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New Girl(s)—Looking for the Allure in Feminism

New Girl(s)—Looking for the Allure in Feminism

| February 5, 2013

The author, who delivered WMC's Girls' State of the Union Message last year, explains why image counts when appealing to teens and young women. More »

Strike, Dance! Eve Ensler’s One Billion Rising

Strike, Dance! Eve Ensler’s One Billion Rising

| February 1, 2013

On February 14, V-Day's Eve Ensler calls on "one billion women and those who love them" to rise up to confront violence against women. More »

What Should A Radio Host Do When Guest Calls a Woman a Whore?

| January 31, 2013

What is a radio host’s responsibility when their guest crosses a line? More to the point, what should a radio host do when their guest suddenly calls a U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz a “seditious whore?” More »

Hollywood—Don’t They Want the Money?

Hollywood—Don’t They Want the Money?

| January 30, 2013

The author of the annual Celluloid Ceiling report looks beyond the awards season coverage to tell us how Hollywood is treating women professionals—and audience members. More »

The Good, the Bad, and Django

The Good, the Bad, and Django

| January 25, 2013

The author considers Tarantino's new film and what kinds of movies about race relations tend to get made, and released, in Hollywood. More »

Women Missing From Oscar Nominations

| January 10, 2013

The nominees for the 85th Academy Awards have been released and once again it’s women who’ve been left out of the picture. More »

My Interview with Sally Ride

My Interview with Sally Ride

| December 27, 2012

Novelist Margaret McMullan recalls the question she wishes she hadn't asked the first American woman in space, Sally Ride, who died July 23 this year. More »

The Longest, Darkest Night of the Year

The Longest, Darkest Night of the Year

| December 19, 2012

This commentary on gun violence will be featured on Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan on Saturday, December 22, at 11 AM ET on CBS radio 1580 in the Washington, D.C., area and streaming from WMCLive.com. More »

On Susan Rice and How a Non-candidate Is Treated

On Susan Rice and How a Non-candidate Is Treated

| December 17, 2012

Amid premature political attacks that were under-analyzed by the media, Susan Rice's actual record as a public servant was ignored. Did she ever have a chance? asks multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis. More »

A Human Rights Politician in the ‘Kingdom of Wonder’

A Human Rights Politician in the ‘Kingdom of Wonder’

| December 4, 2012

Journalist Michelle Tolson took the occasion of President Obama's visit to the Southeast Asian summit last month to speak to a stalwart member of the opposition party in Cambodia, Mu Sochua. More »