Period Board Game For Girls Might Help Guy Who Thinks Women Menstruate From Our Bladders

October 18, 2016 by

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]

#GirlPowered Initiative Shows What’s Possible When Girls Create Their Own Positive Messages

#GirlPowered Initiative Shows What’s Possible When Girls Create Their Own Positive Messages

October 18, 2016 by

"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]

Meet The Founders Of #BlackLivesMatter… How The Hashtag That Defined A Movement Began

Meet The Founders Of #BlackLivesMatter… How The Hashtag That Defined A Movement Began

September 30, 2016 by

"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]


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]

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]


Twittersphere Corrects Chicago Tribune’s Sexist Tweet About Bronze Medal Winner Corey Cogdell-Unrein

August 8, 2016 by

Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune tweeted a link to a story* they did on Team USA’s Corey Cogdell-Unrein after she won the bronze medal in women's trap shooting… but rather than name the accomplished three-time Olympian, they opted, ... [Read More]


#BloodyDifficultWoman: Twittersphere Turns British Politician’s Barb Into Badge Of Honor

July 6, 2016 by

"Theresa is a bloody difficult woman but you and I worked with Margaret Thatcher [laughs]." While miked and waiting to be interviewed by Sky News, veteran Tory MP Ken Clarke was caught commenting to fellow guest Sir Malcolm Rifkind about his party’s leadership candidates, including British Home Secretary Theresa May, who ... [Read More]


Woman Starts Kindness Revolution In Response To Orlando Massacre, Implores Others To Help

June 15, 2016 by

"At times like these, people ask 'How do we make sense of this?' I say we don’t. To make sense of it means to understand, to comprehend, to relate somehow and that’s not acceptable to me. So  what DO I believe?" Ciara Gogan took to her Facebook page to answer this question through a profound and powerful piece, in ... [Read More]