A Gap Between Girl Power and Girlhood in the Classroom

The notion that girls are treated equally as boys and that girl power stories are the norm does not line up with the reality of everyday sexism in America. A new study is proof.

Dino Dana Puts Gender and Racial Diversity at the Forefront

In an industry rife with issues of equally portraying all genders and races, Amazon’s new children’s show “Dino Dana” is a beacon.

Fighting for Black Girlhood

A new study reveals that among a slew of other biases, American adults think black girls are less innocent and less in need of protection than white girls.

The Future of STEM is Female

Young women and girls held their own in this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search, a prestigious research competition for high school seniors pursuing STEM.

Indomitability in a Dark Time: An Open Letter to Women Graduating in the Age of Trump

“This is a dark time to be a young woman finishing school.”

I Hope You’re Watching Me

One feminist mother’s account of intentionally “doing gender” her way.

Action Figures “For Girls” Aren’t Good Enough

Imagine one toy aisle that encompassed all types of doll, irregardless of gender. No pink-and-fluffy vs. dark-and-angry divide. More variety, color and choice.

WATCH: “Math Brain” is the Feminist Infomercial You’ll Actually Want to Watch

“Math Brain,” a PSA in the style of a 1980’s infomercial, launched today—in honor of Pi Day.

Watching Personal Meet Political

I was there in the room last week when 25 of my students put down their phones and engaged in face-to-face dialogue with Roxane Gay.

NEWSFLASH: Trump Administration Will Reverse Progress for Trans Students

President Trump is poised to rescind key anti-discrimination protections for trans youth issued last year.

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