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How Abortion Narratives Are Changing in Hollywood
Amazingly, encouragingly, the subject is suddenly everywhere.
That Time Susan Sontag Did Something Stupid
She staged "Waiting for Godot" in 1993 Sarajevo. A Sontag biography raises current questions on what motivates social practice.
Women Take the Spotlight at Panorama Europe 2019
A striking through-line highlights this festival, now at NYC's Museum of the Moving Image.
‘Working Woman’: Humans First, Gender Second
Can women and men work together? Yes, says Israeli filmmaker Michal Aviad -- when the roots of sexual harassment are finally rooted out.
Pastors, Skaters, Lady Gaga: Vox’s Alissa Wilkinson on 2018’s Best Films
Vox's film critic joins CFR's Sean Douglass and Jose Solís to review their "favourite" movies of the year.
Impressionist Berthe Morisot Finally Gets Her Day
Recentering an intrepid Impressionist as equal to Monet and Renoir.
Sculptor Ruth Asawa Wires the World
An artist, educator and activist whose legacy is nothing less than a redefinition of sculpture.
Kavanaugh Wanted a Job — He Wasn’t Entitled to Due Process
If a man wants something badly enough, he'll assert the right to it, even if he doesn't have one.
Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All
A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.
What the Constitution Means to Me, You, and Mike Iveson
"Ruth Bader Ginsberg is essentially America's greatest superhero right now."
Video Games Need to Stop Hypersexualizing Female Characters
They've made notable strides in their representation of women. Why can't some franchises keep up?
Hannah Gadsby Just Killed Comedy As We Know It
First she shows how her jokes work. Then you're left appalled at why you laughed in the first place.
In ‘Mary Page Marlowe,’ Six Actors Create One (Un-) Exceptional Woman
In Tracy Letts' new play, meet a middle-class everywoman of the American Midwest.
‘Beauty Mark’: The First Film of the #MeToo Movement
A woman must find a way to seize the upper hand from the man who stole her innocence.
Melania Trump Needs No One To Save Her
Because she's exactly where she wants to be.
What I Learned Marching for International Women’s Day in Peru
Silent language: it is what the disenfranchised share.
Beyond the James Dean Mythology with Graham’s ‘Giant’
Looking back at the novel and the iconic Hollywood film, with its biting indictment of greed, misogyny and bigotry in Texas.
These 12 Words Erased Directors of Color at the Oscars
White feminism strikes again.
Six Women Allege Physical, Emotional Abuse at Dream Theatre Company
"Jeremy continues to email me from about 10 different addresses, with marriage proposals, suicide threats and pictures of his dick."
My Feminism Will Not Be Intersectional
Is an intersectional approach to identity ultimately helpful to the fight to preserve liberal democracy?