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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]

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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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]

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#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]

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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]

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High School Feminist Lets Twitter Bros Know That Opinions Are Not Just For Boys

May 3, 2016 by

By Delaney Hoffman - Within my school’s online community, Twitter has become the land of bros and roasts, mixed with clever one-liners and small profundities. This is the harrowing tale of my own experience with the land of Twitter Bros. ... [Read More]

Men Read Real Tweets About Sports Reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro To Their Faces

Men Read Real Tweets About Sports Reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro To Their Faces

April 26, 2016 by

"Dedicated to Julie, Sarah and all women who courageously endure harassment and refuse to quit." Just Not Sports and One Tree Forest Films collaborated on this very powerful video to cast a giant, troubling spotlight on the ugly fact that women in sports get harassed online constantly. Their goal is simple... "to open ... [Read More]

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Defies Online Nipple Censorship With Man Boobs

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Defies Online Nipple Censorship With Man Boobs

April 25, 2016 by

Although some social media sites have said they’ve eased up on censoring women’s nipples on their platforms when presented in a certain way (art, breast cancer, breastfeeding), it’s still not unusual to have images of women’s breasts that show nipple taken down by the powers that be. ... [Read More]

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