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

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... Read More »

How Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally Views the Gender Pay Gap

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... Read More »

New Study Reveals the Annual Cost of the Gender Pay Gap

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 "America's Women... Read More »

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

Jewelry Brand Releases Controversial Ad Saying

With spring upon us, consumers can expect brand-new fashion ads just about everywhere. However, there's one jewelry ad in Asheville, North Carolina, t... Read More »

Here's Why Female Paleontologists Are Sporting Fake Beards

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... Read More »

Madonna, Billboard's 2016 "Woman of the Year," Opens Up About Sexism and Ageism

Madonna, Billboard's 2016

Is there anything Madonna can't do? Adding to her impressive résumé of awards, nominations, and appearances (like "Carpool Karaoke" with James Corden)... Read More »

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

Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About Op-Ed Piece On

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

This App Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault in the Military

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... Read More »

MAKER Lilly Singh Has a Message for All the Sexists

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. Her video skits usually con... Read More »

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

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... Read More »

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