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Entertainment

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

How Britain & Canada Are Fighting Inequality In The Film Industry

Gotta give a huge shout out to one of our fave blogs Women and Hollywood over at Indiewire for always being on point with industry news relating to women. While […]

Celebrities

Country Duo Maddie & Tae Boot-Scootin’ All Over Sexism In The Genre

Country Duo Maddie & Tae Boot-Scootin’ All Over Sexism In The Genre

Ok calm down die-hard country fans, we aren’t here to trample on your musical religion! Instead we’re using our space to promote a newbie female country duo Maddie and Tae […]

Feminism

“I Need Feminism Because…Songs Like ‘Blurred Lines’ Exist”

“I Need Feminism Because…Songs Like ‘Blurred Lines’ Exist”

Why is feminism relevant? Allison Wolfe who was part of the riot grrrl movement which ignited the punk arm of feminism in the 1990s told us in an interview “as […]

Entertainment

Buzzfeed Challenges Hollywood’s Gender Stereotypes With This Video

Buzzfeed Challenges Hollywood’s Gender Stereotypes With This Video

When you think of movies like Basic Instinct, Pretty Woman, and even more recently Twilight, you think of iconic scenes from each movie and iconic characters. Those characters and scenes […]

Creativity

Celebrity Headlines Without Blatant Sexism? Here’s What They’d Look Like

Celebrity Headlines Without Blatant Sexism? Here’s What They’d Look Like

The title of this post almost seems like an oxymoron, right? There’s no such thing as a celebrity or tabloid headline without some form of controversy, otherwise no one would […]

Causes

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Hey ladies. Ever been yelled at by men while you are walking down the street? Has it made you feel uncomfortable, objectified and in some ways violated? Well you aren’t […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Mythbusters Prove The ‘Throw Like A Girl’ Insult Is False…& Sexist

Mythbusters Prove The ‘Throw Like A Girl’ Insult Is False…& Sexist

It’s. About. To. Go. Down. Well actually, it already did! Ever heard the saying, sorry, insult “You throw like a girl”? Well next time you think about using this phrase […]

Creativity

Let’s Reverse The Gender Roles In Ads Which Objectify Women & See The Effect…

Let’s Reverse The Gender Roles In Ads Which Objectify Women & See The Effect…

Yes! Thank you Buzzfeed for creating such a thought-provoking video which provides a sharp social commentary on the state of media. We love the funny lists and compilations the pop-culture […]

Causes

Is Advertising Leading The Way For Violence & Sexism In Our Culture?

Is Advertising Leading The Way For Violence & Sexism In Our Culture?

It’s an interesting question, and it certainly has arguments both for and against. Our argument? We believe it certainly is one of the leaders of sexism in our culture. Why? […]

Entertainment

Video Showing All The Sexist Ways Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2013

Video Showing All The Sexist Ways Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2013

If you are familiar with the awesome documentary Miss Representation, you know that you, like us, were probably shocked by the sexism that still exists in mainstream media and that […]

Entertainment, Family Life

9 Y/O Girl Creates Genius App & Shames Sexist App Creators At Hackathon

9 Y/O Girl Creates Genius App & Shames Sexist App Creators At Hackathon

Kids and parents listen up! There’s no need to be bored any more, because an app is coming soon, which will make playdates a whole lot easier. Imagine something like […]

Contributors

In Defense Of Miley Cyrus, What About Robin Thicke?!

In Defense Of Miley Cyrus, What About Robin Thicke?!

Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance Sunday night sent a virtual shock wave through pop culture. Her hyper sexualized dancing, also known as ‘twerking’, her barely there latex outfit and her strategic […]

Entertainment

Suck It Boys! Nearly Half Of All Video Gamers Are Girls.

Suck It Boys! Nearly Half Of All Video Gamers Are Girls.

It’s like that old Bob Dylan song “oh the times they are a-changin’…” While that song was released in 1964, those words are eerily true of the tech and gaming […]

Politics

Julia Gillard Puts the Smackdown On Political Misogyny In Australia

Julia Gillard Puts the Smackdown On Political Misogyny In Australia

Australia’s first female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, recently made world headlines when she spoke in Parliament house about the sexism within politics that still exists today. The video got the […]