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Childbirth Hollywood Style

Childbirth Hollywood Style

| May 30, 2012

Okay, it's a comedy. But does the most recent pregnancy-themed film have to trivialize women by ignoring any and all real issues about giving birth? More »

Women Work to Save Preventive Care Gains

Women Work to Save Preventive Care Gains

| May 24, 2012

A fund designed under the Affordable Care Act as an investment in prevention, thus saving future health expenses and enriching people's lives, is under non-stop attack in Congress. More »

A Mother’s Day Conundrum

A Mother’s Day Conundrum

| May 11, 2012

Psychologist Paula Caplan describes the complicated balancing act involved in honoring her mother while caring for her. More »

May Day with Occupy Oakland

May Day with Occupy Oakland

| May 8, 2012

The author describes the Occupy movement's action in Oakland last week, in light of a very different mood in the city that greeted the general strike called six months ago. More »

Young Feminists Go Live to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

Young Feminists Go Live to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

| April 27, 2012

Young feminists, whose presence in the current War on Women plays out largely online, plan to emerge from the virtual world with rallies in Nashville and other state capitals April 28. More »

Victory for Prevention?

Victory for Prevention?

| April 19, 2012

As we celebrate Earth Day this Sunday, the author is cautiously optimistic about a new era with a healthier environment. More »

Forbes features Women’s Media Center Board Member and Inspiration, Gloria Feldt

Forbes features Women’s Media Center Board Member and Inspiration, Gloria Feldt

| April 11, 2012

Moms Who Blog: A Powerful Force for Change in Healthcare

| March 26, 2012

Caught On Tape: Limbaugh’s Seventy Sexist Smears

| March 26, 2012

State Legislators Grab Platform to Defend Contraception

State Legislators Grab Platform to Defend Contraception

| March 21, 2012

With a mix of humor and dead seriousness, women in state legislatures act to force their male colleagues to understand what's at stake in restricting contraception and choice. More »