Q&A: UnReal’s Meagan Tandy On Feminism, Discrimination and Beauty Pageants

Ms. got the chance to speak with Tandy about her career, being a woman in Hollywood, her past experiences in pageantry, and her recent efforts to improve the confidence and self-awareness of teenage girls through her “Girl Talk” workshop series.

LISTEN: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Gender and Police Violence

This is a deeply moving, informative work that deserves a listen from anyone who finds themselves confused, disturbed, or saddened by the prevalence of racial violence in our nation.

NEWSFLASH: UN Human Rights Council Ramps Up the Fight for LGBT Rights

Last week, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed its first Independent Expert on violence and discrimination against LGBT people.

After Voisine, Women Still Aren’t Safe from Gun Violence

How many more mass shootings and instances of gun-related domestic violence need to occur before we become a nation where no one is granted a life-threatening weapon with no questions asked?

NO COMMENT: How “Central Intelligence” Plays Into Our Toxic Masculinity Problem

I, for one, won’t be seeing Central Intelligence—because I don’t believe that you need a “big Johnson” to save the world. (Or a Johnson at all, for that matter.)

Today’s Supreme Court Victory Also Spotlights the Importance of the Upcoming Election for Abortion Rights

Today certainly marks a victory in the fight for reproductive rights—but this ruling is also a stark reminder of how precarious our progress remains.

Taking a Closer Look at Yara Greyjoy and Lesbian Representation on Game of Thrones

The reveal and development of Yara Greyjoy’s sexuality deserves not only applause, but also some serious thought and questioning.

Cable News Networks Are Perpetuating Abortion Myths

How much do our news networks really discuss reproductive rights and abortion, in what context, and how often do they get their facts right? The answers to these questions are far more grim than we’d like to believe.

NEWSFLASH: California is Scrapping a Discriminatory Welfare Rule

California took a giant step toward economic and racial justice for women and families on Wednesday.

Now Is The Time to Act: How to Step Up After Orlando

We must transition from words to action. Here are the ways that you can actively make a difference and provide help in the wake of the Orlando massacre.

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