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SNL’s Many Faces of Hillary Clinton: What They Say About Us

SNL’s Many Faces of Hillary Clinton: What They Say About Us

| May 8, 2016

Nine women have performed Hillary Clinton on Saturday Night Live. Each one has made the role her own, but they all say something about how we view powerful women. More »

Sextortion: Name It, Fight It

Sextortion: Name It, Fight It

| May 3, 2016

NGOs, the media, and law enforcement see "sextortion" in different ways, but organizations fighting for legal accountability are focusing on abuses of power. More »

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The Power of Holding Hands

The Power of Holding Hands

| April 22, 2016

The author, a disability activist, shares an insight from the “sisterhood of disability”—that handholding between friends is not just for children. More »

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Skyrocketing Abortion Clinic Violence Tied to Extremist Rhetoric

Skyrocketing Abortion Clinic Violence Tied to Extremist Rhetoric

| April 18, 2016

A new report from the National Abortion Federation reveals an alarming spike in violence and threats against abortion providers. More »

We Deserve More: The Critical Role of Women in the Fight for $15

We Deserve More: The Critical Role of Women in the Fight for $15

| April 13, 2016

As the Fight for $15 movement for fair wages and workers' rights prepares for a major strike and protest on April 14, the author, a leading advocate, spotlights women's leadership—and the stakes for women workers. More »

Tags: Economy

WMC News: Equal Pay Day, Forensic Evidence, Nude Selfies, Naming Online Harassment, WMC Live & more

| April 12, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center - WMC Features, WMC Women Under Siege, WMC Speech Project, WMC Fbomb, and WMC. Live More »

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Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

| April 11, 2016

On the day that draws attention to the gender wage gap, the author, a leading expert on workers' rights, calls for a "movement for women's economic freedom." More »

Tags: Economy
The Long Road to Justice for Pakistan’s Acid Attack Survivors

The Long Road to Justice for Pakistan’s Acid Attack Survivors

| April 7, 2016

Five years after Pakistan passed a law to punish acid attacks, the violence continues even as more survivors seek justice. More »

Anti-LGBT Laws Target Rights as “Political Correctness”

Anti-LGBT Laws Target Rights as “Political Correctness”

| April 4, 2016

The new North Carolina law is just the latest in a wave of backlash legislation targeting LGBT equality. More »

Tags: Politics, LGBT
“Switched at Birth” Breaks the Mold in Depiction of Deaf Characters

“Switched at Birth” Breaks the Mold in Depiction of Deaf Characters

| March 29, 2016

The TV show, which is about to begin its last season, has been a very surprising source for authentic portrayals of people with disabilities. More »