gender equality

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Hillary Clinton Would Fill Half Her Cabinet With Women — Let’s Just Hope That Includes Diverse Women

The country’s never come close to a gender-equal Cabinet. More »


Cool, So Obama Says He’s A Feminist: Here Are 6 Ways He’s Proven That To Be True

While every leader has room for improvement, his administration has worked toward social and economic reforms that would drastically improve women’s lives. More »


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. More »


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. More »


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 fulfills both those needs at once. More »


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 “My Own Words” slated for release January 2017.

The press release says it will be”a selection of writings and speeches by Justice Ginsburg… More »


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 far, have been voted into governance. For example, the candidate Hinuwf al-Hazmi won along with 13 men in the al-Jawf district as well as Mona… More »


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

An important message from a man about male privilege. More »


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? More »


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. More »


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.

Vassiliki Thanou, the head of Greece’s Supreme Court, was sworn in as interim prime minister after Alexis Tspiras was forced to resign last week.More »


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

Wow, such witty and intelligent commentary, CNN. More »


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 of leadership, media representation, and more. The video shows various recognizable ad campaigns, minus the visual presence of the famous women who were originally in… More »


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 pushes for global gender equality. Her second speech for the campaign took place yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and this time, Watson… More »


10 Things Stock Photography Taught Me About Gender Equality

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


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 porn with a sentence of up to two years in prison has been proposed in the UK. [Marie Claire]
Even if two parents share… More »


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 massive amount of good. One of those young people, 15-year-old Ed Holtom, loved her speech so much that he wrote into UK’s Telegraph to express his… More »


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 wearing a totally on point dress, I must mention). She is the UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, and a special event was held this weekend… More »


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 of the National Academy of Sciences.

Researchers behind the study argue that in fighting extra hard to succeed in a world traditionally dominated… More »


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 down to. In a blog post for the Huffington Post, Turner said that the biggest reason women aren’t proportionately represented in business leadership positions is a set… More »


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