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Video: Gloria Steinem Discusses Women’s Media Center on ABC’s Windy City Live

November 15, 2013

When asked what she would go back and change about the women's movement if she could, Gloria Steinem responds: "We were too nice." More »

Second-Ever City Council Hearing on Street Harassment

Second-Ever City Council Hearing on Street Harassment

| November 13, 2013

In Philadelphia, anti-street harassment activists are teaming up with the City Council to take action. More »

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Using Student-Made Films to Confront Campus Sexual Assault

Using Student-Made Films to Confront Campus Sexual Assault

| November 6, 2013

Student filmmakers and their professors at five far-flung colleges have united to create a diverse collection of short films to promote campus sexual assault awareness and prevention. So far, the films have reached 400 additional schools, and counting. More »

Do We Really Want to Talk About Mass Surveillance?

Do We Really Want to Talk About Mass Surveillance?

| October 30, 2013

As U.S. activists protest against NSA rights violations, we should bear in mind that Saudi women are all too familiar with the surveillance state. More »

Honoring Game Changers at the Women’s Media Awards

Honoring Game Changers at the Women’s Media Awards

| October 23, 2013

More than 400 people gathered in New York to honor and celebrate women who are making themselves and other women visible and powerful in media. More »

A Unique Film From Saudi Arabia

A Unique Film From Saudi Arabia

| October 16, 2013

Haifaa Al-Mansour reflects on her new feature film, Wadjda; the unusual challenges involved in making it; and the impact of telling a story from the perspective of a ten-year-old girl in Saudi Arabia. More »

MAKERS Asks (and Answers): Where Are the Women?

MAKERS Asks (and Answers): Where Are the Women?

| October 9, 2013

Eight months after its premiere, "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" continues its dramatic growth as a multimedia project chronicling the modern U.S. women’s movement. It received the Multi-Media Award for Ground-Breaking Contribution to Women, History, and America at the Women’s Media Center Awards Gala in New York this week. Amy Richards—who is writing a book about MAKERS—will appear as a guest on “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan” on October 10. More »

Lily Tomlin and Robin Morgan on “Good Day New York”

October 7, 2013

Some of the most successful and influential women in the country are honored at this year's Women Media Awards. Actress Lily Tomlin and author/activist Robin Morgan discuss the significance of the awards for women everywhere. More »

“Living Off Tips”: Restaurant Workers Campaign for a Living Wage

“Living Off Tips”: Restaurant Workers Campaign for a Living Wage

| October 2, 2013

As the effort to raise the federal minimum wage gathers momentum, the author, co-founder of a restaurant workers’ advocacy group, reports on a campaign to raise awareness about an often-overlooked piece of the story—the subminimum wage for tipped workers. More »

Emmy Winners Still Mostly Male

| September 25, 2013

Despite a historic night where women won for comedy writing and directing, the Emmys awards demonstrate that TV production is still mostly a man show. More »