“The work is a commentary on the age I have lived in. I am a documentarian, recording the critical moments of my life and those of society.”
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.
While his father’s side of the family inspired a progressive path for Shaw, his mother was aghast at his choice—at age 26—to travel to New York City to study with Stuart Davis.
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.