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Sam Adams Is Releasing An RBG-Inspired IPA For A Sip With So Much Girl Power

By Lizzy Rosenberg
Like most liberal women living in America, I passionately idolize Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In case you aren't familiar with the feminist icon dubbed "The Notorious RBG," she's the second woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court…

This New Legislation Aims To Bring Abortion Rights To The Federal Level

By Chelsea Stewart
If the year 2018 taught us anything, it's that reproductive health rights are under increased threat in the United States. With proposals and policies cranking out seemingly by the day that limit access to services like abortion, it's not a great…

Melania Trump's International Women's Day Post Is An Inspiring Call To Action

By Chelsea Stewart
Happy International Women's Day! As the world celebrates the holiday, people are using social media to highlight the accomplishments and influence of women, and to call for a more gender-balanced world. The first lady is one of many who used the…

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…

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…

These Inspiring Quotes For International Women's Day Challenge You To Take On The World

By Chelsea Stewart
Being a woman is truly an amazing thing, and I think we can all agree that we're ready to let that be heard on International Women's Day. If you've somehow never heard of the holiday, it's a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of women while…

The Latest Supreme Court Action On Abortion Is A Win For Pro-Choice Advocates — For Now

By Chelsea Stewart
Another day, another action out of the Supreme Court. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the Supreme Court blocked an abortion law that would've enforced new regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect — at least for now. If you listen closely, you can…

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…

Donald Trump Called For A Major Change To Abortion Law During The State Of The Union

By Shelby Black
Even though many might have thought the State of the Union never would have happened, it's officially begun. Leading up to the event, there's been a lot of controversy surrounding the Trump administration, but it looks like this drama wont end…

These Are 6 Places In The World Where Arranged Marriage Is Traditional & Historically Practiced

By Griffin Wynne
While not commonly practiced in most of America, there are still many places in the world where arranged marriage is traditional. What exactly is an arranged marriage? According to the New World Encyclopedia, an arranged marriage pertains to a union…

Women In Congress Will Wear White To The State Of The Union For An Inspiring Reason

By Shelby Black
After weeks of back and forth of whether the State of the Union was even happening, a new official date has been set. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, President Donald Trump will stand before Congress discussing both his accomplishments in 2018 and plans for…

These Are All The Democrats Running In 2020, So Get Ready

By Shelby Black
Election season can be a stressful time for many of us, but it's looking like 2020 might be the most suspenseful time yet. At this point, its no secret that Democrats have been eagerly waiting to take on President Donald Trump in the 2020…

Maren Morris Just Released An Emotional Video For Her Latest Single That You Need To See

By Jamie LeeLo
I am full on obsessed with Maren Morris' "GIRL" music video for so many reasons. First of all — Maren, thank you for this female power anthem. Second, thank you for including a diverse and gorgeous group of women in your casting. Third, I like that…

The RBG Lipstick From LipSlut Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg & I Need To See Her Rock It ASAP

By Bella Gerard
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg is nothing short of iconic, and she's become somewhat of a symbol and spokeswoman for women kicking ass and taking names everywhere. And with so many people raving about On The Basis Of Sex,…

Fox News Apologized For Showing A Memorial Photo Of RBG, Calling It A “Big Mistake”

By Candice Jalili
Anybody watching Fox News on Monday, Jan. 21 saw that one unfortunate mistake was made. And now, Fox News' apology for this Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial photo makes it clear that Ginsburg is not, in fact, dead. The graphic was nothing more than a…

These Women's March Signs Inspired By The #WomensWave Include One With A Powerful Nod To RBG

By Mehak Anwar
The third annual Women's March took place in Washington D.C. and cities around the world on Saturday Jan. 19, 2019. With thousands of marchers taking to the streets across the globe, there were some pretty incredible signs and posters on display,…

This Year's Women's March Has People Talking About The Bright Future Of The #WomensWave

By Lara Walsh
On Saturday, Jan. 19, the Women's March returned to the nation's capital and all across the world for its third annual show of female solidarity and strength. In conjunction with the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in 2016,…

The Women's March 2019 Is Right Around The Corner, So Get Ready

By Hannah Golden
The third anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration is coming up in just a few short days. And right along with it, that anniversary also brings the annual Women's March. So when is the Women's March 2019? Here's everything to know before…

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's White Swearing-In Outfit Had This Meaningful Connection To The Past

By Mehak Anwar
On Thursday, Jan. 3, a record 127 women were sworn into office on Capital Hill. Among the 106 of the newly sworn-in Democrats was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 29-year-old Bronx native who is now the youngest member of Congress. The New York…

Ivanka Trump Is Starting 2019 With A New Initiative For Women's Empowerment

By Shelby Black
It's a new year people, which means that change might be on the horizon. While some of us are focusing our energies on completing our new year's resolutions, it looks like the first daughter is already hitting the ground running. In case you've…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Return Home After Surgery Is The Best News On Twitter Today

By Lizzy Rosenberg
If you love U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg half as much as I do, there's a likely chance you've been avidly following her recent medical procedure. The 85-year-old equality icon underwent surgery to remove cancerous nodules from her…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Surprise Cancer Surgery Has The Internet Thinking Of Miracles

By Chelsea Stewart
Being diagnosed with a serious illness is far from a cake walk. While some people might feel anxious and overwhelmed, others can feel helpless and afraid — but it doesn't have to make them feel desolate. Case in point: these tweets about Ruth Bader…

We Finally Have A Photo Of Laura Dern On The 'Little Women' Set, Thanks To Emma Watson

By Kristen Perrone
Can you feel emotional about a movie that hasn't even released a trailer or official photos yet? Emma Watson recently upped moviegoers' interest in Greta Gerwig's upcoming Little Women adaptation when she posted a Twitter photo of herself with…

A New Study Finds A Lot Of Millennials Would Give Up Sex For These Two Things

By Candice Jalili
Despite being the great minds behind the term "DGAF," I think it's safe to say that millennials care a lot about a lot of things. We care about politics, we care about the environment, we care about women's rights, we care about the future of our…

The Pink Tax Makes Your Period Products Expensive AF, But This State Just Got Rid Of It

By Annakeara Stinson
If you menstruate, then I'm willing to bet you've been annoyed by the price of period products at some point because, come on, paying $8 for a tiny box of emergency tampons at a gas station is freaking absurd. However, I have some good news: In a…

Ben & Jerry’s Newest Ice Cream Flavor Protests President Trump’s "Regressive" Agenda

By Rachel Murphy
Ice cream brand Ben & Jerry's has never been shy about taking a stance on politics. Now, the Vermont-based company is taking it a step further with a new flavor that directly protests President Donald Trump. Ben & Jerry's Pecan Resist ice cream is…

Amy Schumer Revealed She Won't Star In Any Super Bowl Ads To Support Colin Kaepernick

By Lizzy Rosenberg
From the very beginning of Amy Schumer's Hollywood career, she's aimed to use her platform to speak out about important social issues. If you follow her on social media, you've most likely seen endless support for body positivity, women's rights,…

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…

These Powerful Signs From The March To The Polls Will Inspire You For The Midterms

By Chelsea Stewart
With mere weeks until the 2018 midterm elections on Nov. 6, where the future of multiple hot-button issues could be determined, many activists took to the streets of Chicago and parts of Massachusetts on Saturday, Oct. 13 to celebrate first-time…

These Are The Best Destinations For Solo Travelers Who Have A Taste For Adventure

By Annakeara Stinson
Maybe it's cliché of me to say this, but one of the most liberating, positive experiences I've ever had was when I saved up enough money to travel to Europe on my own after college. It became apparent to me why solo travel is a big part of so many…

An Activist Group Purchased A Website Under Brett Kavanaugh's Name For An Amazing Reason

By Shelby Black
The internet is truly a magical place. With one click, you can find important research, loads of jokes, and entertainment galore. However, people have also been using this platform as a way to express their political beliefs and opinions, like when…

This "1973" Necklace Supports The Fight For A Woman's Right To Choose

By Ariana Marsh
With the recent swearing-in of now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, it's never been more important to fight for your right to choose — and to do it loudly, wherever, however, and whenever you can. Sophie Ratner's "1973" necklace, which was…

Donald Trump Jr. Actually Just Said He Fears For His Sons After The Kavanaugh Hearing

By Shelby Black
Just when we thought tensions couldn't get any higher in 2018, here's another development for you. On Monday, Oct. 1, Donald Trump Jr. appeared alongside Kimberly Guilfoyle to speak with The Daily Mail about the current drama surrounding the Supreme…

Serena Williams Recorded A Beautiful Music Video For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Jordan Bissell
Serena Williams is one of my personal role models. From her stunning athleticism, to her support of women's rights, to her love for her adorable daughter, I sometimes wonder if there's anything this real-life superhero can't do. Thanks to one of her…

Sexual Assault Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh Are Shaking Up His Confirmation – UPDATE

By Hannah Golden
On Friday, Sept. 14, reports surfaced that the Democrats in the Senate had referred an alleged incident to the FBI regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. According to The New Yorker, Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's pick for the vacant…

Brett Kavanaugh Finally Explained Why He Ignored A Parkland Victim's Father

By Shelby Black
During the week of Sept. 3, Supreme Court hopeful Brett Kavanaugh took the hot seat in preparation for the confirmation hearings that would possibly affirm him as former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's replacement. However on Sept. 4, a…

This Openly Gay Senator Is Pushing To Get LGBTQ Voices Heard Under Trump

By Hannah Golden
As the midterm elections approach in November and the country grapples with the political status quo, Sen. Tammy Baldwin has been regularly repeating her motto: "You can't mistake progress for victory." The Wisconsin Democrat, who broke glass…

On Women's Equality Day, Why These 8 Women Are Celebrating Their Right To Vote

By Shelby Black
Imagine this: nearly 100 years ago, women weren't allowed to vote, much less be involved in politics. Over the years, women have certainly gained more rights and footing in regards to earning a place in the political sphere, but there's still a lot…

Gina Rodriguez Says Your Period Is Your "Superpower" For Such An Important Reason

By Kelli Boyle
Periods are still a taboo topic. Even after years of retraining myself to know that my body's needs aren't gross, I still feel the compulsive need to hide my tampon up my sleeve when I walk to the bathroom in public. ("Will this super fit in my…

This State Repealed An 18th Century Anti-Abortion Law Using The Most Aptly Named Act

By Lara Walsh
Since President Donald Trump announced on July 9 that the ultra-conservative federal justice Brett Cavanaugh is his Supreme Court pick, the future of Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that made abortion a protected right nationwide in 1973, has seemed…

The DNC Called Ivanka Trump "A Hypocrite" & It's Pretty Major

By Hannah Golden
While President Donald Trump is bearing the brunt of criticism following his press conference in Helsinki this week, the first daughter isn't immune to her own criticism. Ivanka Trump has come under fresh attack from the left following her push for…

The 'On The Basis Of Sex' Trailer Is Here & Ruth Bader Ginsberg Is A Young Badass

By Dylan Kickham
In America's current political nightmare, the new Ruth Bader Ginsberg biopic On the Basis of Sex is offering up a welcome helping of hope. The upcoming movie chronicles the career beginnings of one of the most well-known and beloved Supreme Court…

Meghan Markle Stuck To Tradition When It Came To Trump's U.K. Visit

By Shelby Black
On July 12, Donald Trump traveled across the pond to enjoy his first United Kingdom visit as president. During his two-week stay, Trump will meet with top figures including Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth. However, there's one certain…

People In London Are Protesting Trump's Visit To The UK & They're Not Messing Around

By Hannah Golden
President Donald Trump is only two days into his weeklong international tour, and already, his presence abroad has proven provocative. Following his appearance at a summit this week, the president arrived in the U.K. on Thursday to an array of…

Don't Get Your Hopes Up About Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Plans For Trump's Visit

By Shelby Black
Donald Trump's upcoming visit to the United Kingdom is certainly causing quite a stir across the pond. On July 13, Trump will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May with hopes to discuss possible alliance activities. Even though the visit is…

The Process To Confirm A Supreme Court Justice Isn't Complicated, But It Can Be Long

By Chelsea Stewart
On July 9, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose retirement takes effect on July 31. The president's decision has been lauded by many, and criticized by…

Brett Kavanaugh's Stance On Abortion Is Complicated, & Here's What To Know

By Chelsea Stewart
On July 9, President Donald Trump announced his highly anticipated nominee for the Supreme Court: Judge Brett Kavanaugh. There have been heightened concerns ahead of Trump's appointment, given his pick could drastically affect future court decisions…

Tomi Lahren Spoke Out About Overturning 'Roe V. Wade' & I Don't Know What To Think

By Shelby Black
Conservative television host Tomi Lahren might be known for her controversial remarks, but sometimes the controversy takes a turn. On July 7, during her "Final Thoughts" segment, Tomi Lahren's comments about about overturning Roe v. Wade might have…