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A Female Harley-Rider On Sexism, Sport, And Biker Identity

A Female Harley-Rider On Sexism, Sport, And Biker Identity

By Mary Jane Black When you walk into a Harley Davidson dealership, you’ll immediately notice the separation between apparel for men and for women. Male riders choose jackets, t-shirts and […]

Sports

How I Learned To Combat Toxic Culture & Sexist Stereotypes In The Martial Arts World

How I Learned To Combat Toxic Culture & Sexist Stereotypes In The Martial Arts World

By Hebe Halstead Martial arts when practiced well teach respect and allow you to use your own power. I find it almost cringe-worthy to use the word “empowering”, but as […]

Girl on a Mission

This Feminist Skateboarding Collective Wants To Disrupt The White, Male-Dominated Sport

This Feminist Skateboarding Collective Wants To Disrupt The White, Male-Dominated Sport

We love women who disrupt norms in the name of feminism. That is exactly what this group of badass skaters are doing for skateboarding culture. Collectively they are known as […]

Interviews, Sports

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

The Volvo Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, and as one of the sport’s “big three” events, along with the […]

Sports

Iran Becomes 100th Member Of The Int’l Surfing Association Thanks To This Pioneer Female Surfer

Iran Becomes 100th Member Of The Int’l Surfing Association Thanks To This Pioneer Female Surfer

In news you probably did not think you would read today, Iran has officially become the 100th member of the International Surfing Association. Yes, you read that right. Iran, a […]

Sports

Oxford University Women’s Rugby Team Poses Nude To Raise Awareness About Eating Disorders

Oxford University Women’s Rugby Team Poses Nude To Raise Awareness About Eating Disorders

The Oxford University Women’s Rugby Team are tackling eating disorders and unhealthy body image ideals in a unique way: by stripping off while on the field and showing what it […]

Sports

Justine Siegal Becomes The 1st Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

Justine Siegal Becomes The 1st Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

Remember the name Justine Siegal, because for the past few years she has been making history in a number of different occasions, but now she has really hit a home […]

Sports

UK Women’s National Soccer Team The Lionesses On Being Role Models For Younger Girls

UK Women’s National Soccer Team The Lionesses On Being Role Models For Younger Girls

By now we’re all familiar with the incredible success of the US Women’s National Soccer Team at the recent Women’s World Cup held this summer in Canada. The US Women […]

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How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

How Defying Stereotypes Has Become A Recipe For Success For Women In Many Industries

To put it simply, gender stereotypes suck! They are the generalization about the roles of each gender. Here’s why gender stereotypes just don’t work anymore: because they hold both men […]

Entertainment, Sports

How ‘Like A Girl’ Has Set A New Standard For Female Empowerment In Advertising

How ‘Like A Girl’ Has Set A New Standard For Female Empowerment In Advertising

By now we’re all pretty familiar with the term “femvertising” right? For those who aren’t, it is the unofficial word used to refer to advertising that has a feminist slant […]

Interviews, Sports

In Honor Of The Women’s World Cup, These Young Girls Show Their Best #Gameface

In Honor Of The Women’s World Cup, These Young Girls Show Their Best #Gameface

Not sure about you guys but if you are sick of hearing about all the FIFA scandals, relax, because this post is going to have NOTHING to do with that! […]

Sports

Monster Truck Champ Nicole Johnson Is The Reason We Now Give A Damn About The Sport

Monster Truck Champ Nicole Johnson Is The Reason We Now Give A Damn About The Sport

Just when we never ever thought we’d be writing an article about Monster Trucks on GirlTalkHQ, we discover Nicole Johnson, and yep, just like that, we all of a sudden […]

Sports

Everlast Fighting Against Gender Labels With ‘I’m A Boxer’ Video

Everlast Fighting Against Gender Labels With ‘I’m A Boxer’ Video

Has Mike Tyson ever been called a “male boxer” or is his title void of any gender reference because it’s pretty damn obvious he is a guy? What about Manny […]

Sports

How Skateboarding Co. Skateistan Is Changing Kids Futures In Afghanistan

How Skateboarding Co. Skateistan Is Changing Kids Futures In Afghanistan

You don’t normally think of Afghanistan as a country synonymous with action sports or equality. But there are underground movements happening which are set to change the future of the […]

Sports

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

In a country which is so restrictive for women, the fact that a female basketball even exists in Saudi Arabia is pretty phenomenal. Women in the Saudi kingdom are not […]