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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. 

The Feminization of the College Degree?

The Feminization of the College Degree?

| May 31, 2011

College students are graduating this year with record debt, and women, who constitute most of the graduates, struggle for financial independence. More »

Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

| May 25, 2011

Israeli journalist Merav Michaeli explains why a Brooklyn newspaper recently removed Hillary Clinton from a famous photograph: another case of Photoshop in service to the patriarchy. More »

When Bad News is Good News—Notes of a Feminist News Junkie

When Bad News is Good News—Notes of a Feminist News Junkie

| May 23, 2011

WMC Cofounder Robin Morgan on surrealism and sexual predators. More »

Kate Swift, Feminist Wordsmith, 1923 to 2011

Kate Swift, Feminist Wordsmith, 1923 to 2011

| May 13, 2011

Award winning author and creator of WMC's "Hot Button Words" series Rosalie Maggio recalls the journalist and activist who alerted the modern women's movement to the dangers of sexist language. More »

Osama Is Dead! Will the Healing Begin?

Osama Is Dead! Will the Healing Begin?

| May 11, 2011

Iranian-American writer Noushin Darya Framke: it's time to move on from the "war on terror." More »

Rape in High Places

Rape in High Places

| May 5, 2011

Israeli journalist and women's rights activist Merav Michaeli analyzes an iniquitous sense of entitlement among the leaders of nations—and women's resistance. More »

Mother-Daughter Bonds—Realizing their Power

Mother-Daughter Bonds—Realizing their Power

| May 3, 2011

Psychotherapist and author Joyce McFadden found some surprising results when she asked women to reflect on sexuality and raising daughters. More »

Russia’s Image of Woman—In a Country of Extremes

Russia’s Image of Woman—In a Country of Extremes

| April 29, 2011

The filmmaker of a documentary about three women in a Siberian prison and a yearly May Day beauty pageant writes about the changing roles and images of women in Russia. More »

Hollywood Gender Gap Persists in 100 Top-Grossing 2008 Films

Hollywood Gender Gap Persists in 100 Top-Grossing 2008 Films

| April 25, 2011

A new study from researchers at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism shows that females remain less visible and less valued than males in top feature films—both in front of and behind the camera. More »

The Birth Police—Rights of Pregnant Women and Their Families

The Birth Police—Rights of Pregnant Women and Their Families

| April 19, 2011

In the current wave of state legislature proposals, the threat to a woman's reproductive rights goes far beyond whether or not she can choose abortion, as the founder of Trust Women PAC explains. More »