9 Women’s Interest News Sites That Should Be On Your Radar
From time to time, an industry or subject inspires us to create a best-of list. In case you’ve missed some, you can find them here. These are women’s news sites that produce out-of-this-world coverage in a crowded arena. If you think your site should be considered, give us a holler and tell us why.
March is Women’s History Month and gender equality is top of mind. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day was #EachforEqual, celebrating the belief that “an equal world is an enabled world.”
These women’s news sites cover everything from politics to parenting and offer inspirational, educational, and empowering content for women.
HelloGiggles is a positive news site for women that keeps up with social media buzz like trendy topics on Twitter. With subcategories like “Women We Heart,” “Tech Yeah!,” “Attack of the Beauty Clones,” and “#GlamGoals,” the quirkiness and conversational headlines make it easy for readers to digest timely entertainment.
Get in the know about everything from pop culture to social justice and women’s issues with HelloGiggles’ spunky articles.
Stories to read right now: The first Dixie Chicks single in 14 years is an empowering anthem for anyone who has been in a toxic relationship; Tina Fey is teaming up with her 30 Rock co-producer for a new Netflix show about the apocalypse; and Ashley Graham just shared a photo of herself giving birth to celebrate female power.
Studies show that exposure to a traumatic experience can modify our DNA, resulting in trauma that's passed down to offspring for generations. https://t.co/B0fsLvtAuA
— HelloGiggles (@hellogiggles) March 2, 2022
UN News has you covered with articles about gender equality, politics, health, education and more.
You can filter the UN News article feed by audio or video, and there’s even a dedicated audio hub for all your podcast needs.
Stories to read right now: Report reveals nearly 90% of all people have ‘a deeply ingrained bias’ against women; and UN policewoman recognized for ‘speaking up and speaking out’ on behalf of the vulnerable.
— UN News (@UN_News_Centre) March 1, 2022
SheKnows is “a progressive, inclusive space for women to find the practical information they need and the daily inspiration they want to live full, authentic lives — on their own terms.”
SheKnows is an empowerment platform for women’s experience from SHE Media that “encourage(s) women to be who they are and to celebrate their diverse voices, bodies and experiences.”
— SheKnows (@SheKnows) March 2, 2022
As the saying goes, “a healthy body leads to a healthy mind.” A women’s news site championed by female beauty and skincare health experts, herbalists, nutritionists, and doctors, mindbodygreen keeps you well-informed on wellness for women.
Here you’ll find news “that weaves the mental, physical, spiritual, emotional, and environmental aspects of well-being together.”
Stories to read right now: Why Doing Something With No Productive Purpose Is Important For Your Health; Why Parenting Experts Want You To Raise Independent, Kind Kids; and 30 Ways To Actually Empower Women.
Let's dive into some of the ways your menstrual cycle influences exercise, and how you can best optimize your routine. 💡 https://t.co/x3TWc29XPU
— mindbodygreen (@mindbodygreen) February 27, 2022
What started off as a literary magazine in 1886 as The Cosmopolitan is now “the biggest young women’s media brand in the world.”
With a female audience ranging from teens to adulthood, Cosmopolitan.com works hard to ensure you’re always filled in on all the fresh, fun stuff.
Don’t miss out on the informative news — Cosmo editors “regularly consult their go-to health, sex, beauty, fashion, and trends experts for insights, second opinions, and analysis.”
Stories to read right now: This Was Supposed to Be Endo’s Big Moment. What Happened?; Cosmo Asks Bernie Sanders the Questions Young Women Want Answered; and What It’s Like to Be a Female Photographer at Fashion Week.
Here’s What You Should Know About Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s SCOTUS Nominee https://t.co/fJcuy5O9U8
— Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) March 2, 2022
theSkimm’s target audience is female millennials and its strategy is working — nearly every woman I know has recommended theSkimm for all my basic daily news needs.
theSkimm was founded in 2012 when two former news producers launched it from their couch. With theSkimm’s helpful news snippets, there’s no need to fret about having enough time to catch up on current events.
Americans face a lot of tough economic challenges today. But Black women bear the heaviest burdens, which is why lightening their loads can help lift the whole economy. https://t.co/XYKuemCuRT
— theSkimm (@theskimm) February 26, 2022
7. The Cut
New York Magazine’s The Cut is “the premier destination for women with sharp, stylish minds.” According to the site, “No matter the subject, we address our readers’ lives head on, with generous wit, unflinching honesty and undeniable power.”
With an emphasis on New York City, The Cut provides women with news in style, self, culture, and power.
Stories to read right now: Thousands of Women Marched for International Women’s Day; and Designing Women: Virginie Viard ushers in the post-Lagerfeld era at Chanel.
Hannah Traore Gallery is a space devoted to “celebrating artists who have been historically marginalized" https://t.co/tSZpQaYs3G
— The Cut (@TheCut) March 2, 2022
CafeMom publishes top stories so its audience is up to date on the latest news, especially what’s trending on social media. The website meets the needs of moms everywhere with laughter, connection, compassion and smart advice.
CafeMom lifts up women’s voices all over the world to build their confidence and encourage empowerment.
Life Coach Has Some Strong Words For Trolls Who Judged Her For Having 2 Divorces By 30 https://t.co/Q8AFNuWSYq
— CafeMom (@cafemom) March 2, 2022
Women’s eNews “grew out of a 1996 roundtable discussion conceived and funded by the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and hosted by the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund.”
The site covers issues of concern to women and provides readers with women’s perspectives on equality and public policy. You’ll find articles written by freelance writers worldwide on “politics, religion, health, science, sustainability, education, sports and legislation.”
Portrayal of Disabilities in Media: Where Are We Going? https://t.co/nri6aJugsn
— Women's eNews (@Womens_eNews) February 23, 2022
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