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10 Black Women Who Have Changed History
This month is Black History Month, and what better way to celebrate than learning more about the women who have helped us get to the position we are at now. In the face of extreme racism and sexism, these 10 beauties showed the world that nothing can hold back women of colour...
Movie Producer Tweets Awful Script Introductions To Female Leads And It's Got Us Cringing
Film producer Ross Putman gets sent a lot of garbage scripts. So he started a Twitter account to share the one particularly depressing similarity in all these scripts: the role of the women in the movie...
Ladies, Say Hello To Curvy Barbie
Playing with barbies can get boring when every single one of them looks the same. But, after 56 years, Barbie has now become a real woman - with hella curves! She now has 7 different skin tines and over 20 different eye colours, so now every girl can see a bit of themselves in Barbie...
Barbie cambia forme: dopo 56 anni diventa curvy
Ci ha messo un po' ma alla fine ha preso peso anche lei!
This Woman Live-blogged The Aftermath Of Her Rape
Amber Amour is a 27-year-old woman from New York. Whilst on a trip to Cape Town, South Africa with her 'Stop Rape. Educate' campaign, she was raped in a the shower of a hostel. In the immediate aftermath of the rape...
'Overweight Haters Ltd' Are Handing Fat-Shaming Cards To Women On The Tube
As if our morning commute wasn't stressful enough, now we have to deal with a bunch of d*cks who think it's their prerogative to print off a load of fat-shaming cards and hand them out to women on the train who they deem are 'overweight'...
Here’s Just 3 Examples Of Why The International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women Is So Important
In 1993, the UN General Assembly Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women was created to take action against the epidemic. But more than 20 years on UNWomen.org state that 1 in 3 women still experience physical or sexual violence...
5 Reasons We Need To Sign The #Equality4MentalHealth Petition
Danny Boyle, Louis Theroux and Miranda Hart are just three in a long list of public figures who have signed the #Equality4MentalHealth, an open letter calling for physical and mental health problems to be treated equally in the government's spending review...
What Does Facebook Tolerate More - Nudity Or Racism? The Answer is Depressing
A topless woman or a racist comment, which would you find more offensive? Well a German photographer wanted to know where Facebook stood on the matter, and the answer is sure to depress you. *Rolls eyes*
15 Reasons Tampons Are So Effing Luxurious
Because tampons are a girl's best friend. Not diamonds. Always tampons.
Police Launch New Sexual Consent Campaign Using A Cup Of Tea...
Thames Valley Police have launched a Youtube campaign that uses a cup of tea as an analogy for sexual consent, which is both great and depressing at the same time...
This Girl Shames Disgusting Online Creeps In The Best Way
How do you deal with a decade of sexist and racial abuse from trolls, fetishists and general sleazebags? You publicly shame them, that's what. High five to the girl with the violin.
Baby Loss Awareness Week: Why Losing A Baby Shouldn't Be Taboo
This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week - a week dedicated to breaking the 'taboo' subject of losing a child and helping women to get the support they really need in order to talk about their experiences with miscarriage, rather than suffering in silence...
How The World's So-Called 'Ugliest Woman' Turned Online Hate Into The Most Inspirational Campaign Ever
We’ve all experienced some form of bullying at one point in our lives but imagine being in high school and stumbling across a video on Youtube about yourself. Now imagine that the video was entitled “THE UGLIEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD...
This Victoria's Secret Photoshop Fail Might Be The Worst Yet
It's not the first and it probably won't be the last time the Victoria's Secrets photoshop team screws up. The brand is known for its liberal use of airbrushing but this time they've really overdone it...
Meryl Streep And Co-stars Face Backlash Over Suffragette T-Shirts
‘I’d rather be a rebel than a slave’ T-shirt used to promote Meryl Streep's new movie gets attention on Twitter for all the wrong reasons.
Breast Cancer Survivors Show Their Scars In Response To The “Insensitive” #ShowYourStrap Campaign
Marks & Spencer have launched the campaign, #ShowYourStrap which encourages women to post selfies showing their bra straps and although it has good intentions, many survivors are left unimpressed.
People Are Tearing Down Gender Stereotypes With The #MasculinitySoFragile Hashtag
The #MasculinitySoFragile hashtag is trending on Twitter, and it's brilliant. The hashtag highlights the downsides and pitfalls of toxic masculinity, and aims to prove that expressing emotions and feelings doesn't make you less of a man...
Why It's Time To Stop Ignoring The Mental Health Of Young Men
The Sunday Times writer Katie Glass spoke has spoken out about the masculinity crisis that’s affecting the mental health of young men today. With suicide rates rising, guys are finding it harder to find ways to speak out and ask for help...
Actress Jessica Biel Launches Sex-Ed Video Series To Educate Women About Their Bodies
Quick question: how well do you know the female anatomy? Could you tell the difference between labium majus and the labium minus? It seems many women don't actually know their bodies that well, and actress Jessica Biel is about to change that...
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