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Interviews

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

Interviews

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

A long long time ago, the world of video games belonged exclusively to men and boys. Today, the gaming world landscape is half occupied by women and girls. With this […]

Entertainment

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Who says faith and feminism don’t go together? Meet the first all-female hip hop Muslim duo who say they aren’t here to be poster girls for faith, but they are […]

Interviews

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

If you are a parent of young children, you are well acquainted with the toy aisle at your favorite shopping mall. If you are the parent of a young girl, […]

Sports

‘Lift Like A Girl’ Video Showing How Stereotypes Of Female Athletes Need To End

‘Lift Like A Girl’ Video Showing How Stereotypes Of Female Athletes Need To End

The overwhelmingly positive response to the Always ‘Like A Girl’ commercial shown at the Superbowl recently proves this is a much-needed conversation to have. The stereotype that doing anything like […]

Entertainment

Montage Video Shows How Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2014

Montage Video Shows How Women Were Portrayed In The Media In 2014

At the end of 2013 the Representation Project team put together an insightful and somewhat depressing montage video of all the ways women were portrayed in film and TV throughout […]

Family Life

The Latest Goldieblox Video Teaches Girls To Smash Stereotypes With Their New Doll

The Latest Goldieblox Video Teaches Girls To Smash Stereotypes With Their New Doll

With engineering being one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States, and let’s face it, around the world, what Debbie Sterling has done by creating the engineering-focused Goldieblox […]

Family Life

Photography Series Breaking Down Stereotypes About Girls In The Middle East

Photography Series Breaking Down Stereotypes About Girls In The Middle East

It’s easy to define the way we view women in the middle east, especially when we see the narrow depictions in the media. We are often reminded of that scene […]

Creativity

Artist Creates Comic Explaining How Sexism Affects Women AND Men

Artist Creates Comic Explaining How Sexism Affects Women AND Men

We all know how damaging sexism can be. Unfortunately there are too many attitudes from both men and women in the media which teach us to brush it off and […]

Causes

Doing Anything “Like A Girl” Should NOT Be An Insult!

Doing Anything “Like A Girl” Should NOT Be An Insult!

Being told you do something “like a girl” is generally seen as an insult in society, whether you are a man or a woman. The ‘Mythbusters’ team recently delved into […]

Causes

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Hey ladies. Ever been yelled at by men while you are walking down the street? Has it made you feel uncomfortable, objectified and in some ways violated? Well you aren’t […]

Causes

How Muslim Hipsters Aka “Mipsterz” Are Breaking Stereotypes In America

How Muslim Hipsters Aka “Mipsterz” Are Breaking Stereotypes In America

What do you get if you cross young Muslims with hipsters? A group called ‘Mipsterz’. No joke! They are a group of Muslim youth based out of Brooklyn, NY who […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Miss America Pageant: Now Representing & Celebrating Diversity. Get Used To It!

Miss America Pageant: Now Representing & Celebrating Diversity. Get Used To It!

We all love a good stereotype-breaking story when it comes to Beauty Pageants, and we certainly have seen a few lately! Over the weekend the latest installment of Miss America […]

Fashion & Beauty

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Whether you like beauty pageants or loathe them, this one is worthwhile taking note of, because it’s not just about physical appearances and world peace. Miss Arab USA which started […]

Entertainment

Suck It Boys! Nearly Half Of All Video Gamers Are Girls.

Suck It Boys! Nearly Half Of All Video Gamers Are Girls.

It’s like that old Bob Dylan song “oh the times they are a-changin’…” While that song was released in 1964, those words are eerily true of the tech and gaming […]