A (Queer) Midsummer Night’s Dream

Just why does A Midsummer Night’s Dream lend itself so well to queer reinterpretations?

All-Woman Exhibition Explores Art as Activism

How do we effect positive change through art? In this exhibition, self-identified women artists responded to this question.

Still Revolutionary: Inside the Sister Chapel Revival

The Sister Chapel was created in 1978 as a commentary on gender roles and the disenfranchisement of the feminine in history and culture. Now it’s back and more powerful than ever.

15 Years Later, Elle Woods is Still One of Our Favorite Feminists

Elle Woods has been around for 15 years. Here’s some of our favorite quotes from the timeless Legally Blonde.

Beyond Ghostbusters: How Gender Reboots Perpetuate Hollywood’s Sexism and What We Should Do About It

When our understanding of gender reboots depends on the flawed interpretation of man as originator and woman as imitator, viewers are left with little more than a contemporary spin on the creation myth.

Feminist Artist Natalie White Wants the ERA Now

Natalie White for Equal Rights, which centers on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), launched with an exhibition at WhiteBox Art Center in New York City and ultimately ends with a two-week march to Washington, D.C.

A Play Called “Roe”

When Oregon Shakespeare Festival commissioned playwright Lisa Loomer to write a play about a moment of change in American history for their American Revolutions Cycle, she chose Roe v. Wade.

“The Innocents” Tackles Women, Faith and Rape in War

This intense, gripping and demanding film is about women struggling together against incredible odds to hold onto faith in God and humanity; about good and evil, means and ends, themes reflected in the choice to film in black, white, blue and all the shades of grey.

THE LIST 2016: Spotlighting Unproduced Plays by Women and Trans Folks

Each play on 2016’s LIST, which delves into genres like science fiction and romance, proves how abundant diverse storytelling—and storytellers—can be.

Cinema, Self-Reference and Women’s Shifting Identities: Inside a New Cindy Sherman Retrospective

Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life features over 120 pieces ranging from photographs of sculptures to large-scale wall murals that span from as far back as 1975 to the present.