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“You Never Really Hear About Mitt Romney’s Ankles:” Gloria Feldt on Female Candidates and the Media

July 9, 2012

Women's Media Center board member Gloria Feldt was on America's Radio News Network on Friday to discuss media treatment of female political candidates, and what kind of effect that may have on other women considering a run. More »

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

| July 5, 2012

Women’s Fight To Defend the Affordable Care Act Isn’t Over

Women’s Fight To Defend the Affordable Care Act Isn’t Over

| June 28, 2012

The mood at the Supreme Court today was jubilant as Chief Justice John Roberts joined liberal justices in upholding the Affordable Care Act. But the fight isn't over—and the map of this particular battleground will look very familiar to women's health advocates. More »

Almost No Discussion of Women/POC Media Ownership at FCC Hearing on Media Market Entry Barriers

| June 27, 2012

The FCC held a hearing about community information needs and media market entry barriers, but barely acknowledged that there are very few women or people of color in media ownership roles. More »

Lessons from Lenore

| June 20, 2012

Discussions of a candidate’s appearance or home life are just distractions from the more important question of the underrepresentation of women in American politics—political wife and political candidate Lenore Romney knew that in 1970. More »

Netroots Nation’s “Year of the Woman”

Netroots Nation’s “Year of the Woman”

| June 13, 2012

With extraordinary panels, speeches, and social events targeted at women, it felt like "the year of the woman" at last week's seventh annual Netroots Nation progressive bloggers' conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The Women's Media Center was right there in the mix. More »

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

WMC Women Under Siege Project Director on BBC World Service To Discuss UK Anti-Conflict-Rape Effort

| May 29, 2012

Lauren Wolfe, director of Women's Media Center's Women Under Siege project, speaks to BBC World Service on the UK's new initiative against sexual violence in conflict. More »

Civil Rights, Workers and Women’s Activist Dolores Huerta Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Civil Rights, Workers and Women’s Activist Dolores Huerta Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

May 29, 2012

United Farm Workers of America co-founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation president, and lifelong organizer Dolores Huerta today receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Susan Loubet for KUNM Radio in Huerta's birth state of New Mexico interviewed her on her work, and on challenges for American women. More »