The Feminist Factor | By Eleanor Smeal
As we move forward after the elections of 2012, it's time to acknowledge that it wasn't just women who made a critical difference in reelecting President Barack Obama, but feminists.
Here's to the Women Who Won | By Anita Little
Cheers for the new women in Congress, but we're a long way from gender parity.
Sarah Weddington: Still Arguing for Roe | By Michele Kort
The woman who argued Roe v. Wade remembers both the triumph and the backlash.
Homeland Insecurity | By Jake Blumgart
Did conservative political pressure shove the investigation of right-wing, anti-abortion extremism under the rug at America's top protection agency?
Back to the Kitchen | By Maria McGrath
Today's proponents of a natural-food "revolution" sometimes forget history — and return us to patriarchal fantasies of happy housewives at their hot stoves.
The Hardest Hit | By Martha Burk
Women would be most punished by federal spending cuts.
Feminist High | By Ileana Jimenez
How to teach women’s studies before college.
Saving Mother From Herself | By marge Piercy
New fiction from a longtime favorite: A woman resists her family’s efforts to clean up what they consider her
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson on Harilyn Rousso’s Don’t Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back
Janell Hobson on Jeanne Theoharis’ The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Erin Aubry Kaplan on Jamaica Kincaid’s See Now Then
Elaine Bernstein Partnow on Suzanne Braun Levine’s How We Love Now: Women Talk About Intimacy After Fifty
Joan Steinau Lester on Barbara Ransby’s Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson
Great reads for Winter 2013
Feminist films available for home viewing.
Women With Gavels | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Nancy Pelosi isn't the only one wielding power in the new Congress.