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The Winter Holiday War: It’s Older Than You Think

The Winter Holiday War: It’s Older Than You Think

| December 18, 2013

In the midst of media-fed notions of a “war on Christmas,” let us remember that mid-winter holidays have a long and rich history, and that the season belongs to all of us. More »

The Major News Story Nobody’s Running

The Major News Story Nobody’s Running

| December 11, 2013

A new policy proposal to the UN threatens to undo decades of progress in the fight against prostitution. Robin Morgan asks: Why isn’t this considered news? More »

Cultural History Meets Multimedia: Stories of Chinese Women Immigrants

Cultural History Meets Multimedia: Stories of Chinese Women Immigrants

| December 5, 2013

Two new works by dancer and choreographer Lenora Lee give a new perspective on human trafficking, past and present. More »

A Personal Interview with Mazie Hirono, Hawaii’s First Woman Senator

A Personal Interview with Mazie Hirono, Hawaii’s First Woman Senator

| November 27, 2013

In an excerpt from Hirono’s interview on “Women’s Media Center Live With Robin Morgan,” which aired November 23 and is available by podcast at wmclive.com and iTunes, Senator Hirono talks about the women who have inspired her, and her commitment to support other women in politics. More »

Announcing WMC Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2013!

| November 26, 2013

The Women's Media Center congratulates the 20 women accepted into its WMC Progressive Women's Voices class of 2013! More »

Where Are All the Young Feminists? Meet the Girls of Generation Now

Where Are All the Young Feminists? Meet the Girls of Generation Now

| November 20, 2013

In the midst of media-perpetuated victim-blaming surrounding the highly publicized sexual assaults and cyberbullying young women have suffered from Maryville to Steubenville, a group of New York City teens are using theatre to raise awareness and take a stand against slut-shaming in schools. More »

Watch Gloria Steinem’s Speech at the National Press Club

| November 20, 2013

The Women's Media Center is so proud of our co-founder Gloria Steinem! Today she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom. More »

Video: Gloria Steinem Discusses Women’s Media Center on ABC’s Windy City Live

November 15, 2013

When asked what she would go back and change about the women's movement if she could, Gloria Steinem responds: "We were too nice." More »

Second-Ever City Council Hearing on Street Harassment

Second-Ever City Council Hearing on Street Harassment

| November 13, 2013

In Philadelphia, anti-street harassment activists are teaming up with the City Council to take action. More »

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Using Student-Made Films to Confront Campus Sexual Assault

Using Student-Made Films to Confront Campus Sexual Assault

| November 6, 2013

Student filmmakers and their professors at five far-flung colleges have united to create a diverse collection of short films to promote campus sexual assault awareness and prevention. So far, the films have reached 400 additional schools, and counting. More »