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John Legend Proves Love Has No Borders in New "Surefire" Music Video

John Legend is using his latest music video, for the track "Surefire" from Darkness and Light, to prove that true love knows no borders—either physical or cultural. Read More »

Gloria Steinem: It's 'Ridiculous' to Say That Someone Is 'Pro-Abortion'

Gloria Steinem has spent decades fighting for reproductive freedom, but as she recently told the Associated Press, she does not think it's fa Read More »

10 Favorite Quotes from Television’s Leading Ladies: MAKERS Hits The Red Carpet

Star-studded with some of the most influential women in comedy, drama, sports television, and broadcast news, MAKERS took to the red carpet at the Paley Center’s Spring Gala honoring Women in Television on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Introduces New Political Group Opposing New Administration

Hillary Clinton just formed a new political group opposing the Donald Trump presidency. Read More »

A Girls’ Soccer Team Joined the Boys’ League - And Won The Championship

AEM Lleida, an amateur Girls’ Soccer Club in Spain, joined the Boys’ Junior Regional League back in 2014. After finishing 12th place in an 18-team league in their first season, this year - the girls came prepared to dominate. Read More »

10 Famous Women on Facing—and Overcoming—Failure

Society pretty much hardwires us to fear failure—practically every piece of content we consume (from movies to TV shows and even some news stories) depicts failure as some kind of all-consuming tragedy that you must consciously avoid. Read More »

For Mother's Day, Sheryl Sandberg Gave the Government a To-Do List to Help Working Parents

Sheryl Sandberg is known not just for being the COO of Facebook but also for Read More »

Michelle Obama Calls Out the Trump Administration’s Nutrition Policy

Michelle Obama may no longer be the First Lady of the United States, but that hasn’t stopped her from continuing to rally for the causes she championed while in the White House: namely, for nutrition. Read More »

There's a Gender Failure Gap—Here's How We Can Close It

I've wasted a lot of time in my life being afraid of failure. I gave up studying foreign languages because I was afraid to speak and use the wrong vocabulary word. I stopped playing pool, chess, and countless other silly card games because I couldn't bear the thought of making a poor play. Read More »

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Channing Tatum Wrote an Empowering Essay About the Kind of Woman He Hopes His Daughter Will Be

Channing Tatum's daughter, Everly, is only three, but he already has an amazing vision for who she'll be as a young woman. Read More »