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Emma Watson Debuts “Hurdles” A Short Film About The Fight For Gender Equality

September 26, 2016 by

This past Saturday, actor & UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson debuted Hurdles, a new “small film” about the fight for gender equality. Set to Sia's hit "Chandelier," the video features footage from the women's Olympic hurdles final from the 1964 Tokyo games. ... [Read More]

Featuring Fearless, Independent And Free-willed Women, H&M’s New Ad Challenges What It Means To Be A “Lady”

Featuring Fearless, Independent And Free-willed Women, H&M’s New Ad Challenges What It Means To Be A “Lady”

September 19, 2016 by

When you hear the word “lady” what does that mean to you? For us, it’s just another limitation put on women that’s associated with expected attributes, actions and qualities that went out of style with the pillbox hat. In an effort to challenge the old stereotype, ... [Read More]

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Introducing Transparen-she… A Way For Women To Disappear So Their Clothes Won’t Upset Anybody

September 9, 2016 by

Following a summer filled with debates over what women and girls should or shouldn't be wearing, Vox’s Liz Plank has come up with the most brilliant solution to the ongoing body shaming epidemic. Introducing the Transparen-she... a way for women to disappear ... [Read More]

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9th Graders Start First-Ever Feminist Club At Alabama High School, Make Us Burst With Pride

August 30, 2016 by

In July, our co-founders attended the UN Empowering Women And Girls 2030 Summit where, after a chance encounter with an inspiring NASA In-space Manufacturing Project Manager, they learned about a group of pioneering 9th grade girls who have started the first-ever feminist club at their high school in Alabama. ... [Read More]

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New Campaign Challenges Google To Change Its “Objectively Sexist” Word Definition Examples

August 30, 2016 by

United by a desire to make a difference for women’s equality, Georgia Patch and Kiah Nicholas have started #redefinewomen, a social movement that turns to the power of the people to “help change the way women are perceived, by changing the way women are defined.” As two ... [Read More]

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One Student’s Thoughts On The Illusion Of Equality… And The Need For Justice

August 26, 2016 by

By Mint Kovavisarach - On the 27th of February, I attended a lecture at London School of Economics on “The Ideas of Equality: Feminisms of the 21st Century”. I was privileged to hear a panel of four different speakers: two of whom left a big impression on me. Many of the subjects that were touched upon ... [Read More]

Renee Goust Writes/Performs Musical Response To Being Called A ‘Feminazi’

Singer Renee Goust Writes/Performs Response To Ignorant Trolls Who Called Her A ‘Feminazi’

August 10, 2016 by

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Renee Goust is a feminist, and has been since learning "the actual meaning of the word, which just seeks equality between men and women." But when she started to voice her opinion online, the trolls crawled out of their social media caves, spewing "hateful messages", which included calling ... [Read More]

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This Dad & T-Ball Coach Wants To Make Sure Girls Hold On To Their Confidence

August 3, 2016 by

Parenting blogger Doyin Richards is the dad of two daughters, a feminist, and the T-ball coach for the only all-girls team in his local Los Angeles area league. In this video from Upworthy, Doyin talks about wanting his daughters to always have a seat at the table, whether it is playing T-ball or anything else they choose to do in life. ... [Read More]

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