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More Women Directors “Good for Everyone”

by Kate Daniels, The WIP Director Last July, The WIP published #WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media followed by a Twitter Chat with […]

Arts & Culture, Feminism, Films & Documentaries, Gender Equality, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, Women Directors

The Trouble with Mother’s Day

Few harp on Mother’s Day. I have yet to hear holiday critics deconstruct the celebration as a consumerist ploy to further capitalism. But it is, and […]

Feminism, Gender Equality, Sexism, The WIP Talk

Women Communicating for Social Change is Way of Life

by Brittany Lane and Nükhet Kardam – USA – Entrepreneurship, or the process of starting a business or organization, has long been essential for healthy and […]

Business & Economy, Entrepreneurship, Feature Articles, Feminism, Social Change, The World, Women in Leadership

#WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media

by Rachel Feldman –USA– As a woman director who has been working in Hollywood for 30 years, banging the drum for gender equity behind the camera, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Media, Sexism, Social Change, United States, Women Directors

Cuba: Capitalism for You, Socialism for Us

by Ghazal Rahmanpanah –USA– For an island located a mere 93 miles from The United States of America, Cuba is the topic of much romanticism, exaggerated […]

Business & Economy, Cuba, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Politics & Democracy, The World

On Feminism, Identity & Latinas in Arts and Literature: An Interview with Cristy C. Road

by Andrea Dulanto –USA– In December 2012, Brooklyn-based artist and writer Cristy C. Road came back home to Miami to read at Sweat Records from her […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Cuba, Feature Articles, Feminism, LGBTQ, United States

Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Breaking the Silence

by Stephanie Koehler –USA– Stephanie Koehler is a journalist and photographer residing in California. She also is an advocate for the Rape Crisis Center. The vision […]

Arts & Culture, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Feminism, Human Rights, Mental Health, PTSD, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence

Being a Feminist in 2012 is a Tricky Business

by Meghan Lewis –U.K.– I can think of many greater threats to feminism than a photograph of a woman without make-up. In fact I fail to […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism, Media, Social Change, The Beauty Myth

Tolerance Toward Spousal Abuse in Egypt Persists Post Revolution

by Manar Ammar –Egypt– When Marwa* arrived at the hospital, her left arm was dangling beside her body like a lifeless piece of cloth. After examination, […]

Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence, Egypt, Feature Articles, Feminism, Human Rights, Social Change, The World, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights

And The Emmy Goes to…Feminism!

Amy Poehler may have been dressed in the typical glittery-to-the-nines fashion at Sunday’s 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards; but when it came to the typical social graces […]

Feminism, The WIP Talk

The Future of Feminism

What do you want the future of feminism to look like? Gloria Steinem posed the question. What do YOU think and what are you going to […]

Feminism, The WIP Talk

Feminist in Wonderland: The Women of Comic Con

by Andrea Dulanto –USA– When attending an event produced by Wizard World, it is hard not to feel a bit geeky. Currently on tour throughout the […]

Artists, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism