Here in the United States, domestic violence has been in the spotlight recently with the myriad accusations leveled against current and former NFL players, celebrities such as Bill Cosby and stories about “pick up artists” like Julien Blanc. However, as described in a recent 5-part journal series by The Lancet, awareness of the problem does not translate into prevention or action. The journal elucidates a call to action plan for policy makers that includes the aforementioned allocation of … Keep Reading!!!
Images and Text by Rex Eaton (‘Resident Dad’ at IANtB).
Julien Blanc was featured in Time today under the headline, “Is This The Most Hated Man In The World?” He is the self-described PUA (Pick-Up-Artist) that travels around hosting seminars for men hoping to use his “techniques” to learn how to coerce women into sleeping with them. He has been forced to leave Australia and there are petitions in various other countries trying to prevent him from hosting seminars in … Keep Reading!!!
Director Robert Bliss walked around New York with a backpack which held a hidden camera; behind him was Shoshana Roberts.
Donning just a basic t-shirt and jeans, she casually walked the streets of NYC, and allowed the camera to capture every single incident of street harassment that she faced in a 10 hour period - 108 catcalls to be exact. … Keep Reading!!!
Two high school students are fighting sexism with a game they created called Tampon Run. And as you can probably guess, the game that replaces guns with tampons to hurl at enemies.
Andrea Gonzales, 16 and Sophie Houser, 17, are both graduates of the Girls Who Code camp- a programmed designed to help relieve gender inequality in the coding/tech world. They decided that menstruation wasn’t talked about enough, or truly accepted in our culture, so they made a game … Keep Reading!!!
Meet Mo’ne Davis. She is the superstar of the Little League World Series and the first Little Leaguer (male or female!) to grace Sports Illustrated’s iconic cover.
She is also bringing to light a problem for female athletes in the US- lack of opportunities to play school-sponsored baseball competitively.
You see, young females normally have specific ‘girls’ teams’ for other sports. However, with baseball there is nothing. Not even the National Federation of State High School Associations is aware of … Keep Reading!!!
India has made international news in the past two years due to an increase in violent sexual assaults among women. (Or perhaps the media is just finally taking notice.)
So, when a Mumbai-based photographer Raj Shetye recently released images from a photo shoot, which depicted an eerily similar scene to that of the Delhi gang rape and murder, it came as no surprise that the public reaction was mostly outrage.
Just like the atrocious 2012 crime, a young woman is … Keep Reading!!!
If you have a daughter interested in science, then you may want to check out this new LEGO series.
The world famous Danish toy company has created a kit called the Research Institute, which features a female paleontologist, astronomer, and chemist.
Geoscientist Ellen Kooijman is the mastermind behind this LEGO Ideas series. (Ideas series are sets based on fans’ ideas, which are voted upon by the community.)
It is quite a timely release, as it comes just months after … Keep Reading!!!
Australian model and DJ Ruby Rose recently debuted Break Free, a short film about the fluidity of gender roles, Trans, and an identity that deviates from what society deems as “normal.”
Rose, who stars in the short, appears at the beginning as classically stunning woman. I initially thought I was watching an ad for an expensive French perfume or foreign cosmetic line. However, within two minutes the film took a surprising turn.