Women's History Month

Cardi B Has A Message For Anyone Who's Outraged Over Her Sexy New Song

By Brandy Robidoux
Cardi B has always adopted an unapologetic attitude when it comes to haters, and after seeing the internet's divided response to "WAP," her highly-sexual track with Megan Thee Stallion, she's standing her ground. While most fans can't get enough of…

This Editor-In-Chief Created The Teen Magazine She Always Wanted To Read

By Lara Walsh
As a teenager in 1998, Sesi Magazine's editor-in-chief Andréa Butler had what her mom called an "intense obsession" with magazines. But the experience was soured by the lack of diversity found in the pages of her favorite publications. At the time,…

Teen Inventor Gitanjali Rao Is Innovating Kindness Through Tech

By Catherine Thompson
Gitanjali Rao missed the first day of eighth grade in 2018. Instead, the entrepreneur from Lone Tree, Colorado, was in New York City demonstrating a device she created to detect lead in drinking water on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The…

Here's What To Know About Police Unions & Calls For Change

By Lara Walsh
As nationwide anti-racism protests continue, calls to defund police departments have brought renewed focus to law enforcement policies and the structures that protect officers. Amidst public pressure to defund police, one of the most powerful…

AOC Used Rep. Yoho's Apology To Point Out A Bigger Problem With The Way Women Are Treated

By Cianna Garrison
On Monday, July 20, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) was confronted by Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Florida) on the steps of the Capitol, where Yoho allegedly called Ocasio-Cortez a sexist slur in response to her views on the economy's effect on crime…

Donald Trump's Quotes About Defunding The Police Make His Stance Clear

By Madhuri Sathish and Lilli Petersen
As protests against police brutality continue across the country, so do calls to overhaul policing in the United States. Activists involved in movements to demilitarize police departments are also demanding that city councils defund — and in some…

The Aces Are Breaking All The Girl Group Rules With 'Under My Influence'

By Brandy Robidoux
As an all-woman, indie-pop quartet, The Aces face a unique set of challenges trying to make it big in an industry with far too many opinions about what a girl group should be. So, when it came time for Katie Henderson, McKenna Petty, and sisters…

The Real Reason Gigi Is Keeping Her Pregnancy Private Makes So Much Sense

By Brandy Robidoux
Gigi Hadid is has been noticeably quiet about her pregnancy, and, now, she's explaining why. The mama-to-be took to Instagram to express the importance of keeping things hush-hush, not only for herself, but in consideration of the current state of…

The Supreme Court Just Made It More Complicated To Get Birth Control Through Insurance

By Madhuri Sathish
For the third time in 10 years, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate requiring employers to provide free birth control coverage was thrust into the spotlight at the Supreme Court. In Trump v. Pennsylvania, the Trump administration argued in favor…

Nessa Barrett Called Out Slut-Shamers Bullying Her Over Kissing Lil Huddy

By Brandy Robidoux
Nessa Barrett is hitting back at haters after receiving backlash for kissing Chase Hudson. On July 6, Hudson revealed he kissed Barrett while on a break with Charli D'Amelio, only to go to D'Amelio's house after without telling her what happened.…

Follow These Black Women Activists On Instagram To Stay Inspired In The Fight For Anti-Racism

By Lara Walsh
People around the world continue to protest police brutality in light of the deaths of Black people at the hands of police officers, including the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, as well as Ahmaud Arbery, who was…

Marsai Martin Had The Most Hilarious Clapback For Trolls Hating On Her Hair

By Brandy Robidoux
Marsai Martin just clapped back at internet trolls in the best way. The 2020 BET Awards were presented on June 28, and despite it being a virtual show this year, there was no shortage of celebrity appearances. Martin was on hand to present the Best…

Meghan & Harry Are Reportedly Boycotting Facebook Advertising For An Important Reason

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan are dedicated to the fight against bullying. The couple may be just beginning their post-senior royal lives, but they're already hard at work supporting causes near and dear to their hearts. Meghan and Harry are…

The Supreme Court Just Made A Major Ruling On Abortion

By Lilli Petersen and Madhuri Sathish
Despite everything else going on in the United States, it's still Supreme Court ruling season, and on June 29, 2020, the justices gave Americans a big one. The Supreme Court's ruling on abortion case June Medical Services, LLC v. Russo affirmed the…

Watch Beyoncé Encourage Fans To "Be The Change" In Her BET Awards Speech

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
Michelle Obama and Beyoncé are two of the most powerful women in the world, and their outspoken support for each other is a reminder of how important it is for women to uplift other women. When Obama got the chance to honor Beyoncé during the BET…

Justin Bieber Is Suing 2 Women For Defamation Over Sexual Assault Allegations

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
On Sunday, June 21, two women came forward with claims of sexual assault against Justin Bieber. The women took to Twitter to share their alleged experiences with Bieber, claiming the alleged assaults took place in 2014 and 2015, respectively. The…

14 Lady Gaga Lyrics Perfect For Your Pride Instagram Posts

By Brandy Robidoux
Through both her activism and her music, Lady Gaga has shown love for the LGBTQ+ community time and time again. In 2012, Mother Monster launched her Born This Way foundation, a non-profit with the goal of "creating a kinder and braver world." Born…

The Dixie Chicks Changed Their Name To "Meet This Moment" In History

By Brandy Robidoux
With 2020 shaping up to be a year of change, The Dixie Chicks aren't letting the chance to evolve pass them by. The band announced on June 25 they would be dropping the "Dixie" from their name. That being said, the fact The Dixie Chicks changed…

Here's What It Really Means To Defund The Police

By Lara Walsh
As police use of force undergoes increased scrutiny in light of the police killings of Black people like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, activists and civilians are beginning to turn their focus from protests to policy. If you've been checking out…

You Should Know About This Major Birth Control Case At The Supreme Court

By Madhuri Sathish
Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) first became law in 2010, nearly 63 million people across the country have been able to access birth control through their employer-provided health insurance. But now, a case before the Supreme Court is…