BY Tess Duncan
on Apr 01, 2013
Iconic feminist and activist Gloria Steinem will guest star on a 30-minute special on Nickelodeon's news show, Nick News, to discuss the Equal Rights Amendment and women's rights. She'll be joined by host Linda Ellerbee and a group of teenagers for "Are We There Yet? Women's History, Past, Present, and Future," which premieres tonight at 8pm ET/PT. The kids featured on the show bring up the lack of emphasis on women's history and suffrage in schools today. They ... Read More
BY Sam Garcia
on Mar 25, 2013
With major debate over whether or not consent should be taught in public school sexual education curriculums, this short PSA reminds us of how someone should react when they find another individual passed out on their couch. Although this should also include checking to make sure the individual is safe, and that they don't need hospital assistance, apparently some people still just need to understand that being passed out is not an excuse for sexually harassing ... Read More
BY Melissa Coci
on Mar 22, 2013
Quizzes! They are awesome but not always super insightful. Unless you consider knowing which Mad Men character you are or which summer accessory best suits your personality insightful.
So finally, here is one we can all enjoy and the best thing is, it will only take you a few seconds! Go on: take the test!
HOW INSANELY AWESOME IS THAT. NOW PLEASE SHARE IT TO EVERY SINGLE PERSON YOU KNOW WHO HAS THE INTERNET!
With all the muddiness surrounding what exactly ... Read More
Lily Tomlin has been a feminist longer than I’ve been alive, so when she says things have changed for women in terms of comedy, character acting, and raising girls to be feminist, I believe her.
While talking to Vanity Fair, Tomlin commented on Girls, Tina Fey, and shifts in feminism. She joked about getting scolded in the early ‘70s for saying “boner” on stage during a bit and laughs off old memories of audience reactions to her ... Read More
BY Melissa Coci
on Mar 19, 2013
One word: Oprah. One conference: Women in the World 2013.
As if Oprah wasn’t enough of a draw-card, this New York City conference on April 4th and 5th has so many amazing speakers that it seems almost unbelievable. The conference will focus on global issues told through the powerful form of first person storytelling. On Friday, Oprah Winfrey will be interviewing her “all time favorite guest,” Dr. Tererai Trent. Dr. Trent is ... Read More