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Women's Media Center produces original features on important issues by women experts and journalists.  Our reports and commentaries provide progressive women's perspectives on both headline stories and timely events ignored or misrepresented in the mainstream media.  National and international contributors -- widely diverse -- include members of the Women's Media Center Board of Directors, Progressive Women's Voices alumnae, SheSource participants, and many others, all using our platform to influence the global disucssion - and all paid honararia in respect for their writing.  They offer our audience must-know information to move forward making change. 

Four Latina Lesbians Still Seeking Justice

Four Latina Lesbians Still Seeking Justice

| June 29, 2016

A new documentary, "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four," tells the heart-wrenching story of a modern "witch hunt." More »

Orlando: The Crossroads of Queerness and Latinidad

Orlando: The Crossroads of Queerness and Latinidad

| June 23, 2016

In the aftermath of the Orlando mass shooting, we must be aware of the particular kinds of terror faced by queer people of color. More »

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

| June 17, 2016

WMC cofounder Robin Morgan takes stock of what Hillary Clinton's nomination means—and what we have to look forward to as she takes on Donald Trump in the general election. More »

Patricia Derian, Human Rights Pioneer: A Personal Appreciation

Patricia Derian, Human Rights Pioneer: A Personal Appreciation

| June 10, 2016

The author, a founding editor of Ms. Magazine and longtime journalist and advocate, remembers how she was inspired by civil and human rights activist Patricia Derian, who died last month. More »

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Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushes New Boundaries

Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushes New Boundaries

| June 6, 2016

In its second season, the Netflix series "Grace and Frankie" has its most feminist moment yet, portraying the right to death with a mix of gravity and levity. More »

Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

| May 31, 2016

After its first year, a movement in Pakistan to claim public spaces for women continues to grow—and it's finding allies and inspiration in India and throughout South Asia. More »

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

| May 23, 2016

At the Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, women and men broke silence about sexual violence and worked toward forgiveness, healing, and justice. More »

Works by Black Women Take Center Stage

Works by Black Women Take Center Stage

| May 17, 2016

Opportunities for women of color are as rare in U.S. theater as they are in Hollywood. But one regional theater is defying the odds with a festival devoted to works by Black women. More »

Bride For Sale: Dreams of an Afghan Rapper

Bride For Sale: Dreams of an Afghan Rapper

| May 13, 2016

A new documentary spotlights a teen rapper who escapes the Taliban only to face the prospect of being being sold into marriage. More »

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 »