There exists a dichotomy of Black Women’s History that creates a departure of alliance for modern day women and for women cross-culturally alike. We know Harriett Tubman and Rosa Parks, each woman courageously reflecting pivotal moments in Black History, while… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Sal Bardo
Over the last three years, writer-director Sal Bardo’s films have screened at nearly 50 film festivals in 10 countries. In 2011, he won the Audience Award for Best First Time Filmmaker at Reel Affirmations: Washington D.C.’s International LGBT Film Festival… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Zerlina Maxwell
Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst and contributing writer for The New York Daily News, Feministing.com, theGrio.com, BET.com, RHRealitycheck.org and EBONY.com. She writes about national politics, candidates, and specific policy and culture issues including domestic violence, sexual assault, victim blaming and gender inequality. She… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Jennifer Baumgardner
I first heard of Jennifer Baumgardner when I learned of her “I Had An Abortion” documentary and since then have been wowwed by her. She has an impressive feminist resume: she’s the Executive Editor & Publisher of The Feminist Press,… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Emily May
Emily May is the co-founder and Executive Director of Hollaback!, a global movement dedicated to stopping street harassment. She has a roster of awards and acclamations that will make your mouth water and her devotion to empowering women and LGTBQ… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Holly Kearl
Meet Holly Kearl, one of the hardest working women in the fight against gender-based violence. She is the founder of Stop Street Harassment, has authored two books, and is a consultant for organizations like UN Women. Here, she talks about… Read More ›
Spotlight On: The Filthy Freedom Project!
This week The Filthy Freedom Project, a collaborative forum & vlog dedicated to promoting open dialogue around issues of sex, sexuality & body image, launched. Its founder, Bea Hinton, graciously agreed to provide insight into the site’s purpose and vision… Read More ›
Badass Astronaut Abby
Here’s some fun, uplifting news: a 15-year old girl, Abby Harrison, has launched an innovative social media campaign to help reach her goal of being the first astronaut on Mars. Join me in saying “bad ass!” Her campaign has already… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Erin Matson!
Erin Matson is the Action Vice President for the National Organization for Women, where she oversees the grassroots organizing efforts and national action campaigns for the organization, while also spearheading the use of new technologies within the feminist activist arena…. Read More ›
Spotlight On: Serena Freewomyn!
Serena Freewomyn is one hell of a strong, kick-ass feminist. She is the founder and editor of FeministsForChoice.com and also happens to be one of my favorite people on the planet who inspires me on a daily basis. Read on… Read More ›