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feminism

Meet Zari: Sesame Street's New Afghan Muppet Who Empowers Girls

"She is modeling for young girls that it is wonderful to go to school and that it’s OK to dream about having a career."

Emi Boscamp
April 8 2016

Serena Williams Had The Perfect Response To Sexist Comments About Tennis

Indian Wells Tennis Garden CEO Raymond Moore said players in the WTA "ride on the coattails" of men and are "very, very lucky" for male players'...

Emi Boscamp
March 21 2016

9 Big Wins For Women To Celebrate On International Women’s Day

From menstrual activism in the US to Saudi women's voting rights, we've made some progress. But there's still so much more work to do.

Emi Boscamp
March 8 2016

Lena Dunham Calls Out Spanish Magazine For Photoshopping Her Body

"This is not what my body has ever looked like or will ever look like."

Emi Boscamp
March 1 2016

A 56-Year-Old Mother Is A Model In This Year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

The latest SI ​swimsuit issue has more body diversity in its pages than ever before.

Emi Boscamp
February 10 2016

An Open Letter To Everyone Telling Me How To "Do Feminism"

Miki Agrawal, founder of period-proof underwear line THINX, on how women in media can band together to support one another instead of tearing each...

Miki Agrawal
February 6 2016

Piers Morgan Called Susan Sarandon's Cleavage "Tacky." Is It Sexism Or Does He Have A Point?

Since the beginning of #cleavagegate (which has gone on for nearly a week now), people have tried to bait Morgan into a conversation about gender...

Allison Daniels
February 5 2016

Female Entrepreneurs Just Got A Big Boost From Sephora

When it comes to entrepreneurship and funding, women are at a serious disadvantage. So last week's announcement that beauty retail giant Sephora plans...

Allie White
January 25 2016

Body-Positive Badass Zendaya Is The New Face Of Covergirl

Body-positive activist and feminist warrior Zendaya announced on Instagram yesterday that CoverGirl has chosen her as their new face. Sure, she's...

Emi Boscamp
January 22 2016

In 2015, We Finally Started Talking About Periods. What Happened?

I have a friend — a self-identifying sex-positive, feminist millennial — who once got her period while she was staying over at a guy's house. She saw...

Emi Boscamp
January 21 2016

What Dolce & Gabbana's Line Of Hijabs ACTUALLY Means For Women

At mbg, we support the choices that bring out your happiest and healthiest self and that help you live authentically. Whether it's whom you choose to...

Allison Daniels
January 6 2016

48 Things Women Hear All The Time (That Men Never Do)

When a dude walks down a busy street, no one is going to tell him he should smile more. That's pretty much a guarantee. But if a woman does the same,...

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2015

Watch These Girls Dress Up As Their Idols To Celebrate 2015's Greatest Girl-Power Moments

The toy company GoldieBlox strives to get girls to aspire to a life beyond princesshood. So, as 2015 comes to a close, what better way to do so than...

Emi Boscamp
December 7 2015

These Stunning Photos Challenge Traditional Ideas Of What A Woman Should Look Like (NSFW)

The widower of a 9/11 cop returned her "Woman of the Year" award to Glamour after they honored Caitlyn Jenner with the same award, claiming...

Emi Boscamp
November 30 2015

A 10-Minute Yoga Sequence To Discover Your Feminine Power

In the yogic understanding, our feminine power — or Shakti-prana — is our ability to create and birth life itself or to turn any dream and vision into...

Ashley Turner
November 18 2015

Watch This Spanish Soccer Star Disguised As A Man School Her Male Opponents

It doesn't get much more badass than this. By now, we all know how disturbing the wage gap is between male and female professional athletes. The U.S.

Emi Boscamp
November 10 2015

Watch Reese Witherspoon Slam Sexism & Ageism In Hollywood

Sure, we love Reese Witherspoon for her unforgettable performances in Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde, and more recently, Wild , but the fact that,...

Emi Boscamp
November 10 2015

This Woman Is Instagramming All The Creepy Online Messages She's Received In The Past 10 Years

This is, like, a whole other level of catcalling. This is harassment. This is disgusting.

Emi Boscamp
October 21 2015

Men May Say They Like Smart Women, But Science Says They're Full Of Sh*t

Dammit, dudes. Get it together. I don't want to keep rolling my eyes.

Emi Boscamp
October 20 2015