Lauren Zapf: Changing the Dialogue For Women Vets

Female vets must be recognized as contributing members of society, with valuable abilities and talents to bring into their communities.

BUY UP Index Changes the Score for Women Consumers

BUY UP Index is a mobile app which drills down on a “company’s demonstrated commitment to gender equality.”

“I’m Living in a Sacrifice Zone” — Women Speak Out for Climate Justice

WECAN co-founder and Executive Director Osprey Orielle Lake noted, “How we treat the earth is how we treat women. It’s a violent paradigm.”

Emily May Gives a Hollaback! Against Street Harassment

Emily May offered, “Street harassment will be with us a long as there are streets. It’s as old as the hills.”

Campus SaVE Act Responds to College Campus Sexual Violence

There is an important backstory to the fight for protecting students from sexual violence. It dates back to 1986, when 19-year-old student Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dormitory room at Lehigh University.

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.