Q&A: Bestselling Author Elizabeth Gilbert on Feminism and Creative Living

“It’s not an influence–it’s the groundwater that nourishes every idea I have. Because without feminism, I do not exist.”

Q&A: Taj Paxton on Queer Women of Color in Filmmaking

“I am drawn to stories about women and it’s important to not apologize for that.”

Creative Complaining: The Guerilla Girls Revisit “It’s Even Worse in Europe”

In re-examining their 1986 work, the Guerrilla Girls have shaped a new enquiry. Now, the declaration is transformed to pose a question.: Is it even worse in Europe?

Putting Girls’ Stories on Stage

“There is power in a room full of strangers experiencing an immediate community in a theatrical space. We are sharing knowledge, love and information.”

Creating Space for Women in Film—One Program at a Time

For 16 years, Lunafest has traveled around North America annually to showcase short films “by, for, and about women.”

The Dangerous Practice of Unquoting a Smile

Widely recognized as the first feminist film in history, La Souriante Madame Beudet—The Smiling Madame Budet—is not quite the light afternoon treat.

Unbecoming Women: Elizabeth Malaska’s “When We Dead Awaken II”

Though the women are solitary in Elizabeth Malaska’s When We Dead Awaken II, they are not alone.

Hung Liu’s Latest Exhibition Tackles Race, Gender and Immigration

Hung Liu—a prolific Chinese émigré artist that is known for her paintings taken from historic Chinese photographs—explores her identity as a Chinese women and immigrant in her latest exhibition, Daughter of China: Resident Alien.

Q&A: Suicide Kale’s Brittani Nichols, Jasika Nicole and Brianna Baker on Making Film More Inclusive

SuicideKale is a low-budget, LGBT-centered indie feature film defying Hollywood’s norms. Actors Brittani Nichols, Jasika Nicole, and Brianna Baker spoke with Ms. about diversity and inclusion in media.

The Missed Opportunity for “Bridget Jones’s Baby”

Maybe, in another’s decade’s time, Hollywood will finally be ready to show us dynamic, complex portrayals of women.