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Sports

Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

This story proves that the negative associations with the phrase “like a girl” seriously need to be abolished forever. It also shows how much more investment is needed in women’s […]

Feminism

Weighing Up The Pros And Cons Of The Dating World From A Feminist Perspective

Weighing Up The Pros And Cons Of The Dating World From A Feminist Perspective

Dating whilst being a feminist can be a bit of a minefield. So many assumptions can be made about a variety of things that you may or may not believe […]

Contributors

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

By Liz Greene Two months of excruciating pain and an endless barrage of medical testing had culminated in a surgery that was supposed to end my suffering, and return me […]

Sports

Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

It should go without saying that an athlete is an athlete is an athlete, regardless of their gender. It’s their performance on the field/court/track etc that counts. Sadly, the reality […]

Contributors

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina’s mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]

Celebrities

Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

We have said it before, and we’ll say it again. Every. Damn. Time. Tennis champion Serena Williams is the greatest athlete in the world. Not the greatest female, just athlete. […]

Boys We Like

Group Of In-Demand Male Speakers Band Together To Boycott All-Male Panels & Promote Female Voices

Group Of In-Demand Male Speakers Band Together To Boycott All-Male Panels & Promote Female Voices

No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. The image above really DOES say “Global Summit of Women” and the panel photographed really IS made up of white men. […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

It’s Feminist Friday time again! This is the weekly series where we get to take a break from the norm, and end our werk week by sharing the awesome videos […]

Entertainment

Watch The ‘Golden Probe Awards’ Honoring Achievements In Sexism & Anti-Choice Extremism

Watch The ‘Golden Probe Awards’ Honoring Achievements In Sexism & Anti-Choice Extremism

Forget the Golden Globes or the Oscars, THIS is the awards show for us! This Sunday, October 2nd, Lady Parts Justice will be hosting their first annual Golden Probe Awards, […]

Contributors

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

By Liz Greene While we’ve certainly come a long way in the past century, the majority of offices are still hotbeds of sexism. There’s still a sizable pay gap, parental […]

Celebrities

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

You know her on screen as the college freshman who saved the Bardon Bellas from obscurity in ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, but in real life, actress Anna Kendrick’s […]

Sports

Serena Williams Knows How To Serve Up Big Hits Against Body-Shamers, Misogynists & Critics

Serena Williams Knows How To Serve Up Big Hits Against Body-Shamers, Misogynists & Critics

There are many names uttered when people talk about the “World’s Greatest Athlete”, but for us there’s only one person – Serena Williams. At this stage, it’s just undeniable. Most […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Canadian Olympic Kayak Champ  Adam van Koeverden Slams Sexist Coverage From Rio

Canadian Olympic Kayak Champ Adam van Koeverden Slams Sexist Coverage From Rio

Aside from all the female badassery on display throughout the 2 weeks of the Rio Olympics which just came to a close, there was an important lesson many of us […]

Feminism, Sports

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

It’s Fri-YAY! And as the 2016 Rio Olympics come to a close, we would like to, no wait, we NEED to take some time to pay homage to the incredible […]

Boys We Like, Causes

These Men In Iran Are Wearing Hijabs In Solidarity For A Very Important Reason

These Men In Iran Are Wearing Hijabs In Solidarity For A Very Important Reason

If you are an avid social media user you have have recently come across a whole string of images of men wearing a hijab standing next to family members or […]