Female Empowerment

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These Powerful Images of Chicago's South Side Are Filled with Love

Photographer Tonika Lewis Johnson​ sheds light on her community’s beauty at a time when outsiders associate it with violence and crime.
Elyssa Goodman
8.14.18
Photography

Powerful Photographs Challenging Gender Roles in an Indian Martial Arts School

Photographer Nadja Wohlleben's new series 'A Sword & A Sari' explores self-defense and female empowerment in the Republic of India
Nadja Wohlleben
6.28.18
Frontier

A Social Media Campaign for Girls' Education Shatters Princess Stereotypes

The United Nations and Disney's social media photo series celebrates strong female role models and aims to give girls in developing countries an equal chance for education, health, social and economic opportunities.
Alice Rowsome
9.6.17
Interviews

We Spoke With Author Alana Massey About What Lil’ Kim and Anjelica Huston Have in Common

In her debut book of essays, 'All the Lives I Want,' Massey weaves her own history with the lives of many women, fictional and real, forming a unique cultural critique.
Sarah Hagi
3.4.17
Art

Independent: Laura Callaghan's Illustrated Women

Callaghan’s scenes lend the females she draws power, conviction, and notoriety.
Presented By Espolón
10.20.15
Stuff

I Tried to Say 'Yes' to Every Creepy Guy Who Approached Me on the Street for Two Weeks

There are a lot of creeps out there.
Judith Duportail
10.1.15
Art

NSFW: Marilyn Minter and Betty Tompkins on Censorship, Art, and Being Embraced by Millennials

This is what happens when two iconic feminist artists have a conversation in a room full of twentysomethings.
Kate Messinger
9.24.15
Stuff

Drugs, Guns, and Gang Rape: What's Being Done to Help London's Girls in Gangs?

We spoke to the people trying to save vulnerable young women from lives of exploitation and crime.
Alun Evans
8.26.15
Stuff

The Bucepower Gang Empowers Women with Selfies, Belfies, and Hip-Hop

Meet Brazil's latest offering in the world of kick ass Tumblr feminism.
Guilherme Santana, Words by Marie Declercq
8.7.15
Art

'Magic Mike XXL,' and the Objectification of Men in Art

Lawyer and writer Madeleine Holden—of 'Critique My Dick Pick' fame—on the canny complexities of the female gaze.
Madeleine Holden
7.10.15
Film

Naked Weird Girls and Glitter: Inside Body-Positive Art Vid '#EmbraceYourself'

Talking to director Kitty Von-Sometime about body image, bravery, and C-Strings in the latest episode of 'The Weird Girls Project.'
Sami Emory
6.8.15
Remembering Things

Ten Years Later: Rating 'Destiny Fulfilled'

It's been 10 years since Destiny's Child dropped their last LP. Let us remember; let us reflect, on 'Destiny Fulfilled.'
Anne T. Donahue
11.19.14
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