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The Dynamic Women Behind 20 Amazing Nonprofits

[wp_ad_camp_3] Having a publication that works to disrupt traditional media by redefining the way women are represented in the media has introduced me to a world of women who are doing a great deal of social change, but oftentimes don’t get enough praise for the work they do. As a result, I’ve decided to create a weekly...

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Here’s a List of Donald Trump’s Sexist Remarks

  [wp_ad_camp_4] Presidential candidate Donald Trump is digging himself a hole so deep even FOX news is distancing themselves from him. During Thursday’s primary debate, FOX news panel moderator Megyn Kelly  pushed Trump to a point of no return when forcing Trump to address past remarks he’s made towards women. KELLY: You’ve called women you don’t...

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13 Vintage Cosmo ads highlighting socially created norms

  [wp_ad_camp_5] I recently helped my grandmother begin the process of cleaning through her closet to prepare for moving. When I say closet, what I really mean is a walk-in oasis of clothes, shoes, and jewelry spanning some seriously dapper times. Truly the stuff your childhood “let’s play dress-up” fantasies are made of! This experience,...

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The Rise of #Gamergate

A lot of you may have noticed the trending hashtag #Gamergate and didn’t really know what it was. Gamergate is the controversy that concerns sexism in video game culture and for you to truly understand this social movement, we are going to have to start from the beginning with Zoe Quinn. An independent game developer, in...

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What Did Women Ever Do to You, Bobby Jindal?

  Image Credit: Flickr user Gage Skidmore via Creative Commons  Gov. Bobby Jindal may be many things to many people. Son of immigrants. Catholic. Rhodes Scholar. WASP-wannabe. Wonker. Wunderkid. Bobby Brady. Tanned. [RELATED ARTICLE: Why Does Bobby Jindal See A White Man In The Mirror?] One thing he is certainly not, if we take his political record...

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Women are Hard to Animate

  When gamers asked Ubisoft why they won’t make any playable female characters, the response to this day still baffles gamers and game developers alike. Ubisofts excuse for not making female characters is seriously “women are too hard to animate”. This was announced at E3, the annual gaming conference, when the next installment in the popular...

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Teen Feminists #BreakingTheInternet

The past couple of months have proved nothing short of awe-inspiring stories about high school womyn (I have intentionally decided to not use the term ‘girls’ here) who are proudly and unapologetically wearing their voices to stand for their rights. Interestingly, the common thread weaving together these stories of speaking out against the repression of...

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7 Things to Know about this WNBA Season

The WNBA season began on June 5, so we at Wear Your Voice Sports thought we could offer a preview of what to know and look for this season.  Here are 7 things to know about this WNBA season. 1. Season Recap It’s a short season (34 games) and long offseason in the WNBA, so...