Marcia G. Yerman
Marcia G. Yerman, based in New York City, writes profiles, interviews, essays, and articles focusing on women’s issues, human rights, the environment, politics, health, culture, and the arts. Her work has been published by AlterNet, EmpowHER, Moms Clean Air Force, The Raw Story, Women News Network, and RH Reality Check. She has verticals at The Huffington Post, OpEdNews, and Daily Kos. Her articles are archived at mgyerman.com. You can follow her on Twitter @mgyerman.
Activists are working to remove a major hurdle to justice for sexual assault survivors: the backlog of evidence in hundreds of thousands of cases. More »
The democratic spirit of the Arab Spring uprisings is alive and well in the determination of women protesters in Iraq, who are seeing their rights slip away under the current administration. More »
For over a decade, Sakena Yacoobi has worked for the welfare of her nation, particularly the girls and women of Afghanistan. The West can help with infrastructure, she says. But solutions for a better future must be forged with respect to a culture that is thousands of years old. More »
Sketch comedian extraordinaire Tracey Ullman found a comfortable niche on Showtime for her satiric probe of America’s psyche. But no viewer gets to remain complacent under her penetrating gaze. More »
As Joe the Plumber plays out his moments in the sun, a group of feminist economists rate the two candidates according to women’s economic concerns. More »