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Sixth Grader From Maine, Molly Neuner, Pens #IAmNotADistraction On Her Arm Revolting Against Dress Code

Sixth-grade student Molly Neuner from Portland, Maine, just spearheaded The King Middle School's biggest resistance against the school's sexist dress code. Read More »

How Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally Views the Gender Pay Gap

In late March, Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) brought together a panel of CEOs, policy experts, and fellow representatives to discuss an issue that, truth be told, many Americans may not associate with the Republican party: Helping women overcome barriers in the workplace. Read More »

New Study Reveals the Annual Cost of the Gender Pay Gap

Leading up to Equal Pay Day at the beginning of April, the National Partnership for Women and Families released extensive research on " Read More »

Jewelry Brand Releases Controversial Ad Saying "It's Ok to Throw Rocks at Girls"

With spring upon us, consumers can expect brand-new fashion ads just about everywhere. Read More »

Here's Why Female Paleontologists Are Sporting Fake Beards

Filmmaker Lexi Marsh was with her friend Ellen Currano, a paleobotanist at the University of Wyoming, when she came up with the idea for her upcoming documentary " Read More »

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 »

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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 »

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