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FEMINISM

Emma Watson

Calling Emma Watson A ‘Feminazi’ Will Not Stop Her From Doing The Right Thing

Mar 08, 2016 01:39 PM EST

Emma Watson has taken a year off from acting to focus on advocating for women’s rights around the world as a UN Global Goodwill Ambassador.

International Women's Day Banner

International Women's Day: Celebrate Women By Donating To One Of These 4 Women's Organizations

Mar 08, 2016 01:36 PM EST

As a society, we've made enormous strides toward gender equality, but our work is nowhere near over. These organizations fight to help women at home and all over the world to live happy, healthy, equal lives.

Leymah Gbowee

Celebrate Women's History Month With Quotes From 7 Underacknowldeged, Incredible Women

Mar 01, 2016 02:40 PM EST

These women pushed past gender discrimination and shaped history.

Emma Watson

Emma Watson To Take Year-Long Break From Acting – Find Out Why!

Feb 19, 2016 03:23 PM EST

Before taking her acting break, Emma Watson will appear in two films, including "The Circle" with Tom Hanks and Disney's live action film "Beauty and the Beast," where Watson plays Belle.

Feminists

COMMENTARY: The Progressive Woman’s Increasingly Unmanageable Rape Conundrum

Jan 12, 2016 11:05 AM EST

Historically, when faced with bad behavior by their comrades, feminists have tended to conceal the evidence and attack those who dared reveal it.

Donald and Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump Considers Political Future, Says Donald Is 'Absolutely' A Feminist

Dec 29, 2015 12:07 PM EST

Donald Trump's daughter won't rule out running for public office.

Merriam-Webster Dictionaries

Merriam-Webster Announces 'Ism' As Word Of The Year

Dec 15, 2015 12:40 PM EST

The suffix '"ism'" has been chosen as the Merriam-Webster dictionary company's word of the year.

R. Mika Vs. Cammy In 'Street Fighter V'

Is It Wrong To Emphasize Women’s Sexiness In Video Games?

Dec 12, 2015 05:17 PM EST

Many games and game franchises feature female protagonists who fight on the front lines just as much as men do. However, one burning topic that has arisen from this shift is how the women are being depicted -- specifically: is the way they are being depicted offensive?

Saudi Woman

Saudi Women To Run For Office, Vote For The First Time

Dec 10, 2015 03:20 PM EST

Saturday will mark the first time that Saudi women will be allowed to vote. They are also now allowed to run for municipal council seats.

Montreal Massacre Mourner

Victims Of Montreal Massacre Honored On Anniversary With Two Ceremonies In Montreal

Dec 07, 2015 04:57 AM EST

The 14 victims of the Montreal Massacre were honored on Sunday on the 26th anniversary of the shooting at École Polytechnique in Montreal.

Protesters Marching

Mexico: Murder Surge In Quintana Roo Shows Spike In Violence Against Women

Nov 30, 2015 12:58 PM EST

The past three weeks have brought the murders of seven women in the Mexican tourist haven of Quintana Roo.

Emma Watson

Malala Praises Emma Watson For Helping Her Embrace Feminism (VIDEO)

Nov 05, 2015 05:17 PM EST

Emma Watson spoke to Malala about feminism ahead of the premiere of her documentary "He Called Me Malala."

Grace Lee Boggs Dead

Grace Lee Boggs, Legendary Activist, Dies At 100

Oct 06, 2015 02:35 AM EDT

Grace Lee Boggs, a civil rights activist, has died at the age of 100.

Lena Dunham and Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Says She Considers Herself A Feminist In Interview With Lena Dunham (VIDEO)

Sep 24, 2015 02:30 PM EDT

Lens Dunham and Hillary Clinton discussed issues like student debt, women's health and feminism in a new interview.

Online Dating Site Bumble

Tinder Co-Founder Whitney Wolfe Makes Bigger Waves With Feminist Dating Site Bumble

Aug 13, 2015 12:18 AM EDT

Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe has created a new dating app, Bumble, that is making waves with feminists and more dynamic women alike.

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