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Equality

Pope Francis Shows Support for Equal Pay

While addressing a crowd Wednesday at St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis expressed his thoughts towards equal pay for men and women, reports TIME. “Why is it expected that women must earn less than men?” he said, “No! Read More »

This “Hunger Games” Star Perfectly Explains Cultural Appropriation

16-year-old Amandla Stenberg played Rue in “Hunger Games,” but her career as an actor and activist is just getting started. The evidence is on her Tumblr, where she posted a video she and a classmate made for their history class. Read More »

Love Has No Labels: These Skeletons Kiss, Dance, and Defeat Stereotypes

On Valentine’s Day in LA, a confused crowd gathered in front of a stage where theatre-sized x-ray screen showed two skeletons kissing. Then the skeleton people walked around the side of the screen, revealing that they were two women. “Love has no gender,” the screen read behind them. Read More »

Nelson Mandela’s Impact on Women

“As long as women are bound by poverty and as long as they are looked down upon, human rights will lack substance.” Read More »