Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Instagram, Facebook blocking women, LGBTQ-owned ads, brands say

Instagram and its parent company Facebook are under fire from queer and feminist brands who say the platforms refuse to run their ads on...
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ share empowering set photo of female cast

On the set of Avengers: Endgame, most of the women in the cast decided to take an iconic photo together. The photo in question...
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Studies show that only four in 471 producers are women of color

While it’s no secret that women and minority groups are often underrepresented across the board in regards to the music industry, the statistics to...
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Grammys gave awards to more than 80 percent more women this year

In nearly all aspected, the 2019 Grammys were dominated by women. In fact, the number of female winners increased by more than 80 percent...
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Half of new guitar players are women, says study

Fender found out that 50 percent of beginner guitar players are women. The study also points out at the emotional benefits of playing an instrument. Read...

Spotify’s new Women’s Day feature breaks down your listening habits by gender

In an effort to promote equality for women in music, Spotify and Smirnoff have teamed up for International Women's Day with a new "Equalizing Music" global campaign. Read...

Unsurprisingly, new study shows females are underrepresented in music business

Earlier this week, Wireless Festival in London came under fire for their initial festival lineup—including only three women on the festival's three-day lineup. Sadly, it's...

‘Lady Bird’ and 16 other fantastic films directed by women that deserve your attention

  Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig, is powering its way to the forefront of nearly every Oscar’s conversation, buoyed in part by being the...

Here are literally over a hundred of the amazing women kicking ass in music

It’s International Women’s Day, and in honor of that we are celebrating the tons of inspiring and badass women in the rock and alternative...

Op-Ed: We’re not listening to women in music—and that’s a huge problem

“How does it feel to be a woman eating a sandwich? How does it feel to be a woman walking up the stairs?” Those are...