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‘All The Girls Watching Here’: Here Is Oprah’s Entire Golden Globes Speech (VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT)

‘All The Girls Watching Here’: Here Is Oprah’s Entire Golden Globes Speech (VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT)

Note: the full transcript of Oprah’s speech is at the bottom of the article, so scroll down past all my fabulous rhetoric if you’re looking for that. Oprah Winfrey’s stirring speech at Sunday’s Golden Globe awards seemed almost a “new chapter” speech a year+ after former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s moving concession speech that […]

Facebook Often Punishes The Harassed While The Harassers Continue Terrorizing Others On The Platform (VIDEO)

Facebook Often Punishes The Harassed While The Harassers Continue Terrorizing Others On The Platform (VIDEO)

There are many positive things Facebook can be used for such as connecting with old friends, joining special interest groups, or starting a business. Many of us have become addicted to checking our feeds multiple times a day and receiving notifications. Facebook is a part of daily life for many people. However, Facebook also has […]

Miss Iceland Gave A Big ‘F**k You’ To Beauty Contest After Being Told She’s Too Fat (VIDEO)

Miss Iceland Gave A Big ‘F**k You’ To Beauty Contest After Being Told She’s Too Fat (VIDEO)

2015 Miss Iceland Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir was told that in order to do well in the Miss Grand International beauty contest, she needed to drop some weight, so she did when she quit the competition. After taking notes from Nawat Itsaragrisil, the owner of Miss Grand International, a spokeswoman for the beauty pageant, told Jónsdóttir […]

Haters Are Gonna Hate Super Bowl 50 Half-Time: Beyonce Remains Unbothered (VIDEO)

Haters Are Gonna Hate Super Bowl 50 Half-Time: Beyonce Remains Unbothered (VIDEO)

Beyonce dropped a new pro-black  video Saturday one day before her scheduled Super Bowl 50 performance. “Formation” is a well thought-out Black History commentary on southern roots and culture. Everything about the video is  testimony to black women.  It covers a wide range of issues affecting black women and communities including: Colorism (Negro/Creole), nostril width, […]

Artist Uses Fashion To Highlight Society’s Victimization Of Women

Artist Uses Fashion To Highlight Society’s Victimization Of Women

  Why is it that society treats the victimization of women as relatively normal? That may be too deep a question for just this one post, but it is the perfect platform to discuss Sarah Maple’s amazing cloak design. Calling out society’s victimization of women isn’t something that generally goes hand in hand with fashion. However, […]

I’m A Liberal And A Feminist, But I’m Still Not ‘Ready For Hillary’

I’m A Liberal And A Feminist, But I’m Still Not ‘Ready For Hillary’

UPDATE: This article was written and published in January of 2015. At the time, Hillary had not announced her candidacy and no other candidates had come forward, either. The writer intends to vote for Bernie Sanders in the primary elections, but notes that she will vote for Hillary should she secure the Democratic nomination. Hillary […]

Beyonce Wants To Ban ‘Bossy?’ Just Say No. (VIDEO)

Beyonce Wants To Ban ‘Bossy?’ Just Say No. (VIDEO)

Ban “bossy” Public Service Announcement: Ban “bossy” on GMA:   In America today women in Texas are losing their right to free choice. ?As of August, 2013?sixty family planning centers in that state had already closed. ?More have followed since then and Rachel Maddow has widely publicized the estimation that by the end of this […]

Beyoncé the Feminist?

Beyoncé  the Feminist?

Beyonc? is at it again. The latest surprise release of her self-titled album BEYONCE already had the internet abuzz, but her song Flawless has the average fan and scholars, along with those of us interested in social justice in general, talking. Flawless is the 11th track on her new album and starts off with ?Bow […]

12 Signs Your Daughter Became A Feminist While You Weren’t Looking

Where have all the feminists gone? They may be popping up in the next generation, tuning in to a different sensibility for equality than any generation before them. They may exist right under your own roof. Here are 12 ways to tell if your daughter is a feminist:?