New Summer Anthem: ‘Thunder Thighs’ By Miss Eaves

June 12, 2017 by

Body-positive activist and artist Shanthony Exum, aka Miss Eaves, has released the new summer anthem, Thunder Thighs. The single is from her new album Feminasty, due out on August 4th. Shanthony is the creator of The Every Body Project, which showcases diverse body types to combat the "body image issues that arise from the ... [Read More]

Watch: Carhartt Mother’s Day Spot Is A Kickass Celebration Of Strong Women Everywhere

May 12, 2017 by

In this new short film, Carhartt, the workwear company founded in 1889, just did what most brands fail miserably at doing; they captured the strength, tenacity, compassion, complexity, diversity, heroism, and all around badassery of women... in under a minute and in the most authentic way. We could not love this more. Statement ... [Read More]

Margaret Sanger and the Creation of the Pill

April 26, 2017 by

In 1912, it was against the law to publish a book that contained descriptions of birth control methods. It was against the law to even expound the theoretical benefits of birth control as a general notion. It was against the law to put a contraceptive diaphragm into the hands of a desperate mother of twelve in an attempt to save her life from serial pregnancy. It was against the law to give a woman a ... [Read More]

Rachel Bloom Takes On Workplace Inequality With Original Song and Video #Ladyboss

April 22, 2017 by

Rachel Bloom, of The Golden Globe-winning series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, takes on workplace inequality in #Ladyboss, an “ode to the confusing conundrum of being both a leader and a woman at the same time.” On point, hilarious and all too real, Rachel and her back-up crew ask the tough ... [Read More]

#IlookLikeASurgeon: Women Surgeons Are Recreating New Yorker Cover, And It’s Awesome

April 14, 2017 by

The April 3, 2017 Health, Medicine, and the Body issue of the New Yorker, features an illustration by artist Malika Favre of four female members of a surgical team looking down on a patient on the operating table. The artist’s intention behind the cover was “to capture that feeling of people ... [Read More]

Powerful New Campaign #ThatsHarassment Aims To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Harassment

April 4, 2017 by

(click image to play video) That's Harassment, a new PSA video series is raising awareness about sexual harassment. The new campaign features six individual short films, which are based on several women’s real life experiences with sexual assault.  Spearheaded by actor David Schwimmer, ... [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]

Activist Mona Haydar’s Music Video ‘Hijabi’ Challenges Perceptions Surrounding Islam

April 1, 2017 by

On March 27th, poet and activist Mona Haydar released 'Hijabi', her first single and music video, in honor of Muslim Women's Day. Mona created the video to challenge perceptions surrounding Islam. In a post on Facebook she shared, “This song is from my upcoming EP titled One. ... [Read More]

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