By Ana Farkhondeh, age 13 Earlier this year I wrote an argumentative essay for school critiquing beauty pageants. I chose this topic because as a proud feminist, I strongly believe that beauty pageants are demeaning toward women, and they endanger young girls’ mental health and the competitors’ physical health. While many people believe that these …
Gender bias in video games causes many girls to feel that they are being treated like they are unequal to males. Twelve-year-old Madeline Messer decided to raise awareness of this problem.
With the hashtag campaign #IAmMoreThanADistraction, girls across the United States are fighting to wear comfortable clothes to school without being labeled a “distraction.”