Female victim of domestic abuse
May 10th, 2018

A Baptist church leader has come under fire after old sermons resurfaced revealing backwards views about sexuality, divorce, and domestic abuse. Despite growing pressure to step down, Patterson has only doubled down on his claims. Continue reading

February 6th, 2018

Justin Trudeau believes it’s time to move on from the term “mankind”. During a town hall event last week, the Canadian Prime Minister interrupted a young woman in the audience, telling her not to use the term “mankind” and instead say “peoplekind.” Continue reading

Muslim flight attendents required to wear hijabs
February 2nd, 2018

Muslim flight attendants in Indonesia are now required to comply with sharia law and wear a hijab when arriving at one popular regional airport. Violators will face punishment from the religious police. Continue reading

Courtland Sykes
January 31st, 2018

Courtland Sykes is a 37-year-old military veteran who is hoping to unseat incumbent female senator Claire McCaskill this November. But Sykes has suddenly found his election bid in peril following a cascade of criticism over a controversial statement he made disparaging the feminist movement and mocking the notion of women’s rights. Continue reading

Anti-feminism sign
October 12th, 2017

“For years, the feminists lied to us,” exclaimed Christian author Lisa Bevere to a crowd of women gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. “They said for us to be powerful as women, we needed to act like men.” … Continue reading

Saudi woman entering car
September 29th, 2017

In a surprise decision earlier this week, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia announced that he will lift the country’s infamous ban on female drivers. Beginning in 2018, women in Saudi Arabia will finally be able to apply for driver’s … Continue reading

Anti-abortion protesters in Kentucky display signs.
July 28th, 2017

Kentucky may soon become the first state in the country without a single abortion clinic. Nearly overnight, the city of Louisville, Kentucky has transformed into ground zero for the fight over abortion. Christian fundamentalists have descended upon the EMW Women’s … Continue reading

A woman pictured in a cathedral
June 19th, 2017

Southern Baptists aren’t exactly known for progressive stances on gender equality, but this may be changing with their new translation of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). Published last fall, the CSB is an update on a Southern Baptist-affiliated version that … Continue reading

A closeup side view of the Nike Pro Hijab
March 15th, 2017

Nike has announced their latest product line: the Nike Pro Hijab, a female athletic head covering for Muslim athletes. Loosely defined as a headscarf or veil that covers a Muslim woman’s head, the hijab is a key symbol of modesty … Continue reading

Pope Francis has taken a hard-line stance against Catholic women in leadership positions.
November 4th, 2016

The Question Well, Pope Francis certainly didn’t beat around the bush. Earlier this week, a reporter posed a question to the pontiff. Reporter: “Is it realistic to think that there might be women priests also in the Catholic Church in … Continue reading