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We live in a world where female Olympic athletes can win gold but still face body image issues

Olympic athletes are performing at the very peak of human ability. Every limb, every muscle in their body, is toned to perfectly execute their chosen sport. And yet, depressingly, female athletes still face body image issues.<p>Michelle Carter just became the first American to win a gold medal in shot …

Women's Sports
Feminism

10 Women Photographers Who Are Changing The Way We See The World

How many female photographers can you name? If you’re disappointed with your results, you’ve come to the right place.<p>For a depressingly long portion of photography’s history, women were most celebrated for their roles in front of the camera as models, subjects and muses. But just because women …

Habitats

Simone Biles Proves She's a Legend, Shuts Down Sexism With 1 Badass Quote

Gymnast Simone Biles is shattering records and winning Olympic gold medals in both team and individual competitions, further cementing her title as the "Greatest Gymnast of All Time." But in the process, the 19-year-old has also been compared to other Olympic greats — specifically other <i>male</i> Olympic …

Irom Sharmila and the Manipur malaise: We impose unreasonable ideals on our women leaders - Firstpost

On 9 August Irom Sharmila ended her 16-year fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). And at once, the conversation around her …

India