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The Celebrities Who Exemplify The Quote “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History”

The Celebrities Who Exemplify The Quote “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History”

Have you ever asked yourself what makes a woman powerful? Is it her educational background? Is it her well-connected parents? Is it the way she dresses? Or perhaps her career […]

Contributors

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

By Chell Stephen There’s a cool important thing going around these days to the tune of “we can’t be what we can’t see.” It is, of course, not new or […]

Body Image

How Women’s Running Mag Made A Bold Statement About Body Image With This Cover

How Women’s Running Mag Made A Bold Statement About Body Image With This Cover

Forget everything you know about fitness magazines, a new era is upon us! Thanks to Women’s Running magazine who decided to put plus size model Erica Schenk on the cover […]

Interviews, Sports

In Honor Of The Women’s World Cup, These Young Girls Show Their Best #Gameface

In Honor Of The Women’s World Cup, These Young Girls Show Their Best #Gameface

Not sure about you guys but if you are sick of hearing about all the FIFA scandals, relax, because this post is going to have NOTHING to do with that! […]

Family Life

‘The Princess Who Saved Herself’ Is The Book EVERY Girl Needs To Read

‘The Princess Who Saved Herself’ Is The Book EVERY Girl Needs To Read

If you are a parent with young children, especially daughters, you have no doubt been bombarded with the saturation of Disney Princesses everywhere you turn. They’re online, they’re on your […]

Family Life

Is Barbie’s ‘Be Super’ Campaign Enough To Rescue The Doll From It’s Image Crisis?

Is Barbie’s ‘Be Super’ Campaign Enough To Rescue The Doll From It’s Image Crisis?

Here’s the latest installment in the Barbie makeover saga. She is no longer a doll trying out over 150 different careers, gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine or updating […]

Body Image

Kelly Clarkson, Rebel Wilson & The Push Back Against Body-Shaming Culture

Kelly Clarkson, Rebel Wilson & The Push Back Against Body-Shaming Culture

By now you’re probably already familiar with some or all of these stories. Singer Kelly Clarkson being “fat-shamed” by a British woman on twitter. The Canadian meteorologist receiving derogatory viewer […]

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 […]

Interviews

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

A long long time ago, the world of video games belonged exclusively to men and boys. Today, the gaming world landscape is half occupied by women and girls. With this […]

Fashion & Beauty

If Fashion Brands Ditched Supermodels For Superheroes Here’s What They’d Look Like

If Fashion Brands Ditched Supermodels For Superheroes Here’s What They’d Look Like

Imagine if all the world’s biggest fashion campaigns featured real life female super heroes, as opposed to supermodels? We don’t hate models or think fashion is evil, but there is […]

Entertainment

Why Natalie Dormer Is More Interested In Feminism Than Girl Power

Why Natalie Dormer Is More Interested In Feminism Than Girl Power

British actress Natalie Dormer, best known for her roles in ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Tudors’ will be seen in a completely new light in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part […]

Celebrities

Annie Lennox On Feminism, Fame & Positive Female Role Models

Annie Lennox On Feminism, Fame & Positive Female Role Models

Christmas day 2014 marks a very important day for legendary British pop star Annie Lennox – she will be turning 60! Wow! Talk about a successful career to last the […]

Family Life

Miss Possible Doll Range Empowering Girls To “Dream Big”

Miss Possible Doll Range Empowering Girls To “Dream Big”

We’re all about promoting and finding positive role models, especially for young girls. We’ve seen a recent influx of toy creators making updated versions of the stereotypical toys that have […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss England Organizers Says Beauty Pageants Promote Role Models

Miss England Organizers Says Beauty Pageants Promote Role Models

First off, we know how cold England can be, so bravo to those ladies for wearing bikinis and frolicking around in what was no doubt very cold water! June 2014 […]

Entertainment

UK Mag Promises More Feminist Fodder For Tween Audience After Dismal Survey

UK Mag Promises More Feminist Fodder For Tween Audience After Dismal Survey

Well here’s some news to delight the young feminist inside us all! A magazine in the UK called Girl Talk (no relation to us, though we are defs fangirling over […]