“Nancy Drew” brings familiar stories to the small screen, and “The Sky is Pink” brings a moving and true tale to big ones.
It’s time that we live in a world where people are judged by their worth, not their gender. It’s that belief that fuels my work.
A gifted writer and skilled editor, Toni Morrison helped build the foundations on which African American and women’s literature have flourished
Picks of the Week is Women and Hollywood’s newest resource. W&H writers are often asked for recommendations, so each week they’ll spotlight the women-driven and women-made projects—movies, series, VOD releases and more—that they’re most excited about.
For generations, Jean Kilbourne’s documentary film Killing Us Softly: Advertising’s Image of Women has been transforming consciousness by revealing how the advertising industry promotes impossible beauty norms to make women insecure so they will buy products. To mark the 40th anniversary of the film, feminists across the generations gathered at Smith College to celebrate Kilbourne’s legacy.
Peer-to-peer marketing is nothing new, but Instagram has digitized, personalized and helped initiate conversations on a larger scale. It’s also become an increasingly popular place for new, convenient ways of accessing birth control to spread awareness.
On Friday, Clinton and Georgetown President John J. DeGioia presented awards to three women who are powerful voices for human rights in their international and local positions.
As I was choosing the 23 books for this month’s list, one major theme emerged: triumph. I didn’t intend to pick books that centered this theme so strongly, it just happened. But I am so glad it did because I need this fierce inspiration lately. I hope you find some in these like I did.
“How is this happening? How is this possible that people can send really specific death threats and that there is nothing being done? This project started so I could understand why and how that was happening. What were the systems that were allowing this to proliferate?”
“Transparent” comes to a musical end, “Judy” tells a harrowing true story and “Sister Aimee” takes us on an adventure.