On March 7th, the hashtag #BringHarrietHome emerged, and has quickly become the battle cry for anyone and everyone supporting the Harriet Tubman Home’s determined crowdfunding effort to rescue a newly discovered and extremely rare photo of the courageous freedom fighter (c.1822 - March 10, 1913) ... [Read More]
Museumito, a father and son run "art history nerd company," partnered with the Frida Kahlo Corporation to make a keyboard app of over 160 Frida Kahlo inspired emoji. The collection, which includes animated gifs and static emoji capturing a wide range of Frida's passion and iconic work, is simply and oh-so awesomely called FridaMoji.
"Frida painted 55 self ... [Read More]
As an entertainer and YouTube megastar with over 10,000,000 followers, Lilly ‘Superwoman’ Singh is no stranger to negative comments, but the "nice, positive unicorn" in her typically chooses to ignore them… 99.9% of the time. So when a guy recently posted, "woman aren’t funny. shouldn’t u be in the kitching making me a sandwich," ... [Read More]
Nineteen year old Brit and "avid meninst" Ryan Williams is not pleased with the stop the tampon tax movement in his homeland, and has no problem saying so. When he learned that the tax was being axed, the numbnut ranted on social media saying that tampons are a "luxury item" ... [Read More]
"Every day, girls are exposed to thousands of messages telling them how to think, feel and look." To help change this harsh reality, the Canadian Women's Foundation has launched an awesome new #GirlPowered initiative that's designed to show what's possible when those negative and harmful ... [Read More]
"In the summer of 2013, #BlackLivesMatter went viral. A movement was born. But the creators of the hashtag that galvanized millions were largely ignored."
Meet Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, the founders of #BlackLivesMatter. In this exclusive video interview with EmergingUS, these three inspiring ... [Read More]
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]
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]