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Contributors

How I Learned I Don’t Have To Only Cast Straight, White Cis-Gendered Men As My Web Series Love Interest

How I Learned I Don’t Have To Only Cast Straight, White Cis-Gendered Men As My Web Series Love Interest

By Alex Spieth My journey to changing “the internet world as we know it” all started with pretty un-woke conversation when I was trying to cast a role in the […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: I Can’t Keep “Quiet” & “Pretty Big Movement” Destroying Dance Stereotypes

FEMINIST FRIDAY: I Can’t Keep “Quiet” & “Pretty Big Movement” Destroying Dance Stereotypes

Hello Friday, we’ve been waiting for you and now you are here! We love ending the week with our Feminist Friday series, where we get to share the videos we […]

Girl on a Mission

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

Entertainment

British MC Challenges Stereotypes With Her Feminism, Islamic Faith & Hip Hop Music

British MC Challenges Stereotypes With Her Feminism, Islamic Faith & Hip Hop Music

Back in 2015 we shared a post about two British artists who were breaking barriers and challenging stereotypes merely with their presence. The female hip hop duo known as Poetic […]

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Enough With The “Bad Driver” Jokes, Statistics Show Women Are Safer Drivers Than Men

Enough With The “Bad Driver” Jokes, Statistics Show Women Are Safer Drivers Than Men

When it comes to driving, many people end up getting into arguments regarding which gender is the safer driver. It turns out that female drivers are statistically safer than male […]

Creativity

Google Developers Design 13 Feminist Emojis To Break Down Stereotypes & Promote Equality

Google Developers Design 13 Feminist Emojis To Break Down Stereotypes & Promote Equality

You know there’s an inherent gender bias problem within the tech world when Kim Kardashian releases better “Kimojis” than the default emojis that exist on our phones already. Yep, in […]

Working Women

Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

You know what we love more than sharing about women who break barriers? Women who break barriers and shatter expectations along the way. That is precisely what we thought of […]

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 […]

Family Life

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

When you think of all the biggest, and most iconic superheroes in the world and throughout history, what names come to mind? And while you are thinking of them, what […]

Body Image, Boys We Like

Underwear Brand Dressmann Just Made A Badass Statement For Positive Male Body Image

Underwear Brand Dressmann Just Made A Badass Statement For Positive Male Body Image

If you thought women were the only creatures on earth to be the targets of negative body image messaging you’d be wrong. While women are most definitely seen as the […]

Contributors

What I Think About The Wage Gap After Learning I Was Paid Less Than Male Colleagues

What I Think About The Wage Gap After Learning I Was Paid Less Than Male Colleagues

By Torri Myler The wage gap is always a hot topic. Whether you’re a politician in search for media coverage or a feminist settling for the easiest argument supporting gender […]

Sports

Meet The 1st Female Wrestler In The Arab World Whose Opponents Are All Men

Meet The 1st Female Wrestler In The Arab World Whose Opponents Are All Men

We love a good stereotype-busting story! Meet Gheeda Chamasaddine, aka “Joelle Hunter”, who has officially become the first female wrestler in the Arab world. She is based in Dubai and […]

Celebrities

OITNB’s Lea delaria On Feminism, Being Butch & Her Body: “What’s Not To Love?!”

OITNB’s Lea delaria On Feminism, Being Butch & Her Body: “What’s Not To Love?!”

Ever since we binge-watched ‘Orange is the New Black’ season 3 on Netflix (umm, is there any OTHER way to watch this show?!?) we can’t get enough of Big Boo, […]

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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 […]

Working Women

Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

We love women who start movements! Especially the type that seek to break down gender barriers and stereotypes. You may remember Isis Anchalee, the San Fran software engineer who started […]