House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this weekend became the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Ukraine since the start of Russia’s invasion, after she led a small delegation of Democratic lawmakers on an unannounced visit to Kyiv. She described the trip as a “solemn opportunity and extraordinary honor.”
These 10 brilliant women scientists, researchers and medical professionals have been at the forefront of the rapid development of the COVID vaccines.
In the male-dominated field of stand-up comedy, it’s rare to find spaces that champion the development of female comics. That’s why we love Carolyn Castiglia: a performer, writer, producer, director and teacher committed to creating spaces where women thrive.
Castiglia gave Ms. 10 tips she tells her students to orient themselves in the space of comedy and develop their own point of view.
“We have spent our entire lives working towards our future, and without our input and without our consent, our control over that future has been stripped away from us.”
“A little while before we went into lockdown, a boy in my class came up to me and said that his dad told him to stay away from Chinese people,” said The Linda Lindas’ drummer Mila, 10, into her microphone. “After I told him I was Chinese, he backed away from me. Eloise and I wrote this song about that experience.”
Aza Comics, owned by writer and creator Jazmin Truesdale and known for its roster of multicultural female superheroes, has created a tribute video covering 100 years of women’s history to celebrate Women’s History Month.
“When the penalty for rape is less than the penalty for abortion after the rape, you know this isn’t about caring for women and girls. It’s about controlling them.”
Released online and in-print on Sept. 21, GEN-ZiNE’s most recent issue constitutes an “Election Guidebook,” amplifying young perspectives on hot-button issues, and connecting readers during a period of isolation and change.
Katherine Burgess always found media coverage of her female athlete inspirations to be lacking, to say the least. So she decided to call it out.
Burgess, who is a graphic designer, has created a series of visual representations of this gender disparity in sports reporting, which she’s shared on social media.
The American Civil Liberties Union is dedicating a full-page ad to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who first rose to national prominence as an ACLU lawyer fighting for equal rights for women. The organization will also be dedicating the ACLU Center for Liberty as the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Liberty Center in Justice Ginsburg’s honor.