Rowan Blanchard

Intersectional Feminism… This 13-Year-Old Just Gets It And We Can All Learn From Her

September 23, 2015 by

Rowan Blanchard, the 13-year-old star of the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World, who counts "well-grounded, brave and strong girls" among her 267,000 Twitter followers, is no stranger to using her voice to speak out on important issues. She recently posted an essay on her tumblr page in response to a question she was ... [Read More]

Lady Gaga Music Video PSA Puts Spotlight On Epidemic Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Lady Gaga Music Video PSA Puts Spotlight On Epidemic Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses

September 22, 2015 by

Director Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Oscar nominee and Grammy Award winning songwriter Diane Warren, and six-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga have teamed up to release 'Til It Happens To You, a campus sexual assault public service announcement tied to the ... [Read More]

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Author Reimagines Female Literary Greats As Teen Crime Solvers For Fun Mystery Series

September 21, 2015 by

What do Louisa May Alcott, the Brontë sisters, and Emily Dickinson have in common with Nancy Drew? They're now spunky, young detectives thanks to author of historical fiction, Michaela MacColl. Intertwining fact with fiction, she’s reimagined each of these literary greats as teen crime solvers ... [Read More]

“Unattainable Woman” – A Different Kind Of Makeup Tutorial From YouTuber Jordan Hanz

“Unattainable Woman” – A Different Kind Of Makeup Tutorial From YouTuber Jordan Hanz

September 21, 2015 by

Makeup artist and YouTuber Jordan Hanz is using her skill to make a profound statement about breaking stereotypes and self-love in her new stop-motion video Unattainable Woman. In the video, Jordan paints negative words, expressions and slurs across her body that are often used to describe, label ... [Read More]


The Open Letter That Got This Woman Banned From The Party City Facebook Page

September 21, 2015 by

[UPDATE: “Party City Makes Official Statement, Then Changes Story On Facebook… And Still Fails To Contact Lin Kramer”… full details here] On the hunt for a Halloween costume for her daughter, Party City was the first retail site Lin Kramer visited. Out of genuine concern over what she found - both a general lack ... [Read More]


42 Years Ago Today: Billie Jean King Defeated Bobby Riggs In Battle Of The Sexes

September 20, 2015 by

Forty-two years ago today, on September 20, 1973, women’s tennis champion Billie Jean King (age 29 then) defeated self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby "No-Broad-Can-Beat-Me" Riggs in the "Battle Of The Sexes” tennis match. More than 50 million Americans tuned in to watch, making it the most viewed U.S. tennis match of all time. ... [Read More]


This Flowchart Isn’t About Mansplaining, But That Fact Doesn’t Matter To The Mansplainers

September 18, 2015 by

Elle Armageddon didn’t intend her flowchart “Should You Explain The Thing To The Lady,” to cause an online debate about mansplaining, but that’s exactly what happened when she posted it. After a man felt the need to give her an unsolicited lesson plan in ascending and descending street numbers, ... [Read More]


Once And For All: Trailer For Documentary Chronicling Historic 1995 UN World Conference on Women

September 17, 2015 by

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the UN’s 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing, where more than 47,000 activists and leaders from around the world came together to discuss the advancement of women in the 21st century. It was the largest gathering of women’s advocates in history. ... [Read More]