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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 […]

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 […]

Family Life, Politics

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

When we think about the dominant sexist or patriarchal machine that is still largely in control of the world today, the idea of changing it to something more equal can […]

Entertainment

This Buzzfeed Video Perfectly Explains Why Saying “For A Girl” Is The Worst Way To Quantify Something

This Buzzfeed Video Perfectly Explains Why Saying “For A Girl” Is The Worst Way To Quantify Something

Ok fellow femmes, time to ‘fess up: have you ever had anyone pay you a compliment then immediately cancel out any good intentions by quantifying it with “for a girl”? […]

Boys We Like

This Movement Wants Men To Speak Up Against Harassment Toward Women

This Movement Wants Men To Speak Up Against Harassment Toward Women

Here are two pretty common truths: sexism is real, and most of the time it is so ingrained into us from an early age that if often feels normal to […]

Entertainment

‘Angry Indian Goddesses’, India’s Answer to ‘Bridesmaids’, Tackles Street Harassment & Sexism

‘Angry Indian Goddesses’, India’s Answer to ‘Bridesmaids’, Tackles Street Harassment & Sexism

Just when you thought the Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig-led female comedy smash hit ‘Bridesmaids’ was a one-off female comedy film, along comes a movie that proves just how powerful […]

Causes

Ukrainian Artist Maria Kulikovska Using Provocative Imagery To Protest Violence Against Women

Ukrainian Artist Maria Kulikovska Using Provocative Imagery To Protest Violence Against Women

We love showcasing and promoting women who are doing badass things for other women around the world. At GTHQ we have showcased a number of artists and creative visionaries who […]

Causes, Sports

‘Cover The Athlete’ Campaign Challenges Sexist Double Standards Toward Female Athletes

‘Cover The Athlete’ Campaign Challenges Sexist Double Standards Toward Female Athletes

Yes, 1980s tennis champ John McEnroe, we are indeed deadly serious. Because you see, the sexist questions that female athletes have been fielding from the media since the beginning of […]

Causes

“Feminists vs Photoshop” The New FCKH8 Campaign Where Women Stand Up To Sexist Beauty Standards

“Feminists vs Photoshop” The New FCKH8 Campaign Where Women Stand Up To Sexist Beauty Standards

We know you are already familiar with FCKH8 and their campaigns. Remember the potty mouthed princesses? Those sweet little angelic girls dropping F-bombs in the name of raising awareness about […]

Interviews

How ‘The Director List’ Project Puts All Female Director-Related Hollywood Excuses To Shame

How ‘The Director List’ Project Puts All Female Director-Related Hollywood Excuses To Shame

Here at GTHQ we find it weird that some people have such an obsession with unicorns, because if you are looking for a mythical creature, just look no further than […]

Causes

Wanna Avoid Spending Your Hard-Earned Money On Sexist Brands? There’s An App For That!

Wanna Avoid Spending Your Hard-Earned Money On Sexist Brands? There’s An App For That!

There is a stereotype that women like to shop and spend money. Well it turns out that stereotype is no myth. According to figures, women control 65% of global spending […]

Entertainment

Palestinian Rap Group Address Sexism In Their New Feminist Track “Who You Are”

Palestinian Rap Group Address Sexism In Their New Feminist Track “Who You Are”

With the state of pop music today, it’s hard to find artists and lyrics that really challenge the social norms the way the artists often did during the 60s, 70s […]

Entertainment

Documentary ‘GTFO’ Focusing On Harassment & Bullying Of Female Gamers

Documentary ‘GTFO’ Focusing On Harassment & Bullying Of Female Gamers

If you aren’t familiar with the whole Gamergate scandal from 2014, where female gamers, game developers and a a particular woman, Anita Sarkeesian who created a Youtube series exposing the […]

Causes

New Feminist Beer Campaign ‘Cerveja Feminista’ Is Challenging Sexism In Advertising

New Feminist Beer Campaign ‘Cerveja Feminista’ Is Challenging Sexism In Advertising

When you think of beer advertising, you think of a group of men crowded around a bar watching sports, chugging a few cold ones down, right? Why is it that […]