All About The ‘Women Supporting Women’ Selfie Challenge Celebs Are Doing on Instagram

This week, your Instagram feed may be filled with more monochrome photos of celebrity women than usual as part of the “Women Supporting Women” viral trend. Using the hashtags #challengeaccepted, #womensupportingwomen, and #blackandwhitechallenge, women are ‘gramming black-and-white photos of themselves. After posting, they then nominate other women in their lives to continue the challenge. Ahead, … Read more

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Why Rep. Yoho’s Non-Apology Gives Men the Permission to Abuse Women

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIGetty Images Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor this Thursday to give a now-viral response to Congressman Ted Yoho, who earlier this week was caught reportedly calling Ocasio-Cortez a “fucking bitch” after a brief altercation between the two on the steps of the Capitol. The Hill reported that as the two passed … Read more

‘Black Women Are So Unprotected’

This week, Megan Thee Stallion corrected false reports that she had been arrested on Sunday, July 12 and revealed that she had been shot multiple times. “On Sunday morning, I suffered gunshot wounds, as a result of a crime that was committed against me and done with the intention to physically harm me. I was … Read more

The Best Short Hairstyles For Older Women

As with any hair change, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into for before you go ahead. Of course, going short comes with the usual considerations such as whether or not your cut of choice will work with your texture and thickness. However, when it comes to going short, there are other things … Read more

19 Best Natural Deodorants for Women

ilbusca Natural deodorants have come a long way since those cloudy crystals that claimed to ward off smell. While the aluminum-based options tend to be more effective for heavy sweaters, if you prefer to keep your beauty routine green, these 19 botanical options will keep you relatively dry and smelling delightful. To get this out … Read more

Women of Color Speak Out Against the Whitewashing of Reproductive Justice

Recently, the New York Times published a feature about the racial and generational divide in the reproductive health and justice movements. The article focused on the ways in which Black and Brown women and non-binary people are excluded from prevailing narratives around the fight to protect Roe, while ignoring the very urgent and intersecting issues … Read more

For Black Women, Joy Is Nonnegotiable

On July 8, 2016, I wondered aloud: “When is it okay to laugh again?” I had been mourning the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Delrawn Small, all while trying to move through a world that hadn’t stopped because of our pain. It was physically and emotionally taxing to feel the survivor’s guilt of … Read more

Justin Bieber Sues Women Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault

BG020/Bauer-GriffinGetty Images Justin Bieber has taken legal action against two anonymous women who accused him of sexual assault. According to People, the singer filed a $20 million defamation lawsuit against the two women (who go by Danielle and Kadi), and his lawyers say the accusations against him are “factually impossible and disproven both by indisputable … Read more