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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

Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her ‘Puffy’ Appearance

| April 11, 2012

“16 and Pregnant” Brings Abortion to Prime Time

| April 4, 2012

Reality TV just got a little more real about abortion. More »

Jane Dough Uses WMC’s Report on Status of Women in Media to Refute Sexist Comments

| April 3, 2012

Katniss and Bella—Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Katniss and Bella—Getting to the Heart of the Matter

| March 29, 2012

The author, a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, argues that the distance between the teen heroes in "The Twilight Saga" and "The Hunger Games Trilogy" may not be as great as it seems. More »

Doonesbury Tackles the Assault on Women’s Reproductive Rights

March 14, 2012

The Women's Media Center thanks Garry Trudeau for his insightful comic tacking the nationwide battle for reproductive rights and abortion access. More »