So, A Guy Walks In, Takes Over Your Hairstylist, And Scares You Into Realizing Something. Not Funny.

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This video makes a creepy point about what happens when you give away control of the big things. If you don’t like the idea of your life being controlled by someone that other people voted for, go vote. And feel free to share this with your friends so that they do, too. Read more: http://upworthy.com/so-a-guy-walks-in-takes-over-your-hairstylist-and-scares-you-into-realizing-something-not-funny

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What The Bechdel Test Is And Why Every Movie In Hollywood Needs To Pass It

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Think of the last movie you watched and answer this: Did women talk to other women about anything other than men? Jobs, friendships, politics, life … seriously, anything else other than men? Let me be more specific: How can you tell whether a movie does a sucky job with its female characters? Well, pretty easily […]

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To The Men Who Mistreated These Women (And Their Mothers): You. Just. Got. Burned.

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The journey into womanhood is not always an easy one. Take it from Tonya Ingram and Venessa Marco, who prove that it’s possible to emerge from the flames stronger and more powerful than society ever would have expected. *Contains strong language (NSFW)* “Khaleesi” us women; merely second opinion but first appetite are taught early how […]

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His Powerful Speech From Last Night Is All Over The News — And That's Exactly What We Need

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This is the speech I’ve been waiting to hear. Here’s the version I found on YouTube: This is the original CBS version that doesn’t work on mobile, y’all: Read more: http://upworthy.com/his-powerful-speech-from-last-night-is-all-over-the-news-and-thats-exactly-what-we-need

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The Next Time You Talk About Abortion, Make Sure You Know These Numbers

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It seems abortion is one of the most heated topics you can possibly find out there. But after you hear these stats, should it be? One of my biggest “ohhh reaaally” moments from this is at the number of women obtaining abortions who are already mothers doing their best to provide for the children they […]

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It Was Supposed To Be Sad, But Michelle Obama's Speech Made Me — And Millions Of Women — Feel Great

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Michelle Obama was asked to give remarks at the memorial service of Dr. Maya Angelou. Rather than simply wax poetic about how brilliant Angelou was, our first lady stood up there and proudly declared herself exactly what Angelou said that we ALL are. She spoke her truth and in doing so somehow spoke my truth […]

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My New Feminist Hero Is This 7-Year-Old Girl (And Amy Poehler, Too)

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Is there anyone cooler than (“SNL” alum and star of “Parks and Recreation”) Amy Poehler? Amy Poehler thinks so. Jump to 1:24 for this little girl’s concise history of feminism, at 2:45 she explains why feminism is good for her mom, and at 4:48 you’ll have the pleasure of hearing what very well might become […]

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Dear Creeps On The Street: No, My Name Is Not 'Hey Baby'

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There are few moments less comfortable than encountering unwelcome attention in public. Whether receiving leers, catcalls, gestures, whistles, honks, evaluative comments, etc. (I could keep going), it’s harassment — and millions of women and girls face it every day. Laci Green knows a thing or two about creeps who do that sort of thing and […]

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Excuse Me While I Point Out Something Great About This Jim Carrey Clip Everyone Is Talking About

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If you saw the Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea episode of “Saturday Night Live,” you saw the Halloween sketch in which Carrey and Kate McKinnon parodied Sia’s “Chandelier” music video which features an intricate contemporary modern dance routine. Don’t get me wrong: Their performances were great, but my favorite part of the sketch happened before those two […]

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