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Teacher finds her fourth grade students passing secret, feminist notes

Teacher finds her fourth grade students passing secret, feminist notes The fight for women's rights is getting younger and younger— It's trickle down feminism, baby!Just in time for International Women's Day, a fourth grade teacher found a delightful feminist note under a desk in her classroom.

7 influential feminists share the most powerful thing about being a woman

7 influential feminists share the most powerful thing about being a woman If you're a woman, you're used to people trying to steal your power.To honor International Women's Day, we asked seven influential feminists to tell us the most powerful thing about being a woman.

Snapchat totally ruined its Marie Curie filter for International Women's Day, this is not good

Snapchat totally ruined its Marie Curie filter for International Women's Day, this is not good To celebrate International Women's Day, Snapchat released a series of filters featuring three prominent women from history: Rosa Parks, Frida Kahlo and Marie Curie.In other words, Marie Curie's brave research may have caused her to lose her eyelashes all together.

10 awesomely inspiring movies about women you can watch on Netflix now

10 awesomely inspiring movies about women you can watch on Netflix now The entertainment industry is still in the process of acknowledging that women's stories are rich, varying and in dire need of being told.To celebrate International Women's Day, here are 10 movies currently streaming on Netflix that feature deep, diverse stories about those who run the world.

Samantha Bee's tweet about Trump and 'A Day Without A Woman' totally nailed it

Samantha Bee's tweet about Trump and 'A Day Without A Woman' totally nailed it But on International Women's Day these dude-heavy photos might come back to haunt him.Maybe because the day is also being observed as "A Day Without Women" to show how vital women are in the workforce, economy and society.

These photos of empty offices prove women really do run the world

These photos of empty offices prove women really do run the world A whole lot of women went on strike Wednesday.From media companies in the United States to childcare centers in Australia, women around the world took the day off to make a statement.

Emma Watson honored female heroes by leaving feminist books at their memorials

Emma Watson honored female heroes by leaving feminist books at their memorials Yesterday, the world celebrated International Women's Day.In honor of IWD, Emma Watson announced via her Twitter that she and the international band of feminist book fairies would be hiding feminist books throughout their respective cities.

Russell Brand weighs in on the Piers Morgan/Emma Watson feud

Russell Brand weighs in on the Piers Morgan/Emma Watson feud Russell Brand has weighed in on the recent feud between Emma Watson and Piers Morgan — and it seems pretty clear whose side he's on.For the latest episode of his YouTube series "The Trews", Brand examined Morgan's reaction to Watson's braless Vanity Fair photoshoot.

Emma Watson's feminist evolution is more relatable than you think

Emma Watson's feminist evolution is more relatable than you think As we reported, many found Watson's comments about Beyonce problematic.It seems Watson's greatest crime wasn't showing her breasts in a magazine.

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.