New York City has been home to many well known artists who have played a role in the story of 20th Century art. In a four-story brownstone in Park Slope, Brooklyn—a block from Prospect Park—I was able to sit down and speak with painter Kendall Shaw. At 88 years old, he may have slowed down, [...]
It hasn’t exactly been a stellar start to 2012 for American women. Rick Santorum’s theory that birth control is “harmful to women” would have Margaret Sanger spinning in her grave. Then there was Fox pundit Liz Trotta’s question to those who have been raped in the military, “What did you expect?” The landscape has appeared [...]
Repeatedly referenced as a “feminist icon,” Steinem often functions as a blank slate upon which others imprint their own anxieties, appreciation, disapproval or angry resentments.
The story’s trajectory follows Kathryn Bokovac from her discovery of trafficking corruption, complicity, and cover-ups through her efforts to report her findings—despite files of evidence disappearing and witness tampering.
Verbalized are all the unsaid thoughts that gnaw at mid-lifers from, “How did I get here?” to “Where am I going next?”
High on the list for examination was the link between women’s need to be safe from violence and economic self-sufficiency.
Reading “Click” will help one generation to understand and appreciate what experiences have informed another group of women—with personal histories other than their own.
As we move into a new decade, I can’t help looking over my shoulder at all the things I would like to leave behind.
Art movements, like their political siblings, are messy. People don’t agree, groups splinter, and history is up for grabs.
As long as the separate communities of women are siloed on the Internet, they will only be as strong as their individual voices and agendas.