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“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 »

Katniss vs Bella–Is That What We Get?

Katniss vs Bella–Is That What We Get?

| March 14, 2012

WMC at SXSW

WMC at SXSW

| March 8, 2012

Hello from Austin, TX! We're at the SXSW Interactive and Film Festival this week to amplify women's voices and change the conversation. More »

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem In the Boston Herald, Huffington Post, and NBC

| March 8, 2012

WMC Live-Tweets the Academy Awards

WMC Live-Tweets the Academy Awards

| February 28, 2012

On Sunday, the Women’s Media Center held a live-tweet conversation during the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Monitoring women’s presence (and lack thereof), we used the hashtag #WhereRWomen. For our Sexy or Sexism? campaign—a collaborative effort with Miss Representation—we monitored how women were represented using the hashtag #FemTV. More »

Women Directors Missing at the Oscars: Video

| February 24, 2012

Where Are the Women at the Oscars: The Stats

| February 23, 2012

Got your Oscar scorecards ready? The Women Media Center has ours: Here’s the “scorecard” of women nominated for 84th Annual Academy Awards. More »