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Elizabeth Banks, Retta, and Others Raise Awareness For Supreme Court Trial On Pro-Choice

In collaboration with Draw the Line, a campaign through the Center For Reproductive Rights, actresses like Elizabeth Banks, Retta, Bellamy Young, Mary McCormack, and Dasha Polanco recount true stories of women who chose to have abortions.<p>The project is meant to raise awareness for the Supreme Court …

Pro-choice

The Powerful Reason "Girl Meets World" Star Rowan Blanchard Won't Be Part of Anyone's "Squad"

"Feminism and friendship are supposed to be inclusive, and most of these 'squads' are strictly exclusive."<p>Rowan Blanchard, the 14-year-old star of <i>Girl Meets World</i> is already making her mark as one of the most influential young voices in feminism today. In a new interview with Just Jared Jr, she …

Judge dismisses Taylor Swift copyright lawsuit by using Taylor Swift's own lyrics

Judge Gail Standish’s got jokes.<p>The U.S. District Court Judge dismissed a copyright lawsuit against Taylor Swift by using her own lyrics. Musician …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

Sculpture

Why is Canada’s new cabinet half women? Justin Trudeau has the perfect answer

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s new prime minister, had a joyful swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 4 that featured everything from Inuit throat-singing to an exuberant “selfie-ocean” that surrounded him as he greeted crowds afterward.<p>But the occasion may be most well-remembered outside of Canada for Trudeau’s …

Canada

Raven and Chelsea Reuniting to Sing the That's So Raven Theme Song Is Everything

We’ve caught a glimpse of the future and we know you’ll love this video.<p>In case you haven’t been keeping up with the cast of <i>That’s So Raven</i>, …

Zoey 101 answers its biggest mystery: 'What did Zoey say?'

Remember <i>Zoey 101</i>, the show on Nickelodeon starring Britney Spears’ younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears? Some of the cast members reprised their roles …

Justin Bieber Might Be Defending Kylie Jenner After Amandla Stenberg Called Her Out

"Saying she's being racist because she wants her hair in braids is ridiculous," Justin reportedly said.<p>A screencap that reportedly shows a comment left by Justin Bieber on Kylie Jenner's Instagram page seems to indicate the singer defending Kylie after <i>Hunger Games</i> star Amandla Stenberg accused her …

Caitlyn Jenner: The Only Good Thing To Come Out Of Kardashian Inc.

Monday was a huge step forward for the transgendered community and really, anyone who cares about people’s basic human right to be themselves. Caitlyn Jenner released her first official photographs from a cover story in <i>Vanity Fair</i>. Although the world has seen Bruce Jenner talk about transitioning …

Jenner

Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally cancel Indiana show in response to Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

<i>Parks and Recreation</i>‘s Ron Swanson loved Indiana so much he couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. But at the moment his real life counterpart, Nick …

Teenage coders behind Tampon Run take their feminist game to the App Store

Throwing some tampons at sexism in the tech industry<p>There’s no known antidote to the toxicity of Gamergate, but one good way to recuperate is by directing your attention to the teenage creators behind a game called <i>Tampon Run.</i> Sophie Houser, 17, and Andrea Gonzales, 16, met during a summer program …

How giving Prince Philip a knighthood left Australia's PM fighting for survival

Described as everything from ‘total craziness’ to ‘pathetically stupid’ to ‘a joke and embarrassment’, Tony Abbott’s knightmare keeps on getting darker<p>• MPs call for vote on Abbott’s leadership<p>Australia Day is not typically a difficult occasion for the Australian prime minister. And with his …

Australia

Second Al-Jazeera journalist Fahmy expected to be freed | DW | 03.02.2015

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy (in the center of the photo above) is set to be freed from an Egyptian prison, with Canada's foreign …

Australian Open: Protesters draw attention to detainees on Manus Island

Police have arrested protesters who managed to get on centre court while unfurling a pro-refugee, anti-Manus Island banner during the men's final of …

'Like A Girl' Super Bowl Ad Champions Female Empowerment On Football's Biggest Stage

A viral cry for empowerment is about to ring out during the Super Bowl.<p>Feminine hygiene brand Always' "Like A Girl" campaign began as a social experiment to destroy the negative connotation of the phrase "like a girl." It launched in June, drawing millions to a video that showed adult women and …

Tony Abbott is making exactly the same mistakes Campbell Newman did

The PM, like the defeated premier, has squandered the electorate’s trust, with broken promises and harsh policies not mentioned before the election. They thought slogans, rather than explanations, would convince voters<p>When Campbell Newman called the Queensland election it was clearly a test run for …

Australia