It all started when Facebook user Annick Rbsn was headed to her gate at an airport in Canada and she says, "A man at a store suckered me in with a free bar of natural soap." He further engaged with "Let me guess your age..." and ... [Read More]
Inspired by her personal experiences as a breastfeeding mother, UK portrait artist Leanne Pearce has created a new series of paintings celebrating women breastfeeding their children. The aim of the series is to provide more positive imagery around the subject of breastfeeding, which has been and continues to be a topic of great controversy. ... [Read More]
"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly ... [Read More]
In the latest episode of season 4 of VICE, HBO's Emmy winning documentary series, Correspondent and Producer Isobel Yeung reports from Kabul on the continued fight for dignity and rights for women in Afghanistan. In her powerful 15-minute piece, which we encourage everyone to watch, she explores the country’s ... [Read More]
Meet 12-year-old Alexina Nault, a Girl Guide, Cadet, dancer, and swimmer from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada, who describes herself as being "passionate about empowering others, our environment and social justice issues." Staying true to her convictions, Alexina recently launched #EveryBitOfYouIsBeautiful, a social media ... [Read More]
Gloria Steinem has teamed up with VICE as the executive producer and host of a new series called Woman, which explores the political impact of violence against women throughout the world.
With a team of all-women journalists, ... [Read More]
When Colleen Jordan was an Industrial Design student she dreamed of doing a project that would allow people to carry plants on them... small farms growing on raincoats, little plants living on lapels, flowers hitching a ride on bike handlebars. Almost every professor she presented her idea to said, “Not in my class,” which made her want to do it even more. Now a successful ... [Read More]
By Elizabeth C. Goldsmith - When I was a girl in high school back in the ‘60s, the only team sports available to me were swimming and field hockey. By the time my sister hit high school they had added Cinderella softball and Powder-Puff football. After Title IX, things changed. That’s the modern history of women’s sports.
These thoughts returned to me on a recent trip to Sicily, ... [Read More]