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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,…

Twitter Is Furious About This Politician's Wildly Sexist Comments On Women’s Rights

By Daniella Bondar
Sometimes I forget that there are people in this world who still think that things were better before Women's Suffrage, but then I go on the internet and someone reminds me. This time it was Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Missouri,…

Women's Rights Group Is Playing 'Access Hollywood' Tape On Loop Next To The White House

By Hannah Golden
Tourists to the nation's capitol today will be in for a treat as they stroll down Constitution Avenue near the White House. On Friday, Oct. 6, a women's rights group is playing a 12-hour loop of the Access Hollywood tape that made its way into…

This Video Shows What Women's Rights Look Like Around The World

By Brittany Leitner
If 2017 turns out to be known for anything, it just may be the year of the woman. Of course, that title belongs to the year 1992, when a record number of five women were elected to the US Senate. Five still sounds like a small number, but at a time…

Disney Princesses Imagined As Women's Rights Activists Get Real AF

By Rayne Ellis
As if they haven't seen enough battles in their lifetimes, our favorite Disney princesses are suiting up once more to stand with women. Reimagined by Portland, Oregon native, Amanda Niday, the princesses donned present-day versions of their most…

6 Impactful Things You Can Do Right Now To Help Women's Rights

By Alexia LaFata
Well, it's official: Donald Trump is our next president. It's easy, today, for women to feel like we don't matter. The country we love so deeply has just elected someone who has proven time and time again that he will not support or fight for us. In…

9 Wendy Davis Quotes That Will Empower You To Fight For Women's Rights

By Hadley Cooper
Wendy Davis rocks, pure and simple. She is the outspoken politician from Texas turning the Senate upside down. She doesn't vote with the majority; she votes and fights for women's rights. She is best known as the Democrat who stood for 13 hours…

Why Focusing On 'Progress' Instead Of Equality Hinders Women's Rights

By Sarah Merekar
Historically, it seems we’re at a watershed moment: Women are speaking up in the workplace, holding positions of power and changing the face of the fashion industry, the arts, business and entrepreneurship (case in point: Shondaland). But, now…

3 Ways The Fight For Women's Rights Continues 95 Years After Suffrage

By John Haltiwanger
Ninety-five years ago yesterday, American women finally gained the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, effectively guaranteeing suffrage to all women. The significance of this moment in American…

How Hillary Clinton's Campaign Signifies A New Era For Women's Rights

By Aisha Moktadier
On September 5, 1995, Hillary Clinton gave a speech at the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, where she declared, “It is no longer acceptable to discuss women’s rights as separate from human rights.” As Clinton moves forward in her…

Kansas' New Anti-Abortion Law Is A Major Setback For Women's Rights

By Jill Pohl
The relentless push to further restrict abortion throughout the 50 states is gaining more ground now than it has in recent memory. Last month, Kansas' state legislature passed a bill banning a controversial second-trimester abortion procedure. It…

Women's Rights Campaign Uses Porn Parody Video To Promote Consent

By Gillian Fuller
Sexual assault and rape on college campuses are, unfortunately, too common. A whopping one in five college girls is reportedly a victim of some sort of unwanted sexual contact. Women’s rights group UltraViolet launched a new campaign to spread among…

My Body, My Choice: How The Supreme Court’s Decision Is A Huge Backward Step For Women’s Rights

By Amy Dickey
Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided that for-profit companies will not be required or obligated to pay for specific types of contraceptives for their employees, specifically Plan B and IUDs. Due to religious beliefs, organizations like Hobby Lobby…

Pharrell Uses Concert As Opportunity To Make Important Stand For Women's Rights

By Katie Gonzalez
Pharrell Williams has been outspoken about how much he supports women, and is using his platform as a popular musician to encourage his fans to feel the same way. At an intimate gig in London on Tuesday night, he paused in between playing hits like…

Men Are Joining The Women's Rights Movement With Powerful Messages (Photos)

By Katie Gonzalez
With the #YesAllWomen hashtag continuing to gain popularity and educate people about the daily discrimination and fears women face, a new movement has sprung up alongside it, showing its support for the brave individuals who have been posting their…