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.

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.

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.

These 10 Quotes Exemplify the Feminism of “Gilmore Girls”

To celebrate the upcoming Netflix revival of one of our favorite feminist shows, Gilmore Girls, let’s take a moment to honor some of its smartest quips.

“Agent Carter” Mattered Because Representation Matters

The passion behind Agent Carter is notable less for its enthusiasm for the show itself but for the importance of what it represents in current media.

Taking a Closer Look at Yara Greyjoy and Lesbian Representation on Game of Thrones

The reveal and development of Yara Greyjoy’s sexuality deserves not only applause, but also some serious thought and questioning.