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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. 

Murders of Trans Women Highlight the Intersection of Racial and Gender-Based Violence

Murders of Trans Women Highlight the Intersection of Racial and Gender-Based Violence

| April 18, 2017

There have been eight reported murders of transgender women in the U.S. in the first three months of this year, and all of the victims were women of color. These crimes highlight some alarming truths about gender-based and racial violence. More »

Muslim Female Athletes Use Voice and Visibility to Break Barriers

Muslim Female Athletes Use Voice and Visibility to Break Barriers

| April 6, 2017

Shirzanan means "female heroes," and it's the name of a group that is elevating the stories of Muslim female athletes while providing a platform for advocacy within the sports world. More »

Visionary Feminist Artist Finding Recognition after 50 Years

Visionary Feminist Artist Finding Recognition after 50 Years

| March 30, 2017

After decades of making art, feminist artist Lynn Hershman Leeson is finally finding her audience in the United States at age 75. More »

Unthinkable: What If Roe Is Overturned?

Unthinkable: What If Roe Is Overturned?

| March 21, 2017

With anti-choice politicians emboldened, and hearings for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee underway, pro-choice activists are preparing for the worst. More »

Could ReFrame Be a Game-Changer for Women in Hollywood?

Could ReFrame Be a Game-Changer for Women in Hollywood?

| March 17, 2017

A new initiative, led by Hollywood heavy hitters, aims to make real progress in giving a fair shot to women. More »

The Fatal “New Normal” for Wives of Veterans

The Fatal “New Normal” for Wives of Veterans

| March 8, 2017

Rates of veteran domestic violence are skyrocketing. Author Stacy Bannerman issues a call to action. More »

A Female Gaze? Athena Film Festival Asks, Answers

A Female Gaze? Athena Film Festival Asks, Answers

| February 28, 2017

For four days in February, the Athena Film Festival shone a spotlight on women in front of and behind the camera. More »

Dorothy Height: A Woman Who Wore Many Hats

Dorothy Height: A Woman Who Wore Many Hats

| February 22, 2017

Yanick Rice Lamb remembers the legacy of the formidable change-maker, who brought her own unforgettable style to a remarkable body of work. More »

New Fund Provides More Than Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

New Fund Provides More Than Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

| February 15, 2017

A new initiative is providing an innovative model for women to invest in and support change-making women-owned businesses. More »

Disability and Hollywood, a Sordid Affair

Disability and Hollywood, a Sordid Affair

| February 8, 2017

People with disabilities represent 20 percent of the population but are by far the most underrepresented in media. When it comes to opportunities for actors with disabilities, Hollywood has a long way to go. More »