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Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 34: Chase Masterson and the Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition

On this week’s 34th episode of the Legion of Leia podcast, Chase Masterson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Flash and the Doctor Who spinoff Vienna) joins myself and my co-hosts Anastasia Washington and Sabina Ibarra to talk about thePop Culture Hero Coalition. This is a cause that’s really close to my heart, especially after...

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...

Today in Allies: 15-Year-Old Boy’s Wonderful Letter in Support of Gender Equality and Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign

You know, it’s wonderful to be able to report things like this. It gives me hope. 15-year-old British schoolboy Ed Holtom wrote a letter to the Telegraph in response to Emma Watson’s incredible speech at the United Nations on feminism and her HeForShe Campaign. It ran this past Sunday and has been praised widely on social media...