Taking My Son To See Wonder Woman Was Just As Important As Taking My Daughter

In Trump’s America, our girls—and possibly, more importantly, our boys—need strong female role models.

Q&A: Cait Johnson and Judith Arcana on Abortion in Media and Making Ask for Jane

“Ask for Jane” tells the story of The Jane Collective, a group of women who helped others obtain abortions before Roe. We talked to the filmmaker and one of the Janes themselves about why it matters, now more than ever.

The Feminist Promise of Wonder Woman

In a world plagued by wars, terrorist acts and misogyny, the mythical existence of a Wonder Woman provides cathartic release and a fulfilling fantasy that our womanhood is a source of strength and leadership.

Feminists Respond to Wonder Woman

Feminists have a lot to say about Wonder Woman—and what it means to finally see her waging her fight for justice and equality in theaters.

When Will Wonder Woman Be a Fat, Femme Woman of Color?

Wonder Woman has come a far way. In all her majesty, she still has far to go.

Becoming Wonder Woman

I hatched a plan: I would wear her magic belt. I would save people from the bad guys. I would never feel scared again.

The Wonder Woman Franchise Should Celebrate its Multi-Racial Roots

Wonder Woman provided hope for me that women may someday be valued and no longer underestimated. I wonder what might have happened if I had also gotten a chance to get to know Wonder Woman’s black twin sister, Nubia.

Q&A: Amy Brenneman on Defining—and Devoting Herself to—Feminism

“Calling myself a feminist says to the world that my life’s work is to speak for all those whose voices are drowned out.”

Q&A: Alysia Reiner on Using The “F” Word

“I don’t know if I actually truly knew what the ‘F’ word meant till I went to the Women’s March… Then and there I knew in every cell of my body.”

Q&A: Filmmaker Roberta Staley on Women in Media and Gender Equality in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is not an easy place to be a woman—but Roberta Staley sees hope via the increasing participation of women in Afghan media.

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