Surely There Are More Females In Hip Hop Than Just Nicki Minaj?

It’s a question we have been wondering lately. When you turn on the TV, scour the internet, and even look for new music to download on iTunes or any music-sharing […]

Boys We Like

‘Buffy’ Creator Joss Whedon Wants To See More Female Superhero Movies

‘Buffy’ Creator Joss Whedon Wants To See More Female Superhero Movies

The guy who created Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly series has given something special to Hollywood over the years for our generation: a group of strong female heroes […]