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With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?

With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?

| August 3, 2016

Media outlets that invoke white-clad suffragists as shorthand for a long, sprawling movement often show a simplistic view of women's history. Author Louise Bernikow offers a cheat sheet on the women's suffrage movement for journalists and others. More »

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

| June 17, 2016

WMC cofounder Robin Morgan takes stock of what Hillary Clinton's nomination means—and what we have to look forward to as she takes on Donald Trump in the general election. More »

The Lawyer Who Argued the Landmark Casey Decision Weighs In on the Texas Abortion Case

The Lawyer Who Argued the Landmark Casey Decision Weighs In on the Texas Abortion Case

| March 9, 2016

Kathryn Kolbert offers her first-hand analysis of last week's arguments before the Supreme Court on Texas abortion restrictions. More »

Sexist School Dress Codes Can Be Changed

Sexist School Dress Codes Can Be Changed

| January 21, 2016

How one middle school’s students and administrators worked together to create a gender-neutral dress code. More »

A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

| June 27, 2014

A new documentary reveals the unique perspectives and extraordinary life of the author and activist, who has been agitating for change for some seven decades. More »

Global Feminism in One Place? It’s Possible!

Global Feminism in One Place? It’s Possible!

| January 2, 2014

An innovative new project is giving feminists worldwide the tools to be visible, connected, and more powerful. More »

Watch Gloria Steinem’s Speech at the National Press Club

| November 20, 2013

The Women's Media Center is so proud of our co-founder Gloria Steinem! Today she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom. More »

Wonder Women—Larger than Life and Life Affirming

Wonder Women—Larger than Life and Life Affirming

| April 15, 2013

"Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines" premieres on Independent Lens this evening on most PBS member stations. More »

Reassuring Men—The Real Issue Behind Gun Control

Reassuring Men—The Real Issue Behind Gun Control

| April 13, 2013

In a witty "Fighting Words" commentary just broadcast on Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan, the author helps men come to terms with gun control. More »

The Personal Is Political—Yet Again

The Personal Is Political—Yet Again

| April 8, 2013

The poet, author, and feminist activist takes on a new challenge in this essay, adapted from her commentary on WMC Live With Robin Morgan. More »