Gloria Steinem is a writer, author, activist and feminist icon who travels widely to raise awareness for the gender equity causes she helped pioneer. At age 85, Steinem says she has no intention of passing on her torch but instead…
Varda, who was a part of the French New Wave, challenged and charmed moviegoers in films that inspired generations of filmmakers.
By Jake Coyle, Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that there is a "deep, pervasive and relentless" pushback on women's rights and called for a fight to "push back against the pushback."…
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Brittney Cooper is a cultural theorist, author and professor. Her new book, “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower,” discusses the history of oppressive power structures and the intersection of race and feminism. She gives her brief but spectacular…
By Steve Goldbloom
By Gretchen Frazee
"When women enjoy their own sources of income, and the state guarantees social security in old age, illness, and disability, women have no economic reason to stay in abusive, unfulfilling, or otherwise unhealthy relationships," writes Kristen Ghodsee.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Rooted in protest during this time of uncertainty and anxiety, “Trickster Feminism” explores “what poetry can possibly do, especially in an urgent situation,” according to Anne Waldman.
In her first months of college, a young woman has a harrowing encounter with a male student -- and a life-changing one with an older, renowned feminist writer. Meg Wolitzer's "The Female Persuasion" is about friendship, womanhood, ambition, and other…
By Elizabeth Flock
Meg Wolitzer didn't mean to write a novel of the #MeToo movement. But her latest, "The Female Persuasion," explores issues around power, sexual assault, feminism and how women relate.
With the popularity of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, this massive altar to feminism, which artist and feminist educator Judy Chicago completed in 1979, is gaining renewed attention for its triumphs -- but also its problems.
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