Boys High School Recites ‘Why Feminism Matters’ Statements Made By Women. Girls High School Responds.

April 5, 2017 by

(click image to play video) As part of a school campaign to examine and raise awareness for gender equality and how feminism affects both men and women, students at Sydney Boys High School asked female teachers, friends, sisters and mothers why feminism is ... [Read More]

Powerful New Campaign #ThatsHarassment Aims To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Harassment

April 4, 2017 by

(click image to play video) That's Harassment, a new PSA video series is raising awareness about sexual harassment. The new campaign features six individual short films, which are based on several women’s real life experiences with sexual assault.  Spearheaded by actor David Schwimmer, ... [Read More]

Dr. Jane Goodall Takes On Climate Change Skeptics And Calls On Everyone To Stand Up For Science

April 3, 2017 by

(click image to play video) Happy birthday to Dr. Jane Goodall, who turns 83 years young today! The pioneering primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist and environmental activist is calling on everyone to join this month’s March for Science to stand up and speak out against those ... [Read More]

Gender Pay Gap Video Shows What Life Is Like When Women Get 20% Less… Of Everything

April 3, 2017 by

To mark Equal Pay Day (April 4), Funny Or Die, Hulu, and LeanIn.Org collaborated on this #20PercentCounts video that shows what life is like when women get 20% less... of everything. Using humor to highlight a serious issue - women on average are paid 20% less than men, and Black and Hispanic women are ... [Read More]

Baseball’s Other Jackie… The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth And Lou Gehrig

April 2, 2017 by

86 years ago today, April 2, 1931, 17-year-old southpaw Jackie Mitchell, the second woman to play baseball in the all-male minor leagues, pitched an exhibition game against the NY Yankees and struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, the most feared hitting duo in baseball history, back to back. The next day, the Baseball Commissioner voided her contract, claiming ... [Read More]

Activist Mona Haydar’s Music Video ‘Hijabi’ Challenges Perceptions Surrounding Islam

April 1, 2017 by

On March 27th, poet and activist Mona Haydar released 'Hijabi', her first single and music video, in honor of Muslim Women's Day. Mona created the video to challenge perceptions surrounding Islam. In a post on Facebook she shared, “This song is from my upcoming EP titled One. ... [Read More]

Win It: Signed Copy Of ‘We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere’ by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel

March 27, 2017 by

We recently scored not 1 but 2 signed copies of the just released  We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere: 9 Principles to Live By, a new book written by long-time friends, award-winning film, television, and theatre actress Gillian Anderson and award-winning journalist Jennifer Nadel. Released earlier this month on International ... [Read More]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Series Official Trailer

March 24, 2017 by

Back in January we shared a first look at the new Hulu series 'The Handmaid’s Tale', and now they’ve released the official trailer. Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is "the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, ... [Read More]

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