Post Tagged with: "sexism"

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 […]

Boys We Like

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

We’ve talked at length about the need for more diversity and gender equality in Hollywood. We’ve shared numerous articles about various women who are speaking up, taking a stand and […]

Boys We Like, Feminism

Ex-Footballer Wade Davis Explains How Fighting Homophobia Led Him To Discover Feminism

Ex-Footballer Wade Davis Explains How Fighting Homophobia Led Him To Discover Feminism

He is the ex pro-footballer who publicly declared he was gay in 2012, which shocked the die-hard American sports world. Wade Davis has previously played for the Titans, Redskins and […]

Entertainment

“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

You may have noticed the numerous articles we post about the gender imbalance in Hollywood. Whether it be the industry’s reluctance to green light more female-driven stories (thankfully with the […]

Entertainment

Punk Band ‘War On Women’ Tackles Harassment, Rape & Sexism In Their In-Your-Face Lyrics

Punk Band ‘War On Women’ Tackles Harassment, Rape & Sexism In Their In-Your-Face Lyrics

With a name like War On Women, there should be no doubt in anyone’s mind what this band stands for. Fronted by singer Shawna Potter, the band is based out […]

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 […]

Entertainment

‘The Young Turks’ Ana Kasparian Says Sexism Toward Smart Women Is What Makes Her A Feminist

‘The Young Turks’ Ana Kasparian Says Sexism Toward Smart Women Is What Makes Her A Feminist

We talk a lot about sexism and the unequal treatment of women in film on television and in industries like technology and politics. We don’t necessarily focus on a lot […]

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 […]

Working Women

Australian High School Introduces A Groundbreaking Feminist Curriculum Called ‘Fightback’

Australian High School Introduces A Groundbreaking Feminist Curriculum Called ‘Fightback’

Not too long ago we conducted an interview with British filmmaker Leslee Udwin about her powerful and gut-wrenching documentary ‘India’s Daughter’ based around the horrific gang rape of a young […]