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Let’s keep Athena Going

February 16, 2011

Generation Misunderstood

| September 7, 2010

Far from self involvement, far from apathy, WMC Progressive Women's Voices alumna Courtney Martin sees the promise of new forms of activism developing from her generation. She tells us about it in her new book published this week. More »

WMC Board Member Gloria Feldt Calls for Realistic Representation of Unintended Pregnancy in the Medi

July 24, 2010

WMC Board Member Gloria Feldt Calls for Realistic Representation of Unintended Pregnancy in the Medi

July 24, 2010

Guyland: Expanding Feminism to the Human Experience

July 21, 2010

“Share This!” Author Deanna Zandt Joins This Week’s She Party

June 16, 2010

The Way We Talk About “Women’s Lit”

The Way We Talk About “Women’s Lit”

| May 3, 2010

Marketing demands and an underlying thread of sexism in the publishing industry work together to trivialize literature written by women, argues WMC Progressive Women’s Voices commentator Courtney Young. More »

Leaders as Guides of Return: Wilma Mankiller

Leaders as Guides of Return: Wilma Mankiller

| April 7, 2010

In her book, Revolution from Within (1992), Gloria Steinem tells a story about her close friend and collaborator Wilma Mankiller, who died yesterday. In the excerpt below (pages 94 to 98), Steinem describes how Mankiller, even before she became the first woman chief of the Cherokee Nation, led by empowering her people. More »

Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller Passes Away

April 6, 2010

Jaclyn Friedman: A Woman Making History

March 24, 2010