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Apr 20, 2018

With a focus on gender, third-culture identity, and family, visual artist Yasmine Diaz works with mixed media on paper, drawing, and collage to question and assert her unique experiences as a Yemeni-American artist and feminist.

Apr 13, 2018

Jade Phoenix is a fierce story and truth teller, a vulnerable yet dynamic performance poet and actress, aspiring comedian, an informative and engaging cultural producer, and activist that uses her platform and art to shift and change the conversations and dialogue, specifically for trans women/femme and gender non conforming people of color in the arts, academia, and film.

Apr 6, 2018

Best known for her fun, funny, and feminist takes on gender, race, and sexuality, stand up comic Janine Brito is currently crushing it as a writer on the third season of Netflix's socially-conscious sitcom One Day at a Time.

Mar 23, 2018

An award-winning film director, editor, and producer, Ambika Leigh joined the #MeToo movement in October 2017 when she, along with dozens of women, came forward to accuse Hollywood writer-director James Toback of sexual assault.

Mar 16, 2018

Together with four other funny women, Kelly Lohman, Amanda Troop, and Jessica Lynn Verdi make up Ripley Improv, an LA-based improvisation troupe that specializes in devising artful, long-form narratives about women who save the day, save the world, and save each other.

Mar 9, 2018

Cameron Airen is a coach who works with clients of all genders to help them better manage their mind and emotions, and get in their bodies so they can experience deeper intimacy, show up more powerfully, and live a more fulfilling life. In addition, she w

Mar 2, 2018

Following her 14-year battle with disordered eating, fitness expert Robbie Ann Darby founded RAD Experience, a radical fitness and wellness movement devoted to transforming not only bodies, but lives.

Feb 23, 2018

An award-winning choreographer and seasoned dancer from Brazil, Marina Magalhães's choreography draws from her unique background in Afro-Latin and Contemporary dance practices to create a dance theater grounded in subversive politics and deeply personal.

Feb 16, 2018

Musicians Emma McCall, Arden and Eva Baldinger make sweet music together as Moonrise Nation, a young, fresh pop-folk ensemble currently touring the U.S.

Feb 9, 2018

Best known for her “Courage Has No Gender” campaign, LA-based street artist Meg Zany transforms global cityscapes into fiercely feminist works of public art that draw attention to issues of gender inequality in the hopes of inspiring the world to crea

Feb 2, 2018

Inclusive, multicultural stories take centerstage at Bag O' Bones, an art collective dedicated to creating socially-conscious, multimedia visual and performance art content in Los Angeles. Founder Tinks Lovelace and creative partner Francesca Gámez, the

Jan 26, 2018

In 2008, author and activist Winnie M. Li was working as a film producer in London when she was violently attacked and raped by a teenage boy while traveling in Northern Ireland. Today, Winnie dedicates her life and career to addressing the issue of sexual assault through the media, the arts, and academia.

Jan 19, 2018

Romance novels and feminism? The two may seem like strange bedfellows, but for Bea and Leah Koch, the book lovers behind America’s sole romance-only bookstore The Ripped Bodice, the connection is real.

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