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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 »

Deborah Norville: Why Women Lose the Morning TV Wars

| April 11, 2012