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Boys We Like, Politics

Ground-Breaking New Law Against Campus Sexual Assault Introduced By NY Gov Andrew Cuomo

Ground-Breaking New Law Against Campus Sexual Assault Introduced By NY Gov Andrew Cuomo

College sexual assault is an extremely serious issue that has been part of the collective consciousness in America over the past few years. According to statistics, it is estimated that […]

Celebrities

Juliana Margulies: On-Screen Badass, Off-Screen Women’s Advocate

Juliana Margulies: On-Screen Badass, Off-Screen Women’s Advocate

If you haven’t ever watched an episode of ‘The Good Wife’, seriously what have you been doing?!? This is the hit show that put actress Juliana Margulies back in the […]

Politics

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

The April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal not only devastated the country and its inhabitants, but sent tremors around the world to the impact of these natural disasters. […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

Contributors

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

Celebrities

Lena Dunham On Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift, & Jane The Virgin

Lena Dunham On Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift, & Jane The Virgin

Yay for HBO’s ‘Girls’ being back on air! And with the new season comes a whole load of new laughs and drama, which we can’t wait for beeteedubs. Off air, […]

Causes

Kerry Washington & Co. Star In New White House Sexual Assault PSA

Kerry Washington & Co. Star In New White House Sexual Assault PSA

According to new research by The White House released in January 2014, 1 in 5 female college students will be a victim of rape. While men are also at risk, […]

Causes

Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

There are many non-profit and government led campaigns and initiatives aimed at tackling issues such as sexual assault, domestic violence, gender violence and rape. While we are certainly thankful for […]

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 […]

Boys We Like, Causes

Hollywood’s Hottest Men Leading The Fight Against Sexual Assault

Hollywood’s Hottest Men Leading The Fight Against Sexual Assault

Sexual assault and domestic violence is not just a female issue. It is a human issue and men need to be educated and speak out for injustice just as much […]

Contributors, Family Life

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

The following posts were written by Darci Siegel, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, and India Witkin, a 17-year-old high school senior, a 16-year-old high school junior, who are cast members […]

Entertainment

Youtube Star Laci Green Slams Sexual Objectification Of Women In The Media

Youtube Star Laci Green Slams Sexual Objectification Of Women In The Media

If you haven’t subscribed to Youtuber Laci Green’s channel, perhaps this video will easily persuade you to do so. Unlike the many young girls out there who try to gain […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama: “Real Men Do Not Hurt Women”

President Obama: “Real Men Do Not Hurt Women”

Whether you agree on his policies or not, and whether you voted for him or not, there’s finally something we can all agree to like President Barack Obama for. The […]

Causes, Politics

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The United Nations Women organization just released this powerful public service announcement on December 9, 2013 for every woman in Egypt who is a victim of violence or abuse. The […]

Entertainment

‘The Invisible War’ Docu About Female Military Sexual Assault Creating A Stir

‘The Invisible War’ Docu About Female Military Sexual Assault Creating A Stir

Every awards season there is one film in the Documentary category that becomes a huge hit and is talked about for the rest of the year. In 2013 it is […]