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How This Swim Shop Helps Breast Cancer Survivors By Supporting Free The Nipple

The TaTa Top is hitting two birds with one stone — if, by stone, you mean the coolest bikini tops ever.

Kylie Cheung | May 15, 2016 - 2:16 pm

Hillary Clinton Says Women Will Make Up Half Her Cabinet If Elected President

Sadly, in the scheme of American politics, this promise is still as relatively radical as the idea that women should have control over their reproductive rights.

Bronwyn Isaac | April 26, 2016 - 3:36 pm

Watch Emma Watson And Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap And Giggle For Gender Equality

If you’ve ever wanted to see a Hamilton star blush, or Emma Watson’s feminist HeForShe organization become more rhythmic, than the internet has graciously gifted you with the video that…

Bronwyn Isaac | March 18, 2016 - 10:30 am

Rejoice, For the Notorious RBG Is Blessing Us With A Book

One of our few living ambassadors of greatness, the arbiter of justice and dispenser of unmatchable side-eye Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be blessing us unworthy mortals with her new book…

Bronwyn Isaac | March 10, 2016 - 11:27 am

5 Women Win Seats In Historic Saudi Elections

For the first time in Saudi Arabia’s history, women were permitted to both vote and run for seats in its council.

The turnout was that 5 women so…

Katrin Higher | December 13, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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 Change.org 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
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