On Meet the Press and in all political media, it is well-past time for an equitable representation of women as pundits and commentators.
Posts Categorized: Media Activism
A message to progressives who use sexist insults against women and right-wingers who try to distract and discredit NOW.
Women have made incredible strides in the 100 years since the first International Women’s Day, but the challenges ahead of us are extraordinary. The individual atrocities and indignities committed against women every day will not stop until the larger war against women is ended and full equality is guaranteed.
In support of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, taking place Feb. 20-26, 2011, the National Organization for Women Foundation’s Love Your Body campaign is encouraging women to speak up and speak out about body image — on camera. A unique video campaign, Let’s Talk About It, provides a space for women and girls to talk about struggles and success with body image.
Over the holidays, I finally got a chance to see the animated movie Tangled. I not only laughed at the jokes and enjoyed the fairy tale romp, but I left the theatre with the distinct impression that Disney has taken a few more baby steps on the path to feminism.
Sexist, misogynist attacks against women have no place in the electoral process, regardless of a particular candidate’s political ideology, states NOW President Terry O’Neill.
Wednesday, Oct. 20 marked the NOW Foundation’s 13th annual Love Your Body Day. With a message to love yourself and an imperative to eliminate dangerously unrealistic standards of beauty, our campaign remains urgent, relevant and inspiring to women and girls around the country — and even the world.
NOW President Terry O’Neill comments on California gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown’s apology to opponent Meg Whitman and calls for an end to anti-women hate speech.
As the comic strip Cathy retires, the dearth of women cartoonists becomes more noticeable.
It seems the only topic on which older and younger feminists can definitively agree is that we have opinions about young feminism. Older feminists are the most likely to get air time, which is unfortunate, indefensible, and yet understandable.