Mass Media Has Failed Us Once Again

The mass media has failed to cover Standing Rock. While they were silent, independent and community media stepped up.

Celebrating the Bravery of Female Journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation is honoring Mabel Cáceres, Stella Paul, Janine di Giovanni and Diane Rehm this year.

Why I Make Queer Video Games

Balancing humor with the challenges that the LGBTQ family faces is one of the most satisfying and terrifying challenges I’ve taken up—and I’m committed to it because the LGBTQ community deserves to be seen in games and feel seen when they play them.

Feminism at Versailles

We spoke with three of Versailles’ female leads about women in 17th century France and strong female characters.

Across TV Platforms, Women Remain Underrepresented On- and Off-Screen

Research released this week reveals that women still have very far to go in the fight for equality on the small screen.

She’s the Scariest Female Villain on TV—Because She Lacks a “Female Sensibility”

Wentworth‘s Joan Ferguson has no politics, no sensibility, no empathy and no fear. All she has in an insatiable thirst for power and revenge that cannot be contained by prison walls.

Gretchen Carlson’s Sexual Harassment Suit Could Be a Tipping Point

Carlson’s immense courage in coming forward against the powerful Fox News will not be forgotten—and she herself hopes to inspire women across political divides to stand up against sexist treatment in the workplace.

Leadership Lessons from Equity’s Women of Wall Street

The new financial drama Equity is a living, breathing illustration of the gender bias delineated in AAUW’s research report on women in leadership.

Activists Are Calling for Fox News to Take Action Against Sexual Harassment

A new petition calls for the release of the findings of a recent internal review of sexual harassment claims against Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes.

Q&A: UnReal’s Meagan Tandy On Feminism, Discrimination and Beauty Pageants

Ms. got the chance to speak with Tandy about her career, being a woman in Hollywood, her past experiences in pageantry, and her recent efforts to improve the confidence and self-awareness of teenage girls through her “Girl Talk” workshop series.