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Navy Plans to Open Elite SEAL Team to Women

One of the Navy's top officers recently announced plans to open the service's elite SEAL teams to women who can pass and complete the training regimen.  Read More »

Target to Change Gender-Based Signage In Select Kids' Aisles

Earlier this summer, a woman called out Target's gender bias signage in certain kids' sections by differentiating "building sets" and "girls' building sets." She expressed her dissatisfaction on Twitter, which was then widely spread across social media.  Read More »

Watch Elizabeth Warren Proudly Stand With Planned Parenthood

Before Monday's Senate vote on defunding the bill for Planned Parenthood, Senator Elizabeth Warren took the floor. Read More »

Amy Schumer and Senator Chuck Schumer Address Gun Violence

After July's tragic movie theater shooting during a showing of "Trainwreck," the movie's leading actress is taking a stand against gun violence. Amy Schumer is teaming up with her cousin, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, to begin a new public initiative that will address the issue.  Read More »

Nancy Lieberman Becomes Second Female Assistant Coach In the NBA

It looks like Becky Hammon won't be the only female assistant coach in the NBA.  Read More »

Are Young Women Being Encouraged Enough to Pursue Leadership Roles?

The path toward breaking the glass ceiling isn't always an easy one. A new report reveals that people develop biases against women in leadership roles at a young age.  Read More »

Taiwan Could Have Their First Female Leader

In Taiwan, both of its largest political parties have nominated women to run for their next presidential election. Read More »

Women On Top: The 2015 Emmy Nominations

Congratulations to all of the Emmy nominees this year! Read More »

Ronda Rousey Boldly Calls Out Floyd Mayweather at ESPYs

On Wednesday night, UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey won the Best Fighter ESPY Award. This fighter doesn't hold back in the ring, so it's no surprise she doesn't hold back with her words. She called out known domestic abuser Floyd Mayweather at the awards ceremony. Read More »

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