Feminist Stories From Women’s Liberation: 1963-1970

Lee’s film yields a “complex and multilayered” account which she hopes will instruct her daughter, and future generations of girls, about the struggle that preceded them.

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist

It is Radycki’s premise that Modersohn-Becker was a “pioneer and groundbreaker,” one of the key early German modernists—the “missing piece in the history of modernist imagery.”

Redefining Cancer Survivorship

June 2 is National Cancer Survivors Day. For Karen Shayne and Judy Pearson, co-founders of the Women Survivors Alliance, it is also an opportunity to galvanize others to their 365 days-a-year mission. Shayne and Pearson have both survived cancer. They have joined forces to spearhead a global call to action, reframing the state of cancer […]

Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature” Speaks the Language of Girls

Ensler’s hope and goal is for each individual girl to “empower her authentic self.”

Another Look at Thyroid Shields and Mammograms

After numerous interviews, I learned why thyroid shields were not needed. In fact, they were considered a detriment to the mammogram process.

Domestic Violence: Everybody’s Issue

It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.

Naming the Shame That Can Cripple

“The more people come out and talk about shame, the less power it has.”

Hormones, Menopause and Vaginal Atrophy: A Primer for Self-Advocacy

“Women have different phases of life. A doctor still heavily focused on obstetrics may not be the best solution for an older woman’s concerns.”

“The Invisible War” — Documentary Spotlighting Rape in the Military Aims to Create National Awareness

Would anybody enlist if they knew a court ruling had put forth, “Rape is an occupational hazard of military service.”

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Women

The issues around health care for women go deeper than the nuts and bolts of what will and won’t be covered. At stake is gender discrimination that is evidenced in higher premiums for being a woman, lost maternity coverage, and denial of coverage due to gender-related pre-existing conditions.