This International Women’s Day, Americans should take a look in the mirror.
by Sarah Stuteville
I once spent a March 8th in Mexico and was surprised to find the streets filled with parades and vendors selling giant teddy bears in celebration of International Women’s Day. Random people greeted me with a cheerful “Feliz dia de la mujer.” International Women’s Day isn’t such a big deal here in the US, and […]
Mar 8, 2012
Scotland wants a breakup, misogynist schooled on sexism, cats turned copters
by Sara McCaslin
Scotland launches breakup campaign after 300-year relationship with England There’s nothing worse than ending a long-term relationship. You have to tell your friends and family and decide who’s going to keep that TV you went halfsies on. But that’s just what the Scottish National Party wants after successfully initiating a referendum for Scottish Independence. However, […]
Oct 18, 2012
Women (not zombies) take over SAM: Elles exhibit pairs spectacular art with cynical marketing
by alma khasawnih
Oh my god! Run! Women are taking over the Seattle Art Museum! SAM is currently running two related exhibitions devoted to female artists from around the globe. The first Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris is a selection of the 200 works that were exhibited at Centre Pompidou in France since 2009. This […]
Oct 23, 2012
South Asian take on Vagina Monologues challenges sexual taboos
by Sudha Nandagopal
In a year marked by a political “War on Women” and a spate of sexual violence in India, it’s time for an open dialogue that challenges cultural taboos about sex.
May 8, 2013
Simple feminine-hygiene kits empower girls
by Sarah Stuteville
Days for Girls International provides feminine-hygiene kits for girls in parts of the world without access to commercial products.
May 9, 2014
ISIS brutality toward women a shocking symptom of a larger disease
by Ibtihal Mahmood
A video of ISIS stoning a woman to death last month shocked the world. Having grown up in the region, I wasn't that surprised to see it.
Nov 18, 2014
Sudeshna Sen explores feminist themes in crime-based short
by Rayna Stackhouse
Seattle filmmaker Sudeshna Sen reflects on her feminist influences, as her first short "Julia's Farm" gets released.
May 5, 2015
‘The Unicorn Files’ busts the myth that girl geeks don’t exist
by Reagan Jackson
'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.
Jun 18, 2015
How American women can take back International Women’s Day
by Julia-Grace Sanders
It may not get much attention in the U.S., but International Women's Day means a lot for these. visitors from Indonesia, China and Puerto Rico.
Mar 7, 2016
#ShoutYourAbortion anniversary event shows strengths of emerging movement
by Melissa Lin
One year after the start of the social media hashtag, #ShoutYourAbortion is developing into an inclusive women's health and women's rights movement.
Sep 15, 2016
Against bystanding violence
by Hollis Wong-Wear
Doing nothing — standing by — is its own violence.
Sep 26, 2016
Muslim women have plenty to say, no permission required
by Aliah Elaoud
Young women who wear the hijab speak out against stereotypes.
May 25, 2017