20 Inspirational Moments of 2015 That Made Every Woman Proud ...

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This has been a big year for women, not just here in the States, but around the world β€” there have been so many moments that made me proud to be a girl!

In case you missed any of them, here's a quick run-down of some of the brightest girl-power moments of 2015 (in no particular order).2

1. Adele's New Album

We've been waiting a long, long time for this, and the sales numbers prove it: in its first week, 25 sold more than the previous 19 Number 1 albums combined, and went Platinum twice over.

2. Chrissy Teigen Shuts down the Pregnancy Police

Chrissy Teigen Shuts down the Pregnancy Police

Expectant momma Chrissy Teigen posted this sweet photo as her pregnancy announcement...

then spent her entire first trimester shutting down anyone who tries to police her and her choices while she's pregnant.

It's loathsome, and she shut.

it.

down!

3. Carrie Fisher in Star Wars

Like most other die-hard Star Wars fans, I've picked apart the trailers, and one of the things that made me happiest was the fact that it appears as though, like her male counterpart, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher has been allowed to β€” gasp!

β€” age naturally in the upcoming film.

4. Jennifer Lawrence Takes on Hollywood Sexism

Jennifer Lawrence Takes on Hollywood Sexism

As soon as she's done eliminating the astounding Hollywood pay gap (wherein male stars make several times what their equally-worthy female costars make), she'll probably take over the world.

I'm okay with that.

5. Basically Everything JK Rowling Tweeted about

Basically Everything JK Rowling Tweeted about

Why should 2015 be any different than any other year, in which JK Rowling confronts hate, misogyny and general ignorance on Twitter?

6. But Especially Her Defense of Goddess Serena Williams

But Especially Her Defense of Goddess Serena Williams

While acknowledging that Serena Williams doesn't need any help defending herself, I must add that JK Rowling's defense of Serena's so-called manly physique was fantastic.

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