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100-Plus Years After International Women's Day Began, This Equality Issue Is Still A Big Deal

By Shelby Black
International Women's Day (IWD) might have been born from a strike demanding better working conditions, but in the hundred-plus years since, it's become a worldwide revolution. On March 8, people from all across the world will celebrate this…

NASA's First Ever All-Woman Spacewalk Has Me Cheering For Women Making History

By Shelby Black
March is Women's History Month, and during this time we take a moment to appreciate all the strong women around us and the ones who have come before. But how often do we all get the opportunity to watch women's history being made? Well, come Friday,…

Meghan Markle Is Going To Let Her Feminist Flag Fly For International Women's Day

By Chelsea Stewart
Did you hear? The Duchess of Sussex is about to let her feminist side shine (again). If you've been following her rise from actress to duchess, you know that this isn't anything new for the royal, as she's made various comments about women's rights…

Kamala Harris Promised To Put This Feminist Issue Front & Center If She Wins In 2020

By Daniella Bondar
The 2020 election race is heating up as more and more candidates continue to throw their name in the running. Among those revving up to take on President Donald Trump is California Sen. Kamala Harris, who has her eyes set on some major forward…

Here's What Purity Culture Gets Wrong About Sexuality — & How I Reclaimed Mine

By Sarah Ellis
I’ll never forget the first thing I learned about sex: it belongs in the context of marriage. This seemed as non-negotiable a fact as “the sky is blue” or “too much ice cream will give you a brain-freeze.” Growing up in a Southern community where…

Ivanka Trump's New Global Initiative Is Focusing On Empowering Women In All Fields

By Shelby Black
Leading up to the 2019 State of the Union on Tuesday, Feb. 5, most of us were unsure of what exactly the future of 2019 would unveil. Following the month-long government shutdown, the new year was already off to a rocky start, but it looks like some…

No One Knows What Men Want, But Taraji P. Henson Is Figuring It All Out – EXCLUSIVE

By Kristen Perrone
Since the first time a boy rejected your Valentine's Day card or ran away from you on the playground in elementary school, you've probably turned to big sisters, Seventeen issues, or the internet for advice on how to decipher the male species. The…

Mindy Kaling’s ‘Late Night’ Is If ‘The Office’ & ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Had A Hilarious Baby

By Stephanie Ironson
Aside from the pop-culture infused banter, Mindy Kaling's Late Night could be billed as a fantasy. Written by Kaling and directed by Nisha Ganatra (The Mindy Project, Transparent), Late Night enters the world of primetime comedy talk show host…

The Women Of Congress Won The Night With This Viral Moment During Trump's Address

By Hannah Golden
There were a lot of key moments during President Donald Trump's second State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 5. But he lost the spotlight momentarily to a white-clad female contingency in the audience. The group of Democratic women of Congress…

The Trump Admin's Birth Control Rule Has Been Blocked In Part, But It's Still A Big Deal

By Shelby Black
On Monday, Jan. 14, a new birth control policy from the Trump administration went into effect — mostly. At the last second, the policy was blocked in 13 states by a federal judge. Nevertheless, the policy, which would have expanded the number of…

Meghan Markle's New Royal Patronages Include One That's A Huge Callback To Her Actress Past

By Kelli Boyle
Meghan Markle just got a lot more royal duties. The mother-to-be was just named the patron of four organizations by Queen Elizabeth, and Meghan Markle's royal patronages make sure that the new royal is going to stay busy working with causes close to…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Shared An Inspirational Pic Ahead Of Her Swearing-In

By Shelby Black
For some, January might mean getting started on those new year resolutions. For others, it represents the series finale of Game of Thrones. Well, for me, this month is all about new, diverse faces joining Congress, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's…

This Update On Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Reported Christmas Plans Will Devastate Royal Family Fans

By Griffin Wynne
Although last December, Meghan and Harry spent the holidays sleeping at Kate and Williams' 10 bedroom Anmer Hall residence, recent reports speculating that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aren’t spending Christmas with Prince William and Kate…

The Best Feminist Gift Ideas That Give Back To Women & People In Need This Holiday Season

By Annakeara Stinson
One big thing that can be frustrating about the holiday season — besides constantly having to go to cocktail parties, and the fact that "Santa Baby" is playing every time you enter a coffee shop — is the expectation to spend so much money.…

Twitter Has Feelings About Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Face In The New SCOTUS Portrait

By Hannah Golden
On Friday, Nov. 30, the official portrait for the newest United States Supreme Court was released, and it's a photo that social media won't soon forget thanks to two of the most notable figures on the bench. Specifically, Justices Ruth Bader…

5 Things You Should Definitely Know About Someone By The Fifth Date, According To Experts

By Rebecca Strong
So, you’ve made it to date number five. Congratulations! You’ve survived the dreaded small talk, the awkward reach for the check, and perhaps even the first kiss (or more). By now, you can both stop stressing so much about whether they’re into as…

This One Tweet Shows Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joining Congress Is So Important

By Shelby Black
The 2018 midterm elections resulted in a lot of change across the nation, such as Democrats reclaiming the House of Representatives and a record number of women joining Congress. Despite these victories, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's tweet about being…

Old Navy's One Dolla Holla Sale Will Make You Feel All Warm & Fuzzy With $1 Steals

By Ariana Marsh
If your holiday socks don't make you feel all kinds of cozy and hygge and happy just by looking at them then you're doing your sock shopping wrong. How does one do sock shopping right, you ask? Old Navy's One Dolla Holla Cozy Socks sale is the ideal…

Meghan Markle Wore The Ultimate Feminist Statement For A New Zealand Speech

By Lara Walsh
Meghan Markle is bending royal protocol to champion a cause that's near and dear to her heart. After landing in New Zealand for the final stop on her 16-day Royal Tour with Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex delivered a stirring speech on Sunday,…

Stormy Daniels Got Real About The Consequences Of Accusing Powerful Men

By Shelby Black
The recent few weeks have sparked tons of conversations surrounding women's rights and sexual misconduct allegations. Even though some may hope these discussions come to an end, Stormy Daniels' comment about the consequences of accusing powerful men…

Michelle Obama Is Getting Serious About The Lack Of Change After Me Too

By Daniella Bondar
The Obamas are no longer in the White House, but Michelle Obama is still in full first lady mode trying to make the world a better place for women. Michelle Obama's comments about #MeToo and the lack of change is getting real. During an Oct. 11…

Melania Trump's Comments On The Me Too Movement Really Miss The Point

By Shelby Black
These past few weeks have truly started a revolution. Whether it's demonstrating on Capitol Hill or providing resources to those in need, the topic of gender equality and sexual assault is on everyone's minds. Well, it looks like even the usually…

The Benefits Of A Nordic Lifestyle Will Completely Change Your Perspective On Wellness

By Georgina Berbari
Happiness is contagious, right? When you surround yourself with genuinely happy people, your spirits tend to lift and your mood starts to brighten, all thanks to the feel-good vibes surrounding you. If you're nodding your head in agreement, then you…

Science Says Gender Equality Helps You Sleep Better & The Research Makes So Much Sense

By Julia Guerra
You’re probably well aware by now that things like stress, the foods you eat, and the amount of caffeine you drink throughout the day are all factors to consider when you aren’t getting much sleep. But what if none of those things are an issue — at…

Prince Harry's Response To Trump's U.K. Visit Was Very Royal

By Daniella Bondar
Remember that time Prince Harry married Meghan Markle in a fairytale wedding and President Donald Trump wasn't invited? Well, I do. Though it's not a hardline comment on what Prince Harry actually thinks about Trump, it's not a great sentiment. Now…

This Matchmaker's Analysis Of Harry & Meghan's Compatibility Is Fascinating

By Elana Rubin
They've been all over your social media feeds for months, but you have to admit Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are magic together. From the way he looked at her during their wedding with nothing but adoration in his eyes, to her finding her role in…

Meghan Markle's Relationship With The Queen Is Changing In The Best Way & It's No Surprise

By Tara Martinez
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has officially been part of the royal family for just over a month. And already, she’s wooing everyone around her. According to a new report from Entertainment Tonight, Meghan is really bonding with the royal…

These Members Of The U.S. Women's Hockey Team Aren't Done Pushing For Gender Equity

By Alexandra Svokos
On Feb. 22 in PyeongChang, South Korea, the U.S. women's hockey team was down one goal against their rivals, the Canadian team, in the final game at the Olympics. With just 7 minutes left, Monique Lamoureux-Morando scored to tie the game, sending it…

The Hilarious Donald Trump & Angela Merkel G7 Memes Say What We’re All Thinking

By Collette Reitz
The 44th Group of Seven (G7) summit began on Friday, June 8 in Charlevoix, Quebec in Canada. The annual gathering that saw some of the world's richest countries come together to coordinate economic policies was closely watched as President Donald…

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Did The Most Heartwarming Thing With Their Wedding Flowers

By Kelli Boyle
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding was the most beautiful thing I've ever seen in my damn life. One of the most gorgeous parts of the day was the flowers. The entrance to St. George's Chapel featured a giant arch of greenery and flowers, and…

Meghan Markle's Official Royal Website Bio Is Here & Feminists Are Cheering

By Bernadette Deron
Meghan Markle is now officially a member of the British royal family and has received the title of Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Sussex. She and Prince Harry have only been married for about a day, but already the world is learning how Markle…

Meghan Markle Is Breaking Tradition Again At Her Evening Wedding Reception

By Lara Walsh
Meghan Markle reportedly has another break with royal tradition planned for her final reception on Saturday, May 19. Contrary to royal protocol, Meghan Markle will speak at her evening wedding reception, and I can't wait to hear what the new Duchess…

These Celebrity Tweets About The Royal Wedding Prove The Whole World Is Obsessed

By Kristen Perrone
Prime live-tweeting is usually reserved for The Bachelor and award show blunders (Moonlight, anyone?). As much as I love my go-to lineup of celebs who tweet perfectly snarky opinions of the latest rose ceremony or red carpet fashion, the…

11 Sultry Boudoir Photos You Need To See To Inspire Your Next Sexy Selfie

By Sydnee Lyons
Does gifting yourself a boudoir photo shoot count as self-care? Because I'd like to advocate that it should. The best boudoir photographers can make you feel like the strongest, most confident woman in the world, which is just one of the many…

Lena Waithe Wore A Rainbow Cape To The Met Gala & Twitter Is So Proud

By Ani Bundel
The Met Gala might have been asking for a little bit of controversy with tonight's theme. The current exhibition at the Costume Institute in the Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently one that celebrates Catholicism. Entitled "Heavenly Bodies," the…

Michelle Obama Called Out Men Who Get To "Fail Up" & It's Just So Real

By Shelby Black
Michelle Obama has once again proved she's an absolute queen. The former FLOTUS has always championed for women's rights and gender equality, but Michelle Obama's comments about men "failing up" just took things to a whole new level. I hope these…

6 Details In The 'Ant-Man & The Wasp' Trailer You Definitely Missed The First Time Around

By Ani Bundel
Hot on the heels of Avengers: Infinity War's box office conquest, Marvel is rushing out the trailer to their next film, Ant-Man and The Wasp. With so many fans semi-hysterical at Infinity War's ending, and frustrated that they have to wait a full…

Meghan Markle Might Make This Feminist Change To Her Wedding Vows & I Love It

By Daniella Bondar
Start getting your fanciest dress and Claire's rhinestone tiara ready, because the royal wedding is almost here. On May 19, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will walk down the aisle and profess their undying love for each other in a fairytale wedding.…

Fans Are Already Begging To See This 'Black Panther' Character In 'Avengers 4'

By Ani Bundel
Avengers: Infinity War didn't end the way anyone expected it to. It was like an old-school Shakespearean tragedy broke out in the middle of our fun candy-colored Marvel film. The losses at the end of the film were stunning and called into question…

Ivanka Trump's White House Achievements Aren't As Impressive As She Might Like

By Shelby Black
Ivanka Trump might go down in history as the most involved first daughter in the White House. Throughout her father's entire presidential campaign, Trump not only supported his policies, but also emphasized that she would work to make some changes…

Anna Faris Opened Up About Her Boob Job & She's The Feminist Hero We Don't Deserve

By Julia Guerra
The definition of feminism has evolved quite a bit over the years. It's less about pitting women against men, and all about every gender coming together and working toward equality for all, and in all contexts — including the changes you want to…

4 Money Fights That Are Super Common In Relationships & How To Fix Them

By Tayi Sanusi
While money definitely isn't the most important thing when it comes to deciding whether or not you want a relationship with someone, it can definitely cause a ton of problems once you're together. Money fights in a relationship are pretty common,…

Ivanka Trump's Quotes About Donald Trump Prove That She's His Biggest Champion

By Chelsea Stewart
With Ivanka Trump being President Donald Trump's oldest daughter and right-hand woman when it comes to White House affairs, you can't help but question the kind of bond they have. She's filled in for him in some pretty major moments (*cough* the…

This Detail About Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Wedding Says So Much About Them

By Bernadette Deron
As Meghan Markle prepares to marry Prince Harry in May 2018, she's ironing out all of the details of the wedding. And clearly Markle is playing a large part in deciding exactly the kind of wedding that she wants and how she wants it to look, which…

6 Guys Reveal What It Means If They Don't Offer To Pay For You On A Date

By Jamie Kravitz
Even though gender doesn't really have much to do with who pays for a date these days, most guys will still offer to pay for you on the first date. Alternatively, popular opinion tends to be that whoever set up the date should get the bill. So if…

Can You Spot What’s Missing In This Photo Of Trump’s Meeting With Saudi Arabia?

By Alexandra Svokos
On Tuesday, March 20, President Donald Trump met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia. The two leaders, who have both been recognized for shaking up their respective country's politics, though in vastly different ways, met with a…

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Are Fans Of This Netflix Show & I'm Screaming

By Kelli Boyle
If you were wondering whether or not the royal family watches Netflix's The Crown (a show that's literally all about their family's history), they do! Well, Harry and Meghan do, at least. Guys, according to an upcoming book about Prince Harry's…

Donald Trump Said He Wants To Run Against Oprah In 2020, So Break Out The Popcorn

By Daniella Bondar
President Donald Trump has set his sights on one of the most popular women in America: Oprah. Since January's Golden Globes, where Oprah dished out an awe-inspiring speech, people have been calling for Oprah 2020. With all the love and fanfare…

Tinder Is Fighting For Equal Pay This International Women's Day In A Powerful Way

By Candice Jalili
Today is an important day for many reasons. First and foremost, it's Thursday! The best day of the week as far as I'm concerned. However, this Thursday is extra special because it also happens to be International Women's Day (IWD). For those of you…

The Women's Hockey Team's Gold Medal Was Just A Step Towards A Bigger Goal For Girls

By Alexandra Svokos
On Feb. 22, the U.S. women's hockey team won the gold medal in a final game against their rival, Canada, in a ridiculously dramatic game. With a tied score after an overtime, the game went to a shootout... and then to a sudden death shootout after…