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Emma Watson reveals the deeper message in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Emma Watson reveals the deeper message in 'Beauty and the Beast' At first glance Beauty and the Beast might seem like your average fairytale romance.It is an important message about female education and the ability of books to empower lives.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's tips for raising the next generation of feminists

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's tips for raising the next generation of feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has long been vocal about why we need more feminists in the world.But, the novelist's latest book is a practical guide in how to raise a generation of feminists — something she believes is "more urgent now than it has ever been.

Teen makes perfect school-approved shirt to respond to a dress-code violation

Teen makes perfect school-approved shirt to respond to a dress-code violation 18-year-old Isabella Villegas defended her 13-year-old sister Grace from a school dress-code violation in the most crafty, big-sisterly way we've ever seen.Some commented on the fact that the original shirt Grace was wearing is inappropriate for school.

Stephen Hawking says we don't need science to prove that women are equal

Stephen Hawking says we don't need science to prove that women are equal He's one of the most renowned theoretical physicists but when it comes to feminism, Stephen Hawking believes general acceptance, not scientific proof, is badly needed.During an interview with ITV's Good Morning Britain Piers Morgan, who called people attending the Women's Marches in January "rabid feminists," asked Hawking about his views on gender equality.

Women's mansplaining experiences will make you want to throw things

Women's mansplaining experiences will make you want to throw things Even in 2017, men are still "explaining" things to women in a condescending and patronising manner.Host of the "Another Round" podcast at Buzzfeed, Tracey Clayton, asked women to share their everyday experiences of mansplaining and — somewhat depressingly — the responses flooded in.

Mayim Bialik has something to say about people calling grown women 'girls'

Mayim Bialik has something to say about people calling grown women 'girls' Mayim Bialik has had enough of people calling grown women "girls".In a powerful video — viewed by more than 1 million people — the Big Bang Theory star urged people to think about the language they use when describing women.

EP of new Hulu show says 'Harlots' were like 'the Kardashians of their day'

EP of new Hulu show says 'Harlots' were like 'the Kardashians of their day' But Harlots, a new show launching on Hulu on Wednesday, challenges those preconceived notions of prostitution.The series, a British co-production with ITV,  centers around two feuding brothels and the bustling sex trade in Georgian London.

I could really use a sandwich, woman.

I could really use a sandwich, woman. 118636948Hijab becomes symbol Of resistance, feminism in the age Of TrumpNO one forced me to Ore's this way."20170327_ 225922.

The wait is over: Hillary Clinton is back and political as hell

The wait is over: Hillary Clinton is back and political as hell Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco, Tuesday, and she gave us the Hillary we've been waiting for.After attending the inauguration and then largely laying low during Trump's presidency, the former Secretary of State broke her silence and made her most political comments since losing the 2016 election.

Gina Rodriguez explains why Women's Equal Pay Day is so important

Gina Rodriguez explains why Women's Equal Pay Day is so important The Jane the Virgin star partnered with Luna Bar for Women's Equal Pay Day to support her fellow women, as she was raised to do.Because if we’re talking about women, we are stronger together.

Who run the galaxy? Star Wars women get their own cartoon series and toys.

Who run the galaxy? Star Wars women get their own cartoon series and toys. Despite the presence of Princess Leia, Queen Amidala, Rey, and Jyn Erso on our screens, it can't be said often enough: the Star Wars franchise isn't just for boys.That point will be driven home this summer by a new initiative called Star Wars: Forces of Destiny.

'The Handmaid's Tale' cast says their show isn't a 'feminist story'

'The Handmaid's Tale' cast says their show isn't a 'feminist story' The Handmaid's Tale presents the story of a near-future patriarchal dystopia, where women are forbidden from reading or using money and are categorized by their supposed virtue and utility as child-bearers.But according to the cast of Hulu's new adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel, it's "not a feminist story.

This British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero

This British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero But with one tweet, the shy 14-year-old found herself at the forefront of an online social media movement.It began when Liv's school decided that its newly built classrooms would be named after inspiring historical figures.