"I was there making a political point. Why would people focus on what I was wearing?"
"A male administrator came to (the) classroom, told her she needed to consider the guys in her class and their hormones when choosing her wardrobe."
Dwayne Johnson, a father of three, shared a touching photo on Instagram in honor of Women's Equality Day.
Days after the court decision by Judge Joanne O’Donnell, the television star responded to questions from "TMZ" about the ongoing issue of gender pay gaps.
When the Suitsupply line of affordable suits unveiled a series of ads featuring all-male couples, the images angered some people and excited others.
Why are some Grammy Awards attendees planning to wear white roses to the event on Jan. 28? A look back to the suffragette movement might provide some clues.
Barbie wears “Love Wins” T-shirt in newest collaboration. Now Mattel is adding advocate for the LGBT community to that long list. On Monday, the Barbie Style Instagram account shared a photo of the blond doll with a new friend —a Barbie version of Los Angeles-based fashion blogger Aimee Song of Song of Style — both sporting “Love Wins” T-shirts.
Meghan Markle is no woman to shy away from bringing up issues about equality and identity, as she opened up about being a biracial actress in a piece in December last year. In an article titled ‘How Periods Affect Potential’, the actress talks about the stigma girls and women face in developing countries simply for having their periods.
After a successful online petition, Mélanie Ségard is about to achieve her lifelong dream of becoming a weather presenter in France. The 21-year-old launched her Facebook campaign Mélanie peut le faire (Melanie can do it) last Monday with help from the National Union of Charities for Parents with Disabled Children. In a video featured on the page, she challenged French outlets to let her read the news should she receive more than 100,000 likes — it didn’t take very long for Ségard to reach her goal.
As part of Yahoo’s global coverage of International Women’s Day 2017, Yahoo Canada profiled women from various backgrounds and professions and asked them “What’s next?” What happens after Women’s Day — what would women like to see happen next in their personal lives, in their respective careers, and as a whole for females across the nation? Check out more of our International Women’s Day coverage here.
On January 21st millions of marchers all around the world gathered together in peaceful protest and to get their voices heard on a whole spectrum of causes: women’s rights, reproductive rights, gender equality, violence, LGBT rights, workers rights, civil rights, immigrant rights, and on and on. In London we had hoped that there would be 50,000 – we could see the numbers growing as the date approached.
Known as one of the world’s first transgender models, Caroline Cossey has paved the way for the trans community. After travelling the world as a showgirl, Caroline embarked on a successful career as a model appearing in major fashion and pin-up magazines. In 1974, Caroline went through her final gender reassignment surgery.
Ashish stayed well away from his Indian heritage this season, instead treading the path of many other designers by speaking out against Donald Trump. In the face of minority groups being targeted by the new President, Ashish sent out an inclusive collection full of American uniforms and positive slogans. Models walked through a broken heart, signalling the start of what would become one of London Fashion Week’s most political shows.
Since her defeat in the US election *still sobbing*, Hillary Clinton has retreated somewhat from public life. In a video for the 2017 Makers Conference released on Monday, and her first statement since the inauguration, Clinton addressed the year’s theme (“Be Bold”), and delivered a rallying cry to women all around the world to continue the fight for gender equality. Issuing a call for women to keep the momentum going, Clinton explained that now more than ever, women need to remain strong.
Meghan Markle – otherwise known to most of the world as Prince Harry’s girlfriend – has received her fair share of shocking comments over the past few months. Yesterday, Meghan published a piece on the racism her family has endured. Meghan goes on to say how much the story still “haunts” her.
What better way to celebrate Women Crush Wednesday than with two of our favourite women: Emma Watson and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.