AAPI teens started Dear Asian Youth and podcast Dear Asian Girl to cover issues related to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
It’s easy to think about gender representation theoretically—but you really don’t understand just how much you’re missing until you see the opposite triumphantly rocking out in front of you. This is one of gifts of Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls LA.
Inclusion Rider is a contract provision designed to help hold studios accountable for inclusive hiring practices.
“We have always had systemic change as the goal. The question being what tools could we put out there to help make the industry be more equitable, be more inclusive, be more accessible.”
Sheba Karim, author of “Skunk Girl” and the forthcoming “The Marvelous Mirza Girls,” discusses New Delhi, raising daughters, and combatting hate and authoritarianism—all of which feature prominently in her fast paced, political, adventure-packed romance.
In her debut memoir, “I’ve Had One Too,” Anna Wood demystifies what abortion can look like. Moving beyond the stark binaries of pro-choice and pro-life, she brings readers along her personal journey to come to terms with her decision to have an abortion.
“In Our Mothers’ Gardens”—the new documentary by debut filmmaker Shantrelle P. Lewis, from Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY films—is a deeply personal film exploring the relationships between Black mothers and daughters.
Each month, I provide Ms. readers with a list of new books being published by writers from historically excluded groups. Let’s get to this month’s list of 35 titles. Happy Spring!
“We live with the myth that our careers should be linear, that messing up is like landing on the wrong spot in Chutes and Ladders: One god-awful day and we’ll be sent plunging downward. In reality, our career paths can zigzag and bump along—it doesn’t mean we’ve gone down a chute,” writes Jessica Bacal.
Despite women making history in the top categories at the Oscars, the number of female nominees in the 18 non-acting categories increased by only two percentage points this year, according to a Women’s Media Center analysis.
“Media frames our democratic debate, interprets and amplifies our policies and our politics. Media tells us who has power and who matters.”
Change starts with recognizing the people behind the byline. All year, join us on the last Thursday of the month to learn The Story Behind Her.
This week, meet Nicole A. Childers—an executive producer on Marketplace. Childers is also member of IWMF’s new Next Gen Safety Trainers program—which aims to train a cohort of women and non-binary people to counter the disparity that exists in the security advising and training space, currently dominated by cisgender, white men.