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Enter the MAKERS + Global Citizen Contest

Women have made a lot of progress, but there is so much more to be done and we need your help. Read More »

A History of Fragrance

For as long as human beings have roamed the Earth, they've searched high and low for anything that would help them smell good while doing so. Read More »

West Point Mandates Female Cadets to Take a Boxing Class

In an attempt to complete gender integration in the U.S. Army, West Point is now requiring all female cadets to take a class that was previously off limits for women. Read More »

This Artist Is Turning Sexist Comments Into Inspiring Photographs

For visual artists like Rora Blue, there are certain objects she often associates with women, ranging from embroidery, skirts, panties, to even a bowl o Read More »

Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, and More to Headline Fall's TIDAL Benefit Concert

As if a concert with some of the most powerful names in the music industry was not enough to entice us, add a cause to the cost and we are THERE. Read More »

Emma Watson Wants Universities to Stand Up Against Campus Sexual Assault

Actress and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about gender equality at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Read More »

'It's Bigger Than Basketball,' WNBA Fever Team Kneel Together During National Anthem

Across different leagues and sports around the world, athletes have come together to take a kneel for police brutality and racial inequality. The Indiana Fever team kneeled together Wednesday night, marking the first time an entire professional team has protested together. Read More »

Michelle Obama and Stephen Colbert Reveal Their One Wish On "The Late Show"

One thing is certain and it's that First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama are exiting the White House office in a memorable way. Read More »

This Lunch Lady Who Quit After a Policy Prevented Her From Feeding a Hungry Child Is Our Hero

Stacy Koltiska, a former lunchroom staffer at an elementary school in Pennsylvania, is doing her part to fight back against a completely messed up policy that seems to discriminate against low-income students. Read More »

The Struggle Is Real: Artist Cassandra Calin's Cartoons Perfectly Capture What It's Like to Be a Woman

Let's just say this: living in a world where there are such high expectations put on females of all ages — whether self-imposed or from societal pressures — to be "perfect" (whatever that may be), the struggle is real. Read More »

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