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Nora Ephron—An Appreciation

Nora Ephron—An Appreciation

| June 29, 2012

Author M. G. Lord knew Nora Ephron socially, but appreciated her most through Ephron's essays. She writes about why they've had only the best influence on her own writing. More »

Burmese Nobel Laureate after 21 Years

Burmese Nobel Laureate after 21 Years

| June 20, 2012

The author recalls her time in Burma just before the military coup that kept Aung San Suu Kyi from accepting her Nobel Peace Prize for two decades. More »

Ms. Is Celebrated in the City of its Birth

Ms. Is Celebrated in the City of its Birth

| June 15, 2012

Four decades after its birth as the nation's first feminist mass-market magazine, Ms. was honored this week by the New York City Council. Shelby Knox writes of its continuing advocacy. More »

Nuns Mad As Hell

Nuns Mad As Hell

| June 7, 2012

As a group of nuns plans to crisscross the country to highlight their work with the poor and powerless, Adele M. Stan explains why we may be witnessing a catalyzing moment in U.S. Catholic history. More »

Justice Ginsburg Should Continue to Raise Her Vital Voice

Justice Ginsburg Should Continue to Raise Her Vital Voice

| June 5, 2012

The author of a new book on the rhetoric of women on the Supreme Court argues that the nation needs to continue hearing the voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg from her hard-won position on the high court. More »

Civil Rights, Workers and Women’s Activist Dolores Huerta Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Civil Rights, Workers and Women’s Activist Dolores Huerta Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

May 29, 2012

United Farm Workers of America co-founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation president, and lifelong organizer Dolores Huerta today receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Susan Loubet for KUNM Radio in Huerta's birth state of New Mexico interviewed her on her work, and on challenges for American women. More »

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Joins the “E-Book Revolution”

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Joins the “E-Book Revolution”

| May 17, 2012

Women’s Media Center Congratulates Deborah Tolman on her Real Deal Award from Scenarios USA

Women’s Media Center Congratulates Deborah Tolman on her Real Deal Award from Scenarios USA

| May 4, 2012

Q&A: How Susan Brownmiller Fought the Media on Rape in War, and Won

Q&A: How Susan Brownmiller Fought the Media on Rape in War, and Won

| April 11, 2012

WMC Extends a Congratulations to Winners of 2012 Hillman Prizes for Excellence in Reporting

| April 3, 2012