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Girl on a Mission

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

Working Women

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

By Molly Connell Kids constantly hear that if they study hard and work hard for it, they can become whoever they want to. Sounds good, but is that all? Working […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Causes

Tired Of Everyday Micro-Aggressions & Stereotypes? This Photo Series Is Exactly What You Need

Tired Of Everyday Micro-Aggressions & Stereotypes? This Photo Series Is Exactly What You Need

We know how you feel. We all feel the same. We’re tired of racism. We’re tired of stereotypes. We’re tired of gender bias. We’re tired of media hype. We. Are. […]

Interviews

Comedian Lynn Bixenspan Talks To Us About The Collision Of Feminism & Comedy

Comedian Lynn Bixenspan Talks To Us About The Collision Of Feminism & Comedy

For those of you who have been following our blog and reading our content for a while, it will be no surprise to you that two of our favorite things […]

Family Life

These Children’s Books Enable Kids To Challenge Stereotypes & Narrow Standards

These Children’s Books Enable Kids To Challenge Stereotypes & Narrow Standards

According to a study by live science, a child’s ideas about stereotypes develop from as young as 1st grade and that comes from influence form the parents or guardians they […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Swedish Photographer Shows Compelling Reasons For Paternity Leave In This Photo Series

Swedish Photographer Shows Compelling Reasons For Paternity Leave In This Photo Series

Given that America is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not have any form of government mandated parental leave (despite numerous studies showing it is greatly beneficial […]

Girl on a Mission

Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

She is a somewhat polarizing figure, but author, journalist, and outspoken Muslim feminist Mona Eltahawy is responsible for sparking some very important conversations about the representation of women in Arab […]