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OWS—Where Does Feminism Fit?

OWS—Where Does Feminism Fit?

| November 21, 2011

As the Occupy Wall Street movement expands, women are working to make sure feminist issues are front and center. Here, the co-author of the new website Occupy Patriarchy outlines what it will take to succeed. More »

Women’s Media Center Announces First Annual Girls’ State of the Union Video Contest

| November 16, 2011

A Spotlight on Journalistic Voice and Sexual Violence

| November 7, 2011

Ms Magazine: An Oral History by Abigail Pogrebin

| October 31, 2011

Finding Home: Anita Hill 20 Years Later

Finding Home: Anita Hill 20 Years Later

| October 31, 2011

The author, who wasn't around to experience the outrage that women felt at senators' reception of Anita Hill testifying at the Clarence Thomas hearings two decades ago, writes of some epiphanies of her own. More »

The Nation: Where Are the Women at Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere—And They're Not Going Away

| October 26, 2011

Gloria Steinem, Co-Founder of Women's Media Center, On CBS

October 24, 2011

"Femicide"—The Power of a Name

"Femicide"—The Power of a Name

| October 5, 2011

Sociologist Diana Russell has organized for decades to end violence against women. Here she argues that labeling the most extreme form of such violence is essential to combating it. More »

“Gloria: In Her Own Words”—Notes from a Young Feminist

“Gloria: In Her Own Words”—Notes from a Young Feminist

| August 15, 2011

Our twenty-something commentator appreciates the HBO documentary, but also wishes for a deeper treatment of WMC Cofounder Gloria Steinem's philosophy and activism. More »

The UN Launches VOTE to Say NO Campaign

July 19, 2011