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“Suffragette,” With Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep: A Band of Sisters Coming to a Theater Near You

“Suffragette,” With Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep: A Band of Sisters Coming to a Theater Near You

| October 14, 2015

The new film, about a working-class woman in the British suffrage movement, opens in the U.S. next week. Can it open the doors for more movies about women's political stories? More »

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Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan: On Gloria’s New Book and the Value of Life on the Road

Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan: On Gloria’s New Book and the Value of Life on the Road

| October 8, 2015

Two WMC cofounders have a revealing conversation about Gloria Steinem's My Life on the Road. More »

Pope Watch: The Mainstream Media, Like Francis, Needs to Do Better By Women

| October 2, 2015

Coverage of the Pope's U.S. visit was a missed opportunity for much of the mainstream media, writes Angela Bonavoglia, author of “Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church.” More »

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The Dangerous Group Behind the Latest Attacks on Planned Parenthood

The Dangerous Group Behind the Latest Attacks on Planned Parenthood

| September 29, 2015

How anti-choice extremists provoked Congress's "show" hearings on defunding Planned Parenthood More »

What Can We Learn From TV Coverage of Feminism in 1970?

| September 22, 2015

The battle over feminism's public image continues, 45 years after network news "discovered" the feminist movement. More »

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WMC 10-Year Emmy Study: Women Lacking in Writing, Directing, Producing, Editing Nominations

| September 17, 2015

In the past decade, women have received only 22 percent of the Primetime Emmy nominations for writing, directing, producing, and editing, according to an investigation by the Women’s Media Center. More »

Six Crucial Questions for All Presidential Candidates

| September 15, 2015

On the eve of the second Republican debate, Robin Morgan proposes questions for the candidates that include the female more than half of the country. More »

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A Movement to Bring Feminism to High School Classrooms

A Movement to Bring Feminism to High School Classrooms

| September 10, 2015

A small but growing number of high school teachers all over the United States are offering feminist or women’s studies classes in their schools. More »

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Ten Years After Katrina: Women Heroes of the Recovery

Ten Years After Katrina: Women Heroes of the Recovery

| August 27, 2015

As we commemorate the ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we must remember the leadership of women—and the work still to be done. More »

Campus Rape and the Power of Early Sex Education to Make a Difference

| August 20, 2015

First-year orientation is too late for young men and women to start learning about consent. Activists are pushing for better access to early, comprehensive sex education as one way to have an impact. More »