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Nora Ephron—An Appreciation

Nora Ephron—An Appreciation

| June 29, 2012

Author M. G. Lord knew Nora Ephron socially, but appreciated her most through Ephron's essays. She writes about why they've had only the best influence on her own writing. More »

The “Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding” NYC Premiere Shines

The “Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding” NYC Premiere Shines

| June 6, 2012

Childbirth Hollywood Style

Childbirth Hollywood Style

| May 30, 2012

Okay, it's a comedy. But does the most recent pregnancy-themed film have to trivialize women by ignoring any and all real issues about giving birth? More »

Beware the Cannes Festival-Gates Foundation Connection

Beware the Cannes Festival-Gates Foundation Connection

| May 21, 2012

Women Make Movies cofounder Ariel Dougherty, now initiator of Media Equity Collaborative, calls on viewers to join a growing feminist protest against the absence of women directors at Cannes. She warns about gender bias in jury and funding selections that exists beyond film festivals. More »

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network

| May 15, 2012

OWN President Sheri Salata is optimistic about the direction Winfrey has chosen for her network, and about the potential of multi-platform programming. More »

RSVP to Jane Fonda

RSVP to Jane Fonda

May 14, 2012

On June 4, Women's Media Center co-founder Jane Fonda will host the New York premiere of IFC Films' Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding, plus a VIP dinner and an exclusive afterparty, to benefit WMC. More »

My Mom and the Bearded Lady

My Mom and the Bearded Lady

| May 10, 2012

The author's mother has given her an early exposure to a diverse collection of women, which serves her well as a writer and strategic activist. More »

Why Bad Sex Is Good—On HBO’s “Girls”

Why Bad Sex Is Good—On HBO’s “Girls”

| May 4, 2012

WMC's Madeleine Gyory argues that the new HBO show makes room for realistic complications of forging sexual relationships. More »

To “Bitch” or Not to “Bitch”

To “Bitch” or Not to “Bitch”

| April 16, 2012

Rosalie Maggio, the author of the best seller "How to Say It," explores the use and meaning of a word front and center with a new ABC comedy. More »

Breaking in Two—Exploring Images of Motherhood

Breaking in Two—Exploring Images of Motherhood

| April 13, 2012

Carrying the subtitle, "A Provocative Vision of Motherhood," this group show in Santa Monica, California, explores the dual roles of artist and mother. More »