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Madeleine Gyory

Madeleine Gyory

Madeleine is the Social Media Associate at the Women's Media Center. She graduated from Barnard College with a degree in literature and moved to Quito, Ecuador to teach English for seven months. Now based in Brooklyn, she blogs about literature, pop culture, and feminist politics. You can follow her on facebook, twitter, and on her blog madeleinegyory.com.

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The Glamorous Lure of Hollywood Violence

The Glamorous Lure of Hollywood Violence

August 19, 2012

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised, the author suggests, when citizens see themselves as heroic while committing mass murder. More »

Why Bad Sex Is Good—On HBO’s “Girls”

Why Bad Sex Is Good—On HBO’s “Girls”

May 4, 2012

WMC's Madeleine Gyory argues that the new HBO show makes room for realistic complications of forging sexual relationships. More »

State-Sanctioned Shaming and the Battle for Reproductive Rights

State-Sanctioned Shaming and the Battle for Reproductive Rights

March 7, 2012

Contraception and choice are simply an everyday imperative for the author and her peers, despite the hostility that remains a part of the national culture. More »

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Watch WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Discuss Her Support for the Chicago Teachers’ Strike

September 13, 2012

Gloria Steinem, feminist author, activist and co-founder of the Women’s Media Center, said Monday during an interview with progressive talk show host Thom Hartmann that she’s rooting for Chicago’s teachers, who this week embarked on their first major strike in 25 years. More »

Congratulations To The Women’s Media Center’s Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2012

September 10, 2012

Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program for women in the country. Participants represent a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, sexual preference, ability, and generation. More »

Congratulations To The Women’s Media Center’s Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2012

August 24, 2012

Congratulations to our Progressive Girls' Voices class of 2012! Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program for women in the country. More »

First Woman to Moderate Presidential Debate in 20 years

August 13, 2012

The moderators of the 2012 presidential and vice presidential debates were announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates today, and Candy Crowley, host of CNN's "State of the Union," will host the second debate on October 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island. More »

Congratulations To the WMC Progressive Girls’ Voices Class of 2012!

July 18, 2012

Progressive Girl’s Voices (PGV) is the premier media and leadership-training program for girls in the country. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, and generation, participants receive advanced, comprehensive training and tools to position themselves as media spokespeople in their fields, thereby changing the conversation on issues that fill the headlines. More »

}Media Coverage for New Report on Sexualized Violence Crowdmap from WMC’s Women Under Siege

Media Coverage for New Report on Sexualized Violence Crowdmap from WMC’s Women Under Siege

July 12, 2012

Seventeen Magazine Vows to Show Girls ‘as They Really Are’

July 5, 2012

}The Omega Women & Power Conference

The Omega Women & Power Conference

June 6, 2012

}The “Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding” NYC Premiere Shines

The “Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding” NYC Premiere Shines

June 6, 2012

Congratulations to PWV Alum Emily May, American Express Future Leader of Social Change

May 22, 2012

WMC Presents Wireless Activism Panel at the 2012 CTIA Wireless Conference

May 17, 2012

}WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Joins the “E-Book Revolution”

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Joins the “E-Book Revolution”

May 17, 2012

The New York Times Sexualizes and Sensationalizes Death of Transgender Woman

May 15, 2012

WMC Congratulates Businesswoman and Philanthropist Bonnie Schaefer

May 15, 2012

“SPARKing Change: Not Just One Girl At a Time” Deborah Tolman in the Huffington Post

May 11, 2012

}SPARK Team Meets with Seventeen Magazine: Media Response

SPARK Team Meets with Seventeen Magazine: Media Response

May 4, 2012

}Women’s Media Center Congratulates Deborah Tolman on her Real Deal Award from Scenarios USA

Women’s Media Center Congratulates Deborah Tolman on her Real Deal Award from Scenarios USA

May 4, 2012

}WMC Partner SPARK Receives Media Coverage for LEGO Meeting

WMC Partner SPARK Receives Media Coverage for LEGO Meeting

April 23, 2012

}PWV Alum Brooke Axtell Publishes Article in Forbes, Cites the Women’s Media Center

PWV Alum Brooke Axtell Publishes Article in Forbes, Cites the Women’s Media Center

April 17, 2012

PWV Alums Ellen Bravo and Joanne Bamberger on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry

April 16, 2012

WMC Blog Post on CBS Survey in Care 2

April 16, 2012

}Forbes features Women’s Media Center Board Member and Inspiration, Gloria Feldt

Forbes features Women’s Media Center Board Member and Inspiration, Gloria Feldt

April 11, 2012

Deborah Norville: Why Women Lose the Morning TV Wars

April 11, 2012

Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her ‘Puffy’ Appearance

April 11, 2012

}More Coverage of WMC’s Report on the Status of Women in Media

More Coverage of WMC’s Report on the Status of Women in Media

April 5, 2012

Jane Dough Uses WMC’s Report on Status of Women in Media to Refute Sexist Comments

April 3, 2012

WMC Extends a Congratulations to Winners of 2012 Hillman Prizes for Excellence in Reporting

April 3, 2012

}Media Coverage for Women Under Siege Project’s Crowdmap of Sexual Violence in Syria

Media Coverage for Women Under Siege Project’s Crowdmap of Sexual Violence in Syria

March 30, 2012

}Media Coverage For the Name it. Change it. Media Guide to Gender Neutral Coverage

Media Coverage For the Name it. Change it. Media Guide to Gender Neutral Coverage

March 30, 2012

Caught On Tape: Limbaugh’s Seventy Sexist Smears

March 26, 2012

Shelby Knox Featured in the New York Times

March 19, 2012

}WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem in the New York Times

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem in the New York Times

March 19, 2012

The Nation Features an Important Story by Laura Flanders

March 19, 2012

}Media Coverage for the WMC #BulliedByRush Campaign

Media Coverage for the WMC #BulliedByRush Campaign

March 14, 2012

}Media Coverage for WMC Founders’ OpEd on Rush Limbaugh

Media Coverage for WMC Founders’ OpEd on Rush Limbaugh

March 13, 2012

NY Times Columnist References CNN OpEd by WMC Founders

March 13, 2012

Watch Janet Dewart Bell Interviewed on the Ed Show

March 13, 2012

}WMC Founders Robin Morgan, Jane Fonda, and Gloria Steinem Write OpEd for CNN

WMC Founders Robin Morgan, Jane Fonda, and Gloria Steinem Write OpEd for CNN

March 12, 2012

WMC Founding President Carol Jenkins to be Keynote Speaker at Rutgers Training

March 8, 2012

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem In the Boston Herald, Huffington Post, and NBC

March 8, 2012

The Women’s Media Center Launches #BulliedByRush Campaign

March 7, 2012

WMC in the Christian Science Monitor: Has Rush Limbaugh Finally Gone Too Far?

March 3, 2012

}Gloria Steinem, WMC Co-Founder, Speaks with the Palm Beach Post about Reproductive Rights

Gloria Steinem, WMC Co-Founder, Speaks with the Palm Beach Post about Reproductive Rights

March 1, 2012

}WMC Live-Tweets the Academy Awards

WMC Live-Tweets the Academy Awards

February 28, 2012

On Sunday, the Women’s Media Center held a live-tweet conversation during the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Monitoring women’s presence (and lack thereof), we used the hashtag #WhereRWomen. For our Sexy or Sexism? campaign—a collaborative effort with Miss Representation—we monitored how women were represented using the hashtag #FemTV. More »

Media Matters Looks at Sunday Talkshow Interview Subjects in February by Gender

February 28, 2012

Women Directors Missing at the Oscars: Video

February 24, 2012

WMC Congratulates ABC News Investigative Unit for Winning Polk Award for Peace Corps Probe

February 21, 2012

Coverage for Report on Status of Women in Media in Good Magazine

February 16, 2012

Women Under Siege’s Lauren Wolfe on Radio Ireland’s “NewsTalk”

February 16, 2012

Gloria Steinem Speaks at Columbia College

February 8, 2012

‘Wonder Women’ Needs Your Help

February 7, 2012

Dangerous “Prenatal Discrimination Bill” Crafted by GOP

February 7, 2012

WMC Board Member Gloria Feldt Discusses Public Reaction to Komen Decision

February 7, 2012

“The Marketing of Breast Cancer” and the History of the Komen Foundation

February 6, 2012

Rose Aguilar on Reproductive Rights

January 30, 2012

Four Decades–And Counting–of Feminist Journalism

January 30, 2012

Patty Jenkins wins Award for ABC’s The Killing

January 30, 2012

Katy Garretson wins Frank Capra Achievement Award

January 30, 2012

SAG and AFTRA Merge

January 28, 2012

Madonna & Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop

January 28, 2012

Athena Film Festival Trailer

January 27, 2012

Gloria Steinem Interview with TEDxWomen

January 27, 2012

Founding Board Member Pat Mitchell at Sundance

January 27, 2012

}Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

January 24, 2012

NY Times Tackles Difficult Subject of Male Rape Victims

January 24, 2012

Stanford’s Clayman Institute Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Ms Magazine

January 18, 2012

}Lego Petition Gaining Support and Media Coverage

Lego Petition Gaining Support and Media Coverage

January 17, 2012

Finally! FBI’s “Forcible Rape” Definition Is Officially History

January 9, 2012

"The Iron Lady" Takes a Hit

January 9, 2012

Paid Sick Leave: A Women's Issue?

January 5, 2012

Female Social Media Users in Danger

December 19, 2011

"Why the Odds Are Still Stacked Against Women in Hollywood"

December 16, 2011

What Will it Take to Make a Woman President?

December 15, 2011

12 Year Old Interviews WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem

December 15, 2011

}WMC First Responders: Photos

WMC First Responders: Photos

December 15, 2011

PWV Alumna Linda Sarsour Honored at White House

December 15, 2011

Jane Fonda Accepts the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award

December 12, 2011

WMC Women’s Media Awards Photos

December 5, 2011

}Coverage for WMC Women's Media Awards

Coverage for WMC Women's Media Awards

December 5, 2011

Women's Media Center Media Awards

December 5, 2011

Lara Logan Interviewed by WMC Founding President Carol Jenkins

November 29, 2011

}Tonight: Premier of Documentary "We Still Live Here"

Tonight: Premier of Documentary "We Still Live Here"

November 17, 2011

Women’s Media Center Announces First Annual Girls’ State of the Union Video Contest

November 16, 2011

Last Man Standing Offers No Good Cues for Manhood

November 8, 2011

A Spotlight on Journalistic Voice and Sexual Violence

November 7, 2011

Ms Magazine: An Oral History by Abigail Pogrebin

October 31, 2011