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golden globes
golden globes

Why Oprah's Golden Globes Speech Was So Damn Good

In a moment where she had every right to be self-centered, Oprah used the platform to highlight the experiences of “the women whose names we’ll never know.”
Leila Ettachfini
1.8.18
politics
politics

'You Can’t Be Afraid of Failure': Meet Charlotte's First Black Female Mayor

Vi Lyles made history when she was elected mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina in November. She talks to Broadly about how she hopes her win reminds young people, and especially young women, to be brave in the face of adversity.
Kimberly Lawson
12.5.17
SEXISM
SEXISM

After Viral Letter Against Sexism, Women Artists Call to Expose 'Fake Allies'

In less that two days, over 9,000 artists, curators, and directors signed a letter decrying sexual harassment in the art community. Broadly spoke with women artists about what they want to see from the campaign to eradicate sexism in the art industry.
Linda Yang
11.2.17
sexual harassment
sexual harassment

Ending Secret Settlements Could Stop the Next Harvey Weinstein

According to reports, both Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly reached multiple settlements with women who accused them of sexual assault or harassment. A new law, to be introduced in California, would outlaw the practice.
Kimberly Lawson
10.20.17
study
study

New Study Reveals Children Around The World Share Depressing, Sexist Beliefs

Researchers found that both boys and girls in five countries held beliefs about gendered relationships that "are based on the conception that femininity is inferior to masculinity."
Diana Tourjée
9.22.17
#gamergate
#gamergate

Zoe Quinn on Surviving Gamergate and the Rise of the Alt-Right

The game developer at the center of a large-scale harassment campaign opens up about her experience and how to fight online abuse today.
Katelyn Burns
9.14.17
tv
tv

Want to See More Women on TV? Hire Women Offscreen

Broadly spoke to the study author who found that there's been "no meaningful progress over the last decade" to hire women creators, directors, and producers in television.
Linda Yang
9.13.17
Inside Men
Inside Men

At Starbucks, Men Open Up About the Stigma of Pumpkin Spice Lattes

September 6th marks the beginning of the annual sale of this iconic fall flavor. But the drink's yummy autumnal blend appears to be haunted by sexist sentiments that men are finally ready to defy.
Diana Tourjée
Leila Ettachfini
9.6.17
This Week in 2007
This Week in 2007

'Leave Britney Alone': Chris Crocker Reflects on His Weird Cultural Legacy

Ten years after "Leave Britney Alone" became one of the Internet's first viral videos, Chris Crocker opens up about his rollercoaster experience of being the original YouTuber.
Mitchell Sunderland
9.6.17
women's rights
women's rights

Afghan Women Are Fighting for the Right to Be Called By Their Names

Some Afghan men believe that sharing a woman's birth name dishonors her, using phrases like "my goat" or "my chicken" to refer to them instead. Now, women are fighting back with a social media campaign that asks: Where is my name?
Mitchell Sunderland
8.3.17
Culture
Culture

Former 'Dr. Who' Actor Calls New Casting 'a Loss of a Role Model for Boys'

Fifth doctor and self-identified "old-fashioned dinosaur" Peter Davison said he prefers "the idea of the Doctor as a boy."
Allie Volpe
7.21.17
Culture
Culture

The UK Is Cracking Down on Gender Stereotypes in Ads

Following a new report that found support for "banning ads that objectify or inappropriately sexualize women and girls," the UK will roll out new guidelines for gender depictions in ads starting 2018.
Linda Yang
7.18.17