Netflix Shows to Watch with Your Girls

Spring Break is just around the corner and that means girls are finally free enough to catch up on some quality TV time. Not sure what to watch? MEDIAGIRLS Editorial Intern Catrina Yang Farrell has got you covered. As a 21-year-old I LOVED watching all of these shows! It can be hard finding shows for […]

TV Shows to Watch with Your Teen Girls

With the 72nd Emmys having just concluded, we think it’s time MEDIAGIRLS weighed in with our TV recommendations – both old and new! – to watch with (or just recommend to) the teen and tween girls in your life. MEDIAGIRLS Editorial Volunteer, Isabella Libreros, gives voice to our TV recs while demonstrating the importance of […]

Media that Spreads the Shine on Girls!

This winter, we’re all about #SpreadtheShine, a hashtag we started to bring some light and love into these long, cold months! Here’s the deal: we’ve noticed that whenever we watch our favorite shows and movies, read or favorite books, or scroll through social media, a common theme tends to come up. Women are often pitted […]

Girl-power shows we’re excited to watch this fall

By Clare Reynders, MEDIAGIRLS Editorial Volunteer   Nowadays, with Hulu, Netflix, Amazon and so many cable shows, it’s almost impossible to keep up with the viewing options, much less choose them. Luckily, MEDIAGIRLS is here to help. We’ve sorted through the new season’s shows on TV and streaming platforms to find the best, most empowering […]

The TV secret your daughter needs to know

by Kaitlyn Locke, editorial intern MEDIAGIRLS It’s 8 p.m. on a Thursday school night, and your daughter has finished a long day of school, soccer practice, homework, and putting the dishes away after dinner (with only minor grumbling this time). She sets up camp on the living room couch, hair wet from the shower, a […]

Teach your girl to find BFF’s who don’t bond over boy obsession.

Each first Monday of the month, we post a tip to help parents and educators teach their girls how to navigate the often overwhelming world of media. Here’s our tip for this month… by Kaitlyn Locke, editorial intern MEDIAGIRLSWhy, you may have asked yourself recently, would your young daughter want a t-shirt that prominently displays […]

How to talk about music videos with empowering lyrics but sexualized images

  by Kaitlyn Locke, editorial intern for MEDIAGIRLS It’s the first warm weekend of summer and you’re driving your preteen or teen daughter and a few of her friends to the local water park for a fun afternoon. Ten minutes in, you take some requests to compile a road trip playlist. “Beyonce!” is the first […]

CBS “Survivor” contestant Julia Sokolowski talks true beauty with MEDIAGIRLS

​Julia Sokolowski, a Boston University sophomore who grew up in Vermont, applied to be on the reality TV show “Survivor” last year with a goal: to win the million-dollar prize and pay off her college tuition. She was an enormous fan of the show since age five, and also saw competing as a chance to “prove […]