Janelle Monae thinks women should stop sleeping with men until they are doing everything in their power to push for equal rights for women. The Electric Lady looked stunning on the cover of Marie Claire‘s Fresh Faces Issue, but it’s her words that are really grabbing everyone’s attention. Janelle told the magazine that women shouldn’t […]
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s definition of feminism was featured on Beyonce‘s 2013 song ***Flawless. The feature, sampled from a TED talk Adichie gave, is such a significant part of the song that she’s even credited as featured artist on it. Though that was three years ago, and Beyonce has since dropped another stellar album, […]
Saying he "did something stupid and wrong," the White president of the Maricopa County chapter of the NAACP on Wednesday apologized for making a sexist comment following a meeting on racial sensitivity, reports the Huffington Post.
The stakes have never been higher, proving on the 43rd anniversary of Roe V. Wade, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."
President Obama on Saturday dedicated his keynote speech at the Phoenix Awards — a banquet to culminate the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative…
A series of tweets published by rapper Nicki Minaj that exposed MTV for upholding a certain standard of beauty were interpreted as an “attack” by…
The stigma against the termination of unwanted pregnancies has changed over the years, and now, a recent study reveals that the majority of women who have had…
Women talk about issues including being pressured to stay in abusive relationships, slut-shaming and double standards for men and women.