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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. 

Benazir Bhutto: Uncensored and Unfettered

| February 22, 2010

As a Pakistani American, the author has come to understand Benazir Bhutto over the years in different contexts. So she was surprised to discover fresh insights in a new documentary about the slain charismatic leader. More »

Hollywood’s Niche for Black Actresses

| February 18, 2010

As a few African American women are celebrated during this award season, pop culture commentator Courtney Young asks how many Hollywood doors are actually open. More »

Haiti: The Land of the Unknowns

| February 16, 2010

An ER doc from Atlanta describes her mind-numbing experience in Haiti and explains what the island nation needs from us now. More »

Just Not Married: Fighting for Equality on Valentine’s Day

| February 12, 2010

Lesbian and gay male couples are ready to step up their protest with creative new tactics—witness the action this morning in New York and see what lies ahead for marriage equality in 2010. More »

Sirleaf to Seek Second Term

Sirleaf to Seek Second Term

| February 11, 2010

Eve Ensler’s Mission: Awaken the Girl Self

Eve Ensler’s Mission: Awaken the Girl Self

| February 9, 2010

Eleven years after the launch of V-Day, Eve Ensler sets out to do for girls what she did for women—uncover the truth of their experiences and create a global dialogue. Her new book is being published February 9. More »

Super Bowl Sunday: What You Won’t See

| February 5, 2010

On Super Bowl Sunday nearly a billion viewers will see the story of one woman during an anti-choice ad. Here, Filipina author and activist Ninotchka Rosca exposes the reality of all the rest. More »

Budget 2011: What Will Women Gain?

| February 3, 2010

If a budget is the ultimate statement of values, the Obama Administration deserves some good marks for attending to women’s needs in an austere time. More »

From Madam Gov. to Madam Pres.

From Madam Gov. to Madam Pres.

| February 1, 2010

Filling the pipeline leading to the first woman elected U.S. president will take candidates who have convinced voters of their executive abilities, argues the writer, author of two books on women’s races for the highest office. The same doesn’t appear to be true for men who run. More »

George Tiller: A Legacy of Trust

George Tiller: A Legacy of Trust

| January 25, 2010

With jury selection complete, the trial of the man accused of murdering Dr. Tiller began Friday, on the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The author, an ob/gyn at the beginning of her career, here speaks for doctors who are inspired by the slain man. More »