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Occupying the Occupy Movement

Occupying the Occupy Movement

| January 3, 2012

An Occupy movement for 2012 could gain strength and staying-power with strategies suggested by an emerging feminist critique. More »

Female Social Media Users in Danger

| December 19, 2011

Needed—A Spotlight on Stalking

Needed—A Spotlight on Stalking

| December 16, 2011

The subject of an episode of "Stalked: Someone's Watching," the author calls on the media to investigate and report on the kind of help required by survivors of stalking crimes. More »

Breaking Bella—When Love Equals Violence

Breaking Bella—When Love Equals Violence

| November 18, 2011

The author—many of whose friends, along with their younger sisters, have loved the Twilight characters since the day they picked up the first novel in the series—turns a spotlight on the fate of the heroine of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part One," which opens this week. More »

What's the Difference Between Sandusky's Victims and Cain's?

| November 10, 2011

A Spotlight on Journalistic Voice and Sexual Violence

| November 7, 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 »

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Comments on DSK Case Dismissal

August 25, 2011

Activists Battle Victim-Blaming Coverage of NYPD Rape Trial After Acquittal of Officers

| June 1, 2011

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

| May 24, 2011