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J.K. Rowling Wants You to Have the Advice She Never Had in Her Early Career

Most writers feel a sense of hardship at the beginning of their careers. One Twitter user has the advice J.K. Rowling said she wish she had in her ea... Read More »

Jessica Chastain Shuts Down Tweet Shaming Praise of Female Directors

Jessica Chastain showed her love for director Niki Caro of "The Zookeeper’s Wife" and all female filmmakers in a Twitter post on Saturday when a Twi... Read More »

How One Woman's Tweet Helped Pay Student Lunch Debts Across the US

New York City writer Ashley C. Ford hated knowing that thousands of school children — saddled with unpaid lunch accounts — were being offered emb... Read More »

Madeleine Albright Tweets Response to Donald Trump's Immigration Policies

President Donald Trump's isolationist policies are already underway: In his first week as commander-in-chief, he's already taken steps to quickly erec... Read More »

A Major Voice of Aleppo, 7-Year-Old Bana al-Abed Is Now Safe

Bana al-Abed has been called by some our time's Anne Frank. The 7 year old has been using Twitter to update the world on the status of Aleppo's cri... Read More »

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says There Is No "Secret Sauce" to Hiring Women in Top Tech Positions

Silicon Valley is especially notorious for its underrepresentation of women, but Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey doesn't play into that stereotype.... Read More »

How Hillary Clinton Went From Presidential Candidate to Wandering Folk Hero

Hillary Clinton may not be the president-elect millions of Americans had hoped for. But in the days since her surprising loss to Donald Trump, millenn... Read More »

Feminist Twitter Is Really Running With #NameAPenceMusical

If you haven't heard, Vice-President Elect Mike Pence got booed when he walked in to take his seat at a performance of Hamilton last night. The cast,... Read More »

Hillary Clinton's Celebrity Supporters Aren't Giving Up the Fight

Though Donald Trump won the most electoral college votes, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by around two million on election night, and that fact... Read More »

Trump Supporters Tweet #RepealThe19th to Protest Women's Voting Rights

A map by FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver went viral on Tuesday. The map showed what the outcome of the presidential election would look like if only wom... Read More »

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