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Creativity

Celebrating Women: 8 Leading Designers Discuss Overcoming Challenges In Their Careers

Celebrating Women: 8 Leading Designers Discuss Overcoming Challenges In Their Careers

By Diana Bolboaca for Creatopy.com Every year on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day—a day dedicated to celebrating women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge, encouraging […]

Entertainment

Breaking Down The Dismissive Sexism Behind The Statement “She Just Wants Attention”

Breaking Down The Dismissive Sexism Behind The Statement “She Just Wants Attention”

By Kaytie Coughlin This seems to be a common western trope about the female who speaks her mind, expresses concern, wears scantily clad clothing, makeup, or simply voices an unpopular […]

Working Women

“Do You Plan To Have Children Soon?” The Illegal & Problematic Job Interview Questions Women Still Get

“Do You Plan To Have Children Soon?” The Illegal & Problematic Job Interview Questions Women Still Get

When interviewing for a job, many dread the “Why should we hire you?” question. But that got Resume.io thinking, is it really the worst interview question? That’s what they set […]

Feminism

It Really is More Expensive To Be A Woman In America – Here’s What You Can Do About It

It Really is More Expensive To Be A Woman In America – Here’s What You Can Do About It

A simple walk down the beauty aisle at a grocery store can highlight to anybody the high price that women pay for beauty products in modern America. According to YouGov’s […]

Interviews

A nike poster featuring Audain in 1982 (Image: Anne Audain)

Meet Anne Audain – Trailblazing NZ Athlete & First Female Runner Signed By Nike

March is Women’s History Month and while we believe in utilizing out platform to share the stories and lives of trailblazing women every day, this is a great time for […]

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 […]