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  1. Feminism 101: The Go-To Dictionary for All Your Feminist References

    03.23 / 23:57 makers.com Makers.com - Lifestyle
    Inspired by a recent piece by Alia E. Dastagir in USA Today, we wanted to help make it easier to define feminist word. Because the reality is, while there are many people confused by the word "feminism," it's really much simpler to define than they may think. The definition according to Dictionary.com?: feminism (n): the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes In other words, feminism is the equality of the sexes. In all its forms. But there are a ton of o…
  2. Alexis Bledel to Star in Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Book Adaptation

    03.23 / 23:57 makers.com Makers.com - Lifestyle
    Alexis Bledel is staying pretty busy after the "Gilmore Girls" revival. She just announced that there's definitely a third "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" movie on the way, and we're still not even over the bomb-drop ending of "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" yet. Although it feels like her reprise as Rory Gilmore hit us all in the feels enough to last us through all of 2017 (hello, Logan affair), Hulu just announced that Bledel will be starring in its super dramatic upcoming…
  3. Brie Larson Will Get Presidential in Upcoming Victoria Woodhull Biopic

    03.23 / 23:57 makers.com Makers.com - Lifestyle
    In an upcoming Amazon biopic, award-winning actress Brie Larson is slated to play Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for president of the United States in 1872. While in front of the camera, Larson will also be behind it as a producer, alongside executive producer Anne Woodward and co-producer John-Eric Capps, Deadline Hollywood reported. Though Woodhull was unable to become president after running for office, she "paved the way for women's suffrage and women's rights for years to …
  4. Women Aren't Reporting Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Out of Fear of Deportation

    03.23 / 23:57 makers.com Makers.com - Lifestyle
    President Donald Trump has wasted no time following through on his campaign promises to tighten immigration and border security. But hiring thousands of additional Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials and calling for a widespread crackdown on all undocumented immigrants — regardless of their criminal status — is having devastating consequences: Immigrant women are choosing not to prosecute violent crimes committed against them out of fear of deportation. In Colorado four wom…
  5. North Korean Activist Yeonmi Park Is the Voice of the Oppressed and "Forgotten" People of North Korea

    03.23 / 23:57 makers.com Makers.com - Lifestyle
    One Young World Ambassador, Yeonmi Park, spoke her truth at the One Young World Summit 2014 in Dublin and now, the North Korean escapee's video is resurfacing. The human rights activist grew up in a terrifying reality and eventually escaped North Korea — the place she describes as "indescribable" — through a treacherous journey across the Gobi Desert. "No humans deserve to be oppressed just because of their birthplace," she said at the Summit. Now, she studies economics at Columbia …