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5 military heroes you’ve probably never heard of — and yes, they’re all women

Heroes are as diverse as their untold stories.

5 ways female entrepreneurs can thrive in a man’s startup world

How to fight sexism in business and get ahead — without a fake male co-founder.
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The biggest risk of all is not taking one

Three gutsy women share how leaping out of your comfort zone can pay off — and how there’s no one way to define “risk.”

BET’s ‘Hit the Floor’ isn’t the only show with an all-female writing team

Women are starting to gain ground in TV writing rooms.

Emma Stone said her male costars have taken pay cuts in the name of equal pay

In her new movie 'Battle of the Sexes,' Stone plays a female tennis player who threatened to boycott the U.S. Open because of its gender pay gap.
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Canadian baby becomes one of the world’s first to have “gender unspecified” on health card

“I want my kid to have all of the space to be the most whole and complete person that they can be.”

Leaked Uber email reveals how a female engineer pleaded with executives for change

Less than a week after Susan Fowler published her blog post, another woman sent a detailed report to Uber leadership.

Florida higher-ed official apologizes after saying "women's genetics" are to blame for wage gap

Ed Morton, a Florida university system board member, suggested women's genetics could be preventing them from negotiating higher pay.

The best scene of 'Rough Night' involves an adult diaper and male objectification

The female gaze rests lovingly on Paul W. Downs in this movie about a dead stripper.

White man on CNN says Sen. Kamala Harris was "hysterical" during Jeff Sessions hearing

As evidence, former Trump spokesman Jason Miller cited his own "objective" view of the situation.

Women are just 43.6% away from gender parity on the Fortune 500 list, baby

The most women the list has ever seen!
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Apple’s emoji autocomplete thinks all CTOs are men

This is not cute.

A girls' soccer team joined the boys' league and won the regional championship

A girls' soccer team with players as young as 7 beat out 13 boys' teams to clinch this year's junior regional league championship.

Piers Morgan can't wrap his head around MTV's genderless award categories

The conservative British pundit wondered, "Is it the end of gender?"

Barbra Streisand says she faced discrimination from the Academy as a female director

Streisand said industry sexism was the reason her films 'Yentl' and 'The Prince of Tides' didn't win Oscars.

After a guy couldn't understand women baring their nipples, this teen set him straight

Quenlin Blackwell is just 16 years old, and already, she gets it.

Meet the female bouncer who had a man arrested for assaulting a woman outside her bar

Shoshana Fisher is trying to make Pianos — and nightlife in general — safer for women.

'Girls' series finale comes as a generation of feminists has outgrown it

Lena Dunham's show brought us to a moment in feminism where we don't need it anymore.

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Janelle Monáe suggests women go on sex strike "until every man is fighting for our rights"

Monáe's plan could mean no sex for a very long time.

These 5 images show why we still need Equal Pay Day in 2017

The wage gap isn't closing nearly as fast as it needs to.

Google's 'It's Lit' study highlights the perceived gender imbalance in modern video games

Google's teen survey claims girls don't like video games. Here's why we're skeptical.

'Mass Effect: Andromeda': Lesbian romance options aren't necessarily a win for inclusion

Why more female/female romance in 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' doesn't mean BioWare is necessarily catering to gay players.

This Kickstarter project could redefine the way we see gay and bi women in film

"So much of how we think about life and the world is filtered through the culture and art we consume."

'Mass Effect Andromeda' Romance: Gay players feel neglected — this chart proves it's true

Players who want same-sex romance options in 'Mass Effect Andromeda' have far fewer and less diverse options.

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Romance Options: Fans are pissed Scott Ryder can't romance Jaal

They're using #MakeJaalBi to voice their anger at what they think is a failed promise for inclusivity in 'Mass Effect: Andromeda.'

Wall Street man mimes sex with Fearless Girl statue, proves why we can't have nice things

Alexis Kaloyanides captured a picture of a "finance broseph" rubbing himself on the statue of a young girl.