Anita Sarkeesian Launches Video Series About History’s “Ordinary Women” You Should Know

Anita Sarkeesian Launches Video Series About History’s “Ordinary Women” You Should Know

September 13, 2016 by

Do you know who Emma Goldman was? If not, you should. Born in 1869, she was a radical activist, a revolutionary advocate of personal freedom, sexual freedom, and freedom of expression, and a champion for labor rights, gay rights, and women’s equality. But Emma, along with many other pioneering women who dared ... [Read More]

Three Women Dispelling Stereotypes About Body Hair

Three Women Dispelling Stereotypes About Body Hair

September 12, 2016 by

To remove body hair or to not remove body hair…it’s not a question, rather it’s a decision, and a very personal one at that. But unfortunately, we live in a society where women are expected to be hair free, and are often shamed when they are not. That has been the experience for Monica Hernandez, Alexandra Marzella, and Ayqa Khan. In this new video from ... [Read More]

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Introducing Transparen-she… A Way For Women To Disappear So Their Clothes Won’t Upset Anybody

September 9, 2016 by

Following a summer filled with debates over what women and girls should or shouldn't be wearing, Vox’s Liz Plank has come up with the most brilliant solution to the ongoing body shaming epidemic. Introducing the Transparen-she... a way for women to disappear ... [Read More]

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Video: Photographer Brings 19 Strangers Together To Combat Negative Self-Talk In Empowered Shoot

September 9, 2016 by

Click image to play video of photoshoot Cindy Johnson is a boudoir photographer based in central Indiana whose passion is to "show women how beautiful they truly are.” Through her work, she sees firsthand how "women are so great about seeing only beauty in others," but as she says, "unfortunately we have a tendency ... [Read More]

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‘Know No’ Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Consent

September 8, 2016 by

Consent: v. to knowingly give explicit permission or agreement to sexual activity. While it may seem obvious that when a person is unconscious they can’t consent to sexual activity, but based on recent headlines involving sexual assault and rape, it’s clear that there’s still a lack of clarity surrounding the topic. ... [Read More]

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‘Black Women in Medicine’ Documentary Chronicles The Unsung Journeys Of Black Female Doctors

September 1, 2016 by

Black Women in Medicine is the first feature film to chronicle the lives of women who challenge stereotypes, race, gender, class, and culture to achieve their dream of becoming physicians. This groundbreaking documentary features the diverse voices of young medical students, ... [Read More]

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Girls Deserve A Better Life… Better Than The Inane Stereotyped Version Marketed To Them

September 1, 2016 by

By Michele Yulo - I came across this photo on Facebook taken by a person at a local county library that shows REAL covers of both the Girls’ Life and Boys’ Life magazines.* (Warning: if you have high blood pressure, look away!) My head spun, my blood boiled and my jaw just about hit the floor. Here I am thinking that we had changed, ... [Read More]

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Alcohol Does Not Rape People. People Rape People.

September 1, 2016 by

By Nicole D'Aloisio  - We don't see it on the news headlines-- "College Girl Raped By Too Many Vodkas On The Rocks." Tequila does not touch others unlawfully and inappropriately. Beer does not invade another individual's right to privacy. Gin does not cause sexual assaults. Rum won't change a person's true values. You are not how much whisky you drink. ... [Read More]

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