11 Ways to Empower Your Gal Pals

Being a badass lady requires confidence, poise, backbone, and a bunch of help from your friends. Sadly, supporting fellow ladies doesn’t always feel like second nature. In school, it’s easy to fall into bullying traps. That, or you start to compare yourself to other girls and the outcome is insecurity and the strange desire to… More »

#FBF Celebs Supporting Feminism & Equal Rights

It’s officially Inauguration Day, so let’s get a tad political, shall we? On this wild and crazy and soon to be incredibly historic day, let’s reflect on a few issues that mean a lot to us and to plenty of our favorite celebrities. That’s right, we’re talking feminism and equal rights. With the Women’s March in… More »

Reasons Why I’m Tired: Living A Life In The Music Industry Without Photoshop

CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry Sounds Off On Sexism

CHVRCHES‘ frontwoman, Lauren Mayberry, recently contributed an article to The Guardian on online misogyny and sexism. The article was fueled by a recent

Bad-Ass Ladies To Celebrate on International Women’s Day

As you may have seen on the Google homepage today, it’s International Women’s Day! As I think we all know, it’s the ladies who make-a-da-world go round so let’s take a look at some of the boss females who have gotten us to this point. Who run the world? GIRLS. I couldn’t include EVERYONE, did… More »

A Girl’s Guide To Being Friends With Girls: Promiscuosityism

What do you consider “promiscuous?”

By that, I mean, at what point does a girl go from having a normal amount of sex to being promiscuous?  What number qualifies her for that title?

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Introducing: A Girl’s Guide to Being Friends With Girls

“I don’t want to be friends with other girls, they’re all catty, stuck-up bitches.”

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard this or seen it online, I would never need to work another…

Gloria Steinem Comments on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show was taped last night, featuring performances by Maroon 5, Nicki Minaj and about a kajillion Swarovski Crystals. 

Feminist Gloria Steinem, who was in New York to attend the Glamour Women…


The Riot Grrrl movement started in 1991 and was a mix of feminism, art, punk rock and girl love. Here’s a mix of images and information of, by and for Riot Grrrls, old and new. For more information, check out this awesome NPR article on the 20th Anniversary of Riot Grrrl, as well as FYeahRiotGrrrl… More »

Rihanna’s Controversial ‘Man Down’ Video: Violence, Assault and Rape

Lemme get this out of the way: the plot of Rihanna’s video for her song “Man Down” follows the singer as she experiences aquaintance rape and responds by shooting her rapist.

(TRIGGER WARNING: obviously, this video…

11+ Reasons Why This ‘Top 11 Reasons Why It’s Awesome Being a Woman’ List is Full of Sexist Crap

I really should have known better, right?  Clicking on anything titled “Top 11 Reasons Why It’s Awesome Being a Woman” was 85% guaranteed to make me roll my eyes and/or fume.  But there was…

The Absolutely Disgusting “Women As Meat” Shirt

You know, it’s 2011.  You figure by now we’d be a little farther along the “equality” escalator and be a little closer to treating each other like human beings.

And yet, there’s constantly some brat trying…

An Open Letter to MTV Regarding Their Open Letter to Mariah Carey

Hi, MTV.  I know we don’t get along…well, pretty much EVER these days.  But I often end up on your main site as well as your Buzzworthy blog when I’m looking for a hot tip…

How Shopping for Perfume Turned Into DEEP THOUGHTS

Late last year, I ended up taking a trip to the mall with my mother.  This is not a bad thing, I love my mom and shopping together tends to be fun for both of…

Daniel Craig in Drag for International Women’s Day

So, March 8th is International Women’s Day.  Started in the early 1900’s, the idea is to take the day to celebrate women’s achievements as well as to encourage women to become more vocal and active…

Willow Smith Saves the World in “21st Century Girl” (Psst: the idea isn’t THAT far-fetched!)

Willow Smith’s new video for “21st Century Girl” shows Willow and a group of other girls using their power to completely change the world they live in.  I gotta admit, it’s pretty cool.

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Little Girls Release Their Inner Monster With Some Help from Nicki Minaj

So, while working on graphics for another blog, I began to wonder: what would happen if I mashed-up the lyrics from Nicki Minaj‘s verse on “Monster” by Kanye West with some sweet, innocent pictures…

Boobpocalypse 2011: Selena Gomez Edition

So, MTV Buzzworthy is reporting that, supposedly, Hollyscoop was approached with topless pictures of Disney star Selena Gomez.  The shots, supposedly taken in a bathroom mirror, would naturally show off the star’s…

5 Things Dov Charney (And You?) Might Have Wrong About Feminism

So, this was a potential article idea I had previously.  I know a lot of young women out there are hesitant to embrace the term “feminist” for a lot of reasons, so I…

Why Hayley Williams, Atlantic Records and The State of Paramore Matter

One of the biggest issues that’s come out of the current Paramore drama is the continued accusation that Paramore is a manufactured band.  That a potential pop star was teamed with a group of musicians…

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