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Entertainment

As A Woman & A Comedian I Refuse To Apologize For Being Sex-Positive In My Shows

As A Woman & A Comedian I Refuse To Apologize For Being Sex-Positive In My Shows

By Katerina Robinson When I first decided I wanted to try stand-up comedy a lot of people were very shocked. I am definitely not the loudest person in the room, […]

Contributors

A Female Harley-Rider On Sexism, Sport, And Biker Identity

A Female Harley-Rider On Sexism, Sport, And Biker Identity

By Mary Jane Black When you walk into a Harley Davidson dealership, you’ll immediately notice the separation between apparel for men and for women. Male riders choose jackets, t-shirts and […]

Contributors

Singer Birch On Learning About The Male Gaze And Reclaiming Her Body As Her Own

Singer Birch On Learning About The Male Gaze And Reclaiming Her Body As Her Own

By Birch I was 11 years old when I first understood that my body was not my own. That I did not exist for me, but for the opposite sex. […]

Working Women

How To Respond To Sexist Questions You May Hear On A Job Interview

How To Respond To Sexist Questions You May Hear On A Job Interview

The question of gender equality is something that has become a highly-discussed topic in a number of ways in society; however, we still have a long way to go, especially […]

Politics, Working Women

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Women have made serious strides leading up to 2019. Thanks to the “Year of the Woman,” when more women than ever ran for political office […]

Contributors, Creativity

It’s 2018 And Some Female Authors STILL Have To Disguise Their Gender So Male Readers Won’t Be Turned Off

It’s 2018 And Some Female Authors STILL Have To Disguise Their Gender So Male Readers Won’t Be Turned Off

By LS Hawker The first time an Amazon reviewer referred to me as “Mr. Hawker,” I wasn’t angry. I wasn’t offended. My reaction was this: “It worked!” I confess that […]

Sports

After Taking On Sexism In U.S. Hockey, These Olympian Sisters Are Just Getting Started

After Taking On Sexism In U.S. Hockey, These Olympian Sisters Are Just Getting Started

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando perhaps have more in common than the average set of siblings. Beyond being twin sisters, the pair are both Olympic […]

Contributors, Entertainment

The World’s Leading Female DJ On Making It Big In The Electronic Music “Boy’s Club”

The World’s Leading Female DJ On Making It Big In The Electronic Music “Boy’s Club”

By Charissa Saverio, aka DJ Rap I have been in the music business since I was 14 and am still touring, DJ-ing producing music on my labels and kicking ass […]

Entertainment

Black Eyed Peas On ‘Time’s Up’, Sexism In The Music Industry & Art As Activism

Black Eyed Peas On ‘Time’s Up’, Sexism In The Music Industry & Art As Activism

It’s something many of us have known for a while – that the music industry, still largely run by men, is indeed riddled with sexism. While there have been a […]

Girl on a Mission

Australian Teen Girl Breaks Exploring Record & Hits Back At Sexist Critics In The Best Way

Australian Teen Girl Breaks Exploring Record & Hits Back At Sexist Critics In The Best Way

There’s a saying that goes “revenge is a dish best served cold”, and in the case of 16 year-old record-breaking explorer Jade Hameister, that dish is a ham and cheese […]

Boys We Like

Artist Eli Rezkallah Brilliantly Reverses Gender Roles In A Series Of Sexist Advertisements

Artist Eli Rezkallah Brilliantly Reverses Gender Roles In A Series Of Sexist Advertisements

You’d think in 2018 the idea of stereotyped gender roles would be a thing of the past. While we have certainly progressed as a society in numerous ways, when you […]

Working Women

Hollywood Agent Created “The XX Project” Networking Group To Help Women Leverage Their Power

Hollywood Agent Created “The XX Project” Networking Group To Help Women Leverage Their Power

In the wake of the 2016 Presidential election, citizens across America were activated like never before. The result of a man who openly-bragged about sexual assault and spent his entire […]

Sports

Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

When it comes to surfing greats, Keala Kennelly is at the top of our list, not only for her accomplishments on the waves, but for her advocacy of gender equality […]

Working Women

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

If there was anything that could get the interwebs talking about workplace diversity, it is the now infamous internal memo written by former Google employee James Damore who wrote at […]

Contributors

Despite Sexism & Gender Inequality, Working In A Male-Dominated Industry Helped Me Find My Purpose

Despite Sexism & Gender Inequality, Working In A Male-Dominated Industry Helped Me Find My Purpose

By Sarah Potter After Sheryl Sandberg published ‘Lean In’, a non-fiction on the challenges women face in trying to get ahead, I thought there was an overarching sigh of relief […]