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To Celebrate Women’s Equality Day, Keep Fighting for Voting Rights

To Celebrate Women’s Equality Day, Keep Fighting for Voting Rights

| August 25, 2016

Women's Equality Day marks the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, when US women won the right to vote. Mary C. Curtis reminds us that the fight for this right is ongoing. More »

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WMC News: Larry Wilmore, Gender Based Violence, Kim Kardashian, Black Queerness & more!

| August 24, 2016

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Women Running For Our Lives

Women Running For Our Lives

| August 23, 2016

The recent murders of three women runners in three different states have sent shock waves through the female running community. More »

Losing Larry Wilmore and Why It Matters—to TV, Women, and the Nation

Losing Larry Wilmore and Why It Matters—to TV, Women, and the Nation

| August 19, 2016

On the news that "The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore" has been canceled, Angela Bonavoglia reminds us that Wilmore's unabashed feminism set him apart among male political comedians. More »

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WMC News: Olympic Sex Testing, The Great Wall, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton & more!

| August 18, 2016

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Sex Testing for Female Olympic Athletes Is a Thing of the Past (At Least for Now)

Sex Testing for Female Olympic Athletes Is a Thing of the Past (At Least for Now)

| August 15, 2016

Thanks to a challenge by a runner from India, controversial “gender verification” tests for female athletes have been suspended. One of the leading advocates behind the policy change explains: "High-performance sports is all about unique bodies." More »

WMC News: the Women’s Media Awards, Leading Women, Refugees in Athens, Mothers of the Movement & mor

| August 12, 2016

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Glass Cliffs and Gray Rhinos: Why a Crisis Is Too Late to Pick a Woman to Lead

Glass Cliffs and Gray Rhinos: Why a Crisis Is Too Late to Pick a Woman to Lead

| August 9, 2016

Women often gain leadership positions when it’s time to help a country or company out of a crisis. But author Michele Wucker asks: Why don’t we value the ways that women can prevent the crisis to begin with? More »

WMC News: RNC/DNC Coverage, Hillary Clinton’s Nomination, Walikale Mass Rape, Women’s Private Privac

| August 5, 2016

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With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?

With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?

| August 3, 2016

Media outlets that invoke white-clad suffragists as shorthand for a long, sprawling movement often show a simplistic view of women's history. Author Louise Bernikow offers a cheat sheet on the women's suffrage movement for journalists and others. More »