CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Wants to Tell the Story of the American Woman

In a new CNN series, Brooke Baldwin tells the stories of eight game-changing women who have shattered glass ceilings and stereotypes.

Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year is “Feminism”

According to Merriam-Webster, lookups for “feminism” increased 70 percent in 2017—spiking during the Women’s Marches, the release of the Handmaid’s Tale and Wonder Woman and the launch of the re-invigorated #MeToo movement.

Monuments Matter: Seeking Sacred Space to Remember Women’s History

In Central Park, 23 statues commemorate figures like Beethoven, Bolivar and even Balto, a sled dog—but none remember women. Pam Elam and Coline Jenkins set out to do something about it.

The Keeper of Women’s Stories

By making Sylvia Plath’s work available for mass consumption, Karen Kukil has given voice to her intelligence, humor and passion.

We’ve Been Here Before: Revisiting Anita Hill’s Testimony in the Midst of #MeToo

Now, with damning allegations against men in both parties who serve in some of the nation’s highest offices, America faces a crossroads. Will we repeat the mistakes of 1991? Or will we finally hold powerful men accountable?

Band of Sisters: Gloria Steinem and Yoko Ono Join Hundreds to Remember Kate Millett

“I wouldn’t have missed this revolution, not for love or money. I remain forever loyal to that moment in time, that collective awakening, which set me free from my former life as a girl.”

Rest in Power: Remembering Linda Nochlin’s Revolutionary Retelling of Art History

As Linda Nochlin coolly proved nearly half a century ago, even academic inquiry can be an act of revolution.

Honoring Trailblazing Female Firsts in an Age of Resistance

In the heart of the Brooklyn Museum, between Picasso’s “Woman in Gray” and Monet’s rippled river in “Islets at Port-Ville,” landmark women from many fields traded stories on Thursday.

The Nasty Women of Silent Cinema

The nasty women of silent cinema represent crucial traces of feminist media culture from the early twentieth century—and reveal the power of new media to make visible transformative notions of femininity and female identity.

Transformation of Consciousness

This year marks the 40th anniversary of two intersecting milestones in the feminist movement: the founding of the National Women’s Studies Association and the “Black Feminist Statement” issued by the Combahee River Collective.

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