[INTERVIEW] Gloria Steinem Answers BlogHers' Questions

When I got the chance to interview groundbreaking feminist activist and co-founder of both Ms. Magazine and The Women's Media CenterGloria Steinem, I knew I had to ask you: What would you ask Ms. Steinem, if you could? We asked here on BlogHer and on Facebook, and you brought the questions. And more via email. And more via Twitter. ...more
 @Elisa Camahort Inspired by Gloria... and, BlogHer!!more

What Would You Ask Gloria Steinem? I Will Ask Her For You This Thursday!

This year, to wrap up our Month of Awesome Women, I have the choice opportunity to interview Gloria Steinem, activist and feminist icon while she's in San Francisco for an evening with Gloria and young feminist leaders, sponsored by the Women's Media Center. [Tickets still available...check it out.]...more

You can read it (and it's very thoughtful, articulate and inspiring) more

My Top 6 Pies ... on Video

It's Friday night and I'm full of pie and feel like some mindless fun. Grab some popcorn (er, or pie) and settle in for my top six pie videos of all time ... 6 - Sweeney Todd, Worst Pies in London I'm not the world's biggest Sweeney fan but I do love this song. Here's Patti LuPone singing it on Broadway: ...more

Judd Apatow Puts on Some Panties

 Having turned 18 at the birth of the Sex and the City era, college and adulthood came at atime when sexual expression and alcohol could be worn like Girl Scout badges, proudly and with accomplishment. It was the best of times (that I could remember) and the worst of times (that were gladly hazy). The graduates of the millennium celebrated leaving the sophomoric comedy ofAmerican Pie and blissfully embraced the gratuitous ass shots of Will Ferrell. And just as quickly as we got on “double-secret-probation” in college,” we just as quickly matriculated from it. Now working stiffs and pissed off about having $160,000 in college debt, Judd Apatow appeared to ease our pain with raunchy and outrageous humor....more

Help Choose Nine Women To Run the World

By Carol Muske Dukes...more

Domestic Violence Awareness Month a Year After the Hudson Murders

Last year during national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and I mean exactly one year ago on October 28, 2008, I wrote about one of the most disturbing cases with a connection to domestic violence the nation had seen in a while. A tale of horror unfolded, the murders of the mother, brother and young nephew of acclaimed actress and singer Jennifer Hudson. The alleged perpetrator, her sister's estranged husband William Balfour, was later arrested. ...more

Amy I too am speechless.  Being beaten into submission hardly galvanizes the spirit for ...more

A Reaction to the Shriver Report: Women's Voices For Change

by Diane Vacca, for Women's Voices For Change ...more

I went through to Women's Voices for Change and read your most excellent article, then ...more

Gloria Steinem: It's Not a Man's World or a Woman's Nation

We at WVFC have been excited about Maria Shriver's A Woman's Nation project, which is being highlighted this weeek on NBC-TV. (At the bottom of the post, see Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talk to Shriver on the Today Show.) Look here tomorrow for word from our own Diane Vacca, evaluating the new report issued this week by Shriver and her team....more

Carey Graeber: Rediscovering Dorothy for All of Us

by Elizabeth Willse ...more

Women Connecting Across the Generational Divide: from Gloria Steinem to Courtney Martin

Consider these four women: Helen Thomas  -- 89 years old, a first-wave feminist who broke into the mens' club that was the Washington DC press corps, and has since covered every President since JFK. ...more