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Leslie Wolfe, Second Wave Feminist Who Fought for Inclusion of All Women, Dies at 74

Ms. Wolfe sought AIDS treatment for women in the 1980's and researched gender and racial bias on the SAT exam as head of a think tank. She pursued equality for women, particularly women of color, as a longtime leader of the Center for Women Policy Studies in Washington. Ms. Wolfe’s work began in the thick of feminism’s second wave. She [...]

2017-12-11T14:12:32+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

WBAI’s Multicultural Feminist Radio Show on Kate Millett, Sun. Dec. 3 at 6pm

On Sunday, December 3, 6-7 PM on WBAI at 99.5 FM (streaming at wbai.org), Joy of Resistance: Multicultural Feminist Radio at WBAI will play excerpts from the recent celebration of the life of Kate Millett. We will also interview Kathie Sarachild, a pioneer feminist who will help to put Millett's work in historical context. After the show, you can [...]

2017-12-03T16:27:27+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Memorial Service to be Held for Kate Millett, November 9 in NYC

A Memorial Service for our beloved Kate Millett - feminist pioneer, writer, artist and visionary - will be held on November 9, from 2-4 pm at the Fourth Universalist Society (Unitarian Universal Church), 160 Central Park West (at 76th Street), New York City, 10023. Among the speakers and performers at the memorial service will be Gloria Steinem, Yoko Ono, [...]

2017-11-01T18:56:15+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Event, News|

Myrna Lamb, Feminist Playwright, Dies at 87

The New York Times, September 22, 2017, by Neil Genzlinger. Myrna Lamb, a feminist playwright in an unwelcoming era, put the tenets of second-wave feminism in front of theater goers in provocative works that were staged at the Public Theater in Manhattan and elsewhere. She died on Sept. 15 in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. She was 87. Her daughter Joellen [...]

2017-09-25T15:24:22+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Feminist Reunion 2017 – Four New Videos from the Event

As part of our reporting on the Feminist Reunion 2017: "We Will Not Go Back!", held in New York on June 10, we are pleased to present four videos from the event, filmed by Liza Bear: Feminist Reunion 2017: Part 1: "Welcome Troublemakers!" Feminist Reunion 2017: Speak Out, Part 2: "We're Still Here!" Feminist Reunion 2017: Speak Out, Part 3: [...]

2017-09-07T10:02:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

On the Passing of Kate Millett

It is with enormous sadness that we announce the death of our longtime friend, pioneer feminist and author of SEXUAL POLITICS, Kate Millett. She died this morning in Paris of cardiac arrest. Kate would have been 83 this week. It is impossible here to recount and pay tribute to all of Kate's many, many groundbreaking contributions to feminist theory and [...]

2017-09-20T17:44:52+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

“Heather Booth: Changing the World” — Inspiring Documentary Film Premiers in LA

From huffingtonpost.com | July 28, 2017 By Peter Dreier Over the past half century, Booth has improved the lives of tens of millions of Americans who never knew her name. But if you’ve met Booth – if you’ve heard her give a speech, or participated in one of her training sessions for organizers, or sat around a table with her [...]

2017-07-31T20:52:18+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Film, History, News|

The Women Who Built the New York Art World

From Artsy.net | July 6, 2017 By Alexxa Gotthardt Over the course of 10 years, between 1929 and 1939, four of New York City’s most iconic museums emerged in Manhattan: the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, The Frick Collection, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. These institutions are now world-famous. But their founders—predominantly women—are relatively unknown. During this [...]

2017-07-10T17:26:16+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Art, History, Women|

Fresh Thinking on History of Feminism

Class, timeline explore lesser-known narratives in movement’s rise From Harvard.edu | July 3, 2017 By Colleen Walsh | Gloria Steinem photo by Dori Jacobson-Wenzel For many, feminism just took a flying, sword-wielding leap with “Wonder Woman,” the new film in which Amazonian warrior-princess Diana of Themyscira serves as protector of the free world. The Patty Jenkins-directed movie, the first [...]

2017-07-06T14:23:34+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Feminism, History|