Watch Emma Stone As Billie Jean King In Trailer For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Biopic

May 17, 2017 by

On September 20, 1973, 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. More importantly, ... [Read More]

Dear Microsoft: Absolutely Not.

May 9, 2017 by

And it has nothing to do with your software. It has to do with your new ad campaign, which I happened to see while I was at the gym last week. Here’s the gist: brilliant young girls express their ambitions to cure cancer and explore outer space and play with the latest in virtual reality tech. Then—gotcha!—they’re shown a statistic that only 6.7% of women graduate with ... [Read More]

Color With Luna Aims to Empower Girls And Build The Next Generation of Leaders

April 20, 2017 by

“Media representation matters!” That’s what nonprofit strategist and women and girls empowerment champion Alejandra Santaolalla told us about her inspiration for the totally awesome coloring book, Color with Luna. Written by Alejandra and illustrated by Gina Kim, Color with Luna was created “to empower girls and build the ... [Read More]

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]

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]

Tracey Ullman Sketch Illustrates Absurdity Of Victim Blaming

March 14, 2017 by

In the latest episode of her comedy sketch show, Tracey Ullman brilliantly demonstrates the absurdity of the line of questioning that many victims often endure when reporting a sexual assault. “You look quite provocatively wealthy. ... Just a bit of an invitation, isn’t it? Like you’re advertising it,” Ullman says to the victim. ... [Read More]

The Oxford Belles Present ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun(damental Rights)’

March 10, 2017 by

For International Women's Day, The Oxford Belles, an all-female a cappella group from Oxford University, released a cover of Cyndi Lauper's Girls Just Want To Have Fun, which they are calling Girls Just Want To Have Fun(damental Rights). Listen closely, this version features an awesome empowering rap. ... [Read More]

How I’ve Failed My Daughter… And How You May Be Failing Yours

February 22, 2017 by

By Matthew Heilman - The pink vacuum cleaner, the pink stove, the pink stroller, the pink doll, the pink princesses, the pink purse. Pink and girly EVERYTHING! That’s what I saw as I looked around the house. I’ve been surrounded by it all for two years and I’ve been completely oblivious. For some reason my brain started to put ... [Read More]

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