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Nancy Drew has been Around for 85 Years

Nancy Drew is the O.G. modern girl detective. She was the change in the wind for girls everywhere. When she first arrived, she allowed girls to think anything is possible long before Barbie came onto the scene. Nancy drew debuted in 1930 by Mildred Wirt. Since then, the character has spawned hundreds of books, which have been translated in over...

Legion of Leia’s Jenna Busch Talks to Heineman Middle School About Women in STEM and Feminism

Hey Legion! Jenna Busch here. Since I started the site last May 4th, the thing that has meant the most to me is getting to speak to kids about why we exist and why geekdom and fandom is important for both men and women. I recently wrote a story about the representation of women and girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers...

Emma Watson Named Feminist Celebrity of 2014

Today Ms. Foundation for Women announced that Harry Potter star Emma Watson has been named the Feminist Celebrity of 2014. She received the most votes in a survey conducted by the Ms. Foundation, in partnership with Cosmopolitan.com. After her fantastic speech about feminism to the United Nations earlier this year, it’s no wonder. The top...