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Sexual Politics at Penn State—An Inside Look

Sexual Politics at Penn State—An Inside Look

| January 6, 2012

The author, professor emerita of Penn State University, describes the culture that produced the recent scandal—and suggests a path to a needed focus on the victims of such abuse. More »

Newsbrief: The Media’s Groping Problem and the IMF: Violating Women Since 1945

| May 24, 2011

Newsbrief: IMF Head Arrested for Sexual Assault and Peace Corps Volunteers Speak Out About Rape

| May 16, 2011

Newsbrief:  Hollywood Gender Gap Persists in Top Films, Transgender Rights Make Headway

| April 26, 2011

Hollaback! by the Hundreds Effort Salutes International Women’s Day 2011

March 8, 2011

WMC, GLAAD, & Natl Hispanic Media Coaliton joint FCC action & video/project

March 2, 2011

Defense of Marriage Act—Obama Changes His Mind

Defense of Marriage Act—Obama Changes His Mind

| March 2, 2011

While the president still is reportedly struggling with the issue of gay marriage personally, the author explores the legal and political ramifications of his decision that DOMA violates the constitution. More »

An Obama Report Card: State of the Union for Women and Children

| January 27, 2011

In the wake of President Obama's State of the Union Address, the WMC looks at his record on a series of essential issues. Overall grade? Pass, but with ample room for improvement. More »

NEWSBRIEF: Feminist Response to Assange Rape Case, OWN Network Transition, NOW Suit Against Hooters

December 20, 2010

Out Cry: Ending Violence Against LGBTQ Youth

| October 21, 2010

After Spirit Day, yesterday’s memoriam for LGBTQ suicides, the president and the executive vice president of the Ms. Foundation for Women call on us to fight the cultural messages that cause vulnerable teens to turn violence inward. More »