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Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About Op-Ed Piece On "The Ellen Show"

Featured on MAKER Ellen DeGeneres' show this week, actress Jennifer Aniston took a moment to reflect on the essay she wrote for Read More »

This App Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault in the Military

Sexual assault in the military is a growing epidemic. Assaults rose by 50 percent during the 2014-15 academic year, with 91 reported at the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Air Force Academy, along with 28 cases of sexual harassment. Read More »

Tags: sexism, military, app

MAKER Lilly Singh Has a Message for All the Sexists

MAKER Lilly Singh, better known as "Superwoman," has about 10 million YouTube subscribers and over 1 billion video views. Read More »

Mila Kunis Wrote a Powerful Essay About Gender Bias in the Workplace

Mila Kunis is one of Hollywood's most popular and successful actresses. (Her last film, "Bad Moms," killed at the box office.) However, even she deals with gender bias in the workplace — but she's done playing nice. Read More »

March for Misogyny: Women Fight for the Right to Wear Yoga Pants

Last week, a man by the name of Alan Sorrentino criticized women over the age of 20 wearing yoga pants in an angry letter to the Barrington Times. Read More »

Women Take to Twitter to Show #WhatADoctorLooksLike After Delta Flight Discrimination

Since last week, the Internet has been buzzing about Tamika Cross's Facebook testimony about a discriminatory incident aboard a Delta flight from Detroit. Read More »

A Republican Woman Just Took Down Sexism in Her Party in the Ultimate Tweet Thread

In the days since the release of a tape featuring Donald Trump's sexist comments about assaulting women, there's been a lot of chatter about the man chosen by the Republican Party to be its nominee for president. Read More »

This Study Is More Proof That Sexism Is Real

In a recent study for the Social Psychological and Personality Science journal, conclusions were found that seem to prove the existence of sexism, which is indeed real, if not alive and w Read More »

Tags: study, sexism

9 Things Women Were Once Not Allowed to Do

It's no secret that for as long as any of us can remember, women have not been granted many of the same ordinary rights as men, yet the gender wage gap and other women's rights issues are still a source of inequality around the world. Read More »

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