Re-Visioning Rich

Remembering and honoring Adrienne Rich’s journey is simultaneously a means of recovering and engaging with our recent feminist past.

Q&A: Mushkin Goldman’s Art Exhibition “Smile!” is Taking on the Catcall

I spoke with Mushkin Goldman on her motivation to curate “Smile!,” a vibrant, multigenerational all-women art exhibition on catcalling, gender performance and objectification of women.

“Love and Friendship” and the Enduring Appeal of Jane Austen

With new and delightfully surprising film adaptations like “Love and Friendship” and the unwavering idiosyncrasies of human nature, Austen shows no sign of slowing down in popularity or reach.

Melanie Martinez is Telling Teen Girls a New Story

Millions of girls now know her musical story of increasing confidence by heart—and see themselves reflected in it.

50 Years Later, Sister Corita’s Political Pop Art is Relevant As Ever

Sister Corita Kent is a Pop Art pioneer too often erased from the annals of modern art history. Now, she’s taking center stage.

Women in Hollywood Are Still Waiting for Progress

The growing call for an end to sexism in Hollywood—and even federal investigations—haven’t led to much progress.

J.Lo Shows Off Her Fierce Feminist Side in New Video

Oh hey there, feminist Jennifer Lopez! The singer released a video Friday for her new song, “Ain’t Your Mama,” and it’s shot through with messages of women’s empowerment. The video opens with Lopez’ character—a news anchor—in a phone booth, talking with a lover who can’t seem to get his act together. As she heads into work, […]

Liberating Words: “Blonde Moments”

The poems contained in this series, “Liberating Words,” came out of an interdisciplinary course for high school juniors at The Winsor School, an all-girls school in Boston. The course, “The Personal Is Political:  An Interdisciplinary Look at Feminism,” is co-taught by Libby Parsley, a history teacher, and Susanna Ryan, an English teacher. The second unit of the […]

Liberating Words: “Space”

The poems contained in this series, “Liberating Words,” came out of an interdisciplinary course for high school juniors at The Winsor School, an all-girls school in Boston. The course, “The Personal Is Political:  An Interdisciplinary Look at Feminism,” is co-taught by Libby Parsley, a history teacher, and Susanna Ryan, an English teacher. The second unit of the […]

Liberating Words: “Call to Action”

The poems contained in this series, “Liberating Words,” came out of an interdisciplinary course for high school juniors at The Winsor School, an all-girls school in Boston. The course, “The Personal Is Political:  An Interdisciplinary Look at Feminism,” is co-taught by Libby Parsley, a history teacher, and Susanna Ryan, an English teacher. The second unit of the […]