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.

Hollywood’s Diversity Problem Leaves Latinas Erased and Stereotyped

As we challenge the film industry’s sexism, we need to do more to center one of the often underrepresented and misrepresented communities of women in the industry: Latinas.

Trapped Again

The new documentary “Trapped” gives the viewer ‘front row’ insights on how TRAP laws operate to deny women their reproductive rights by forcing many clinics to close.

22 Films Celebrating Complex Women Brought To You by the Bluestocking Film Series

These films depict more authentic reflections of complex female characters—characters that are just as heroic, interesting, and flawed as their male counterparts.

Jessica Valenti’s “Sex Object” Doesn’t Sugar-Coat Sexism

Blending personal stories with feminist critique, Valenti’s work has the reader nodding their head and laughing, shocked and yet comforted by the recognition and depiction of the difficulty of growing up female in a world that hasn’t quite accepted the power and worth of women.