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Introducing Charlotte, The "Gender-Flipped" Sherlock Holmes

Though numerous "pieces of fan fiction and derivative works cast Sherlock, Watson, or both as women, and recent television reboots have also changed [their] character gender," Sherry Thomas' " Read More »

Get to Know Mirriam Seddiq: Founder of the First-Ever American Muslim Women PAC

Amid an increasingly tense campaign season, Criminal, Immigration, and Appellate Lawyer, Mirriam Seddiq, made the decision to use her voice to help others express their own voices. Read More »

A Brief History of Feminist Tattoos

As early as 1858, the United States was introduced to its first tattooed white woman, Olive Oatman, and ever since, tattooed women have become more common, having actually beat out men for the highest percentage of tattoos for the first time in 2012. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Double Standards, Women's Goals, and More in Marie Claire Interview

Nicki Minaj is "the kind of figure to whom, when she speaks, the world tends to lean in and listen," Janet Mock wrote Read More »

MAKERS' Exclusive Q&A With "Friends" Executive Producer On Feminist Moments, the Show's Anniversary, and More

The beloved sitcom "Friends" turned 22 in September. Read More »

These Are the Schools That Produce the Most Female Entrepreneurs

If you're a woman who wants to start a company that actually gets VC funding, there are two colleges you should try to go to. Read More »

Six Important Quotes From London’s Feminist Solidarity Festival

Intersectional, varied and empowering are just three words to describe London’s Fourth Wave Feminist Activists. Read More »

The Perfect Back-to-School Book List for Your Favorite Little Feminists

Whether it's summer reading or back-to-school prep, it's never too early for girls to learn about some of the incredible women they can aspire to be. Read More »

7 Things Women Don't Need to Do Because Men Ask Them To

Ladies: Have you ever wondered how a guy who has never walked in your sneakers and hasn’t a clue about what it feels like to be you thinks you should act? Of course not. Because men offer us their hot takes all of the time. Read More »