Posts tagged "gender equality"

International Men’s Day: Thanks For All The Trophies, But No Thanks

An important message from a man about male privilege.

Nico Lang | November 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

International Men’s Day: What If It’s A Good Idea?

Men’s issues are real – what’s wrong with a day to advocate for them?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Uplust Isn’t “Instagram For Nudes,” It’s A Deceptive, Exploitative Cam Site

Uplust says it’s the solution to #FreeTheNipple, but it’s working against women.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 11, 2015 - 10:30 am

Greece And Japan See Strides For Women

Today in international good news for women: Greece has sworn in its first female prime minister, and Japan is requiring businesses to set goals to hire more female executives.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

CNN: Hillary Clinton And Carly Fiorina Are In A “Girl Fight”

Wow, such witty and intelligent commentary, CNN.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm

New Ad Campaign Erases Women From Media To Prove Gender Inequality

Unveiled yesterday on International Women’s Day, this new video, called “Not There” by the No Ceilings Project, shows the ways in which women are still not fairly reflected in terms…

Katrin Higher | March 9, 2015 - 9:30 am

Emma Watson’s Second HeForShe Talk Is A Call To Arms

Carrying on the noble work of Hermione Granger, Emma Watson took the world by storm last fall, when she spoke at the UN on behalf of the HeForShe campaign, which…

Beejoli Shah | January 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

10 Things Stock Photography Taught Me About Gender Equality

Sage wisdom from an art form that’s built on stereotyping people……

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 29, 2014 - 9:00 am

The Vatican Is Easing Up On The Vitriol About Gays Without Changing Church Doctrine

The Vatican is changing its tone in the way it talk about gay people, if not its actual attitude toward them. [The Daily Beast]
A law against revenge…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Teenage Boy Writes Touching Letter About Emma Watson’s Gender Equality Speech

Emma Watson’s speech on gender equality at the UN may have sparked a seriously bizarre marketing stunt/prank on 4Chan/stupid hoax, but it also educated countless young people and did a…

Claire Hannum | September 29, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Watch Emma Watson Address The United Nations On Gender Equality

On Saturday, Emma Watson delivered a stirring speech to the United Nations about gender inequality, addressing the stereotypes that impact and limit the rights of both men and women (while…

Claire Hannum | September 22, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Study: The 20th Century Was Good For Women’s Brains

Women gain intelligence faster than men as society improves, potentially because of a need to learn more quickly in order to combat discrimination, according to a new study published in Proceedings

Claire Hannum | July 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm

On Femininity Vs. Masculinity In The Workplace

Could it be that plain old mental habit is the reason for gender inequality at work? According to consultant and former businesswoman Caroline Turner, that’s pretty much what it comes…

Claire Hannum | June 11, 2014 - 6:30 pm

RIP Society: Now There’s A Petition To Classify Feminism As A Terrorist Group

A group of angry wackos are petitioning the United States government to classify feminism as a terrorist group. Yes, you can read that again.

The petition’s creator, Janet…

Claire Hannum | June 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm

There Were Fewer Women In Charge In Hollywood In 2013 Than 1998

The rates of employment for women in film production are below what they were over a decade ago. Each year, the Center for the Study of Women In Television &…

Claire Hannum | January 15, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Beyoncé Pens An Essay For The Shriver Report: “Gender Equality Is A Myth”

Does this woman sleep ever? Ever? Beyoncé has written an essay for The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From The Brink, an investigation by journalist Maria Shriver in conjunction…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2014 - 11:20 am

Sasha Fleischman, Agender Teen Victim Of A Homophobic Attack, Speaks Out

Oakland, California teenager Sasha Fleischman was the victim of a horrific hate crime last month when another teenager lit hir* skirt on fire as ou* rode home, asleep, on a…

Claire Hannum | December 2, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Geena Davis Believes We’re Not Done Creating Gender Equality

“I just gave a commencement address at a local girls’ high school and one point I made was to realize that that the job of creating gender equality was not…

Julie Gerstein | June 23, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Poll: Ladies, What Holds You Back In Your Career?

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Ami Angelowicz | February 21, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Want Gender Equality? Head To Northern Europe

If you need us, we’ll be in Iceland. That’s because according to a new report from the World Economic Forum, Iceland is tops for women. The Global Gender Gap Report

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2010 - 7:45 pm