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Sports

The Importance Of Recognizing Female Sports Fans In A Male-Dominated Arena

The Importance Of Recognizing Female Sports Fans In A Male-Dominated Arena

It’s no secret that the sports field has been a male-dominated space. A quick glance around a stadium during a major game, and it’s clear to see that sports fans […]

Contributors

Debut Author Subverts “Good Girl” Trope In Dark YA Fantasy Series

Debut Author Subverts “Good Girl” Trope In Dark YA Fantasy Series

What if you were told from the moment you were born that you were evil? Debut author Victory Witherkeigh creates a thrilling YA story that subverts expectations and finds that […]

Entertainment

Author Susan Azim Boyer. Image by Kyle Christensen

Iranian-American Author’s YA Debut Addresses Impact of Harmful Racial Media Stereotypes

In ‘Jasmine Zumideh Needs A Win’ (out November 1, 2022, Wednesday Books) Iranian American debut author Susan Azim Boyer depicts a high school election derailed by negative media coverage of […]

Contributors

It’s Our Time To Dismantle Harmful Stereotypes About Asian Women

It’s Our Time To Dismantle Harmful Stereotypes About Asian Women

By Sheena Yap Chan For centuries, Asian women have been seen as quiet, submissive and obedient. These stereotypes have hurt us as a whole because we end up being treated as […]

Creativity

“Sleeping Beauty” Photo Book Is A Tonic To Fabricated & Simplistic Portrayals Of Women.

“Sleeping Beauty” Photo Book Is A Tonic To Fabricated & Simplistic Portrayals Of Women.

“Sleeping Beauty” (MW Editions, December 2021) presents award-winning photographer Lydia Panas’ mesmerizing, psychologically charged color portraits of women and girls lying down or half-reclined in lush natural settings, a metaphor for […]

Fashion & Beauty

Breaking Barriers: The Decline Of Fashion Stereotypes

Breaking Barriers: The Decline Of Fashion Stereotypes

For many years, fashion stereotypes have existed within society. However, at the turn of the new decade, perceptions surrounding many pre-existing opinions have changed. While, of course, social alterations have […]

Creativity

Award-winning Author Releases New Children’s Book To Inspire The Next Generation Of Pragmatic Princesses

Award-winning Author Releases New Children’s Book To Inspire The Next Generation Of Pragmatic Princesses

We’re all about disrupting and destroying the stereotypical princess paradigm, especially when it comes to raising the next generation of girls to know they can aspire to greatness beyond the […]

Creativity

New Comic Book Centers A Female Asian-American Superhero, Who Defies Stereotypes, For An Inclusive Story

New Comic Book Centers A Female Asian-American Superhero, Who Defies Stereotypes, For An Inclusive Story

We’ve seen some major strides forward in the world of comic book superheroes both in the written medium and as they make the leap from page to TV and movie […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: India’s Official Oscars Entry, & Women Of Color Confronting Racial Stereotypes In Film

FEMINIST FRIDAY: India’s Official Oscars Entry, & Women Of Color Confronting Racial Stereotypes In Film

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column! That part of our week where we take time to celebrate 3 videos we can’t get enough of at the moment. This week’s theme […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women Vloggers From The Middle East Band Together To Dispel Arab Stereotypes

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women Vloggers From The Middle East Band Together To Dispel Arab Stereotypes

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! That time of the week where we share 3 of our fave videos that speak to a diverse, inclusive and intersectional definition of feminism. Given […]

Celebrities

Mindy Kaling Just Gave The Perfect Response To Every Single Sexist Working Mom Stereotype

Mindy Kaling Just Gave The Perfect Response To Every Single Sexist Working Mom Stereotype

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Working mothers hear it from everyone — their colleagues when they have to leave on time to pick up their kids, and even other moms […]

Family Life

Platform Launches India’s First “Gender-Cool” Merchandise For Kids To Build Awareness About Stereotypes

Platform Launches India’s First “Gender-Cool” Merchandise For Kids To Build Awareness About Stereotypes

If you aren’t yet familiar with the web platform Candidly, we highly suggest checking them out. They are a platform based out of India created to drive candid conversations on […]

Working Women

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Photo Stock Agency Releases Gender-Focused Data Around Depictions Of Certain Professions

There was a lot of talk in 2017 about the evolution of images portrayed of women in stock photography. Rewind just a couple decades, and most images of women floating […]

Girl on a Mission

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

A group of feminists in India are working to chip away at harmful cultural gender norms that do not have a place in the world in 2018. Collectively they are […]

Contributors

Five Stereotypes About Female Authors That Need To Be Permanently Erased

Five Stereotypes About Female Authors That Need To Be Permanently Erased

By Kevin Nelson It might sound surprising to some of us but a different attitude towards male and female writing still exists, and it affects publishing more than some of […]