The Art Perspective: Transition Art

By Linda Stein, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine....more

Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary: Suggested Reading

By Anna Platt and the Feminist Press, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.Complaints and Disorders (Second Edition) by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English ...more

“Jollywood,” Afghanistan – Teenage Girls Create And Perform Their First Play

By Sahar Muradi, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.In eastern Afghanistan under the glow of an April sun and the sweet scent of orange blossoms, a small revolution begins. Six young women, ranging in age from 13 to 19, huddle in the basement office of a local civil society organization and brainstorm ideas for a play by women about women -- and for women.Just a week earlier, they had taken their first theater workshop ever. ...more

How My Friend From Kabul Escaped an Honor Killing and Saved Her Life – So Far

By Mahnaz Rezaie, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.I am from Afghanistan. I am now an undergraduate student on scholarship at an American college. I was on campus last Sunday when I read – and agonized over – an article on the front page of The New York Times about the attempted “honor killing” of an Afghan teenager....more
Inshallah, your friend remains safe. Her courage is remarkable and I pray she and Khalid can ...more

Military Women Thankful as SWAN Combats Sexual Abuse

By Jamie J. Hagen, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.The world may be concentrating on General Petraeus’ dalliance. But the real story of sexual misbehavior in the military is far broader – and far more serious and damaging to so many of our women and men who serve. SWAN, the Service Women’s Action Network, is one organization that knows the real scenario. It advocates for the 2.5 million women who make up 15 per cent of the United States military....more

The Book Corner: Women Define the Agenda, Find the Power

By Samuel Huber and the Feminist Press, cross-posted with permission from On The Issues Magazine....more

From Locker Room to Board Room: Women Inaugurate Queens College Athletics Hall of Fame

By Fiona Carmody, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.Queens, New York – “From locker room to boardroom is a very real concept,” says legendary Queens College women's basketball coach Lucille Kyvallos, who at 80 is now retired. “Those young women who participate in athletics, I think, have a better chance of doing things – doing better – in the business world and in their work professions.”...more

Sculptor Linda Stein Apologizes to the Girl She Bullied in Childhood

By Linda Stein, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.In eighth grade, I was a bully....more

FILM: Andrea Arnold takes in Wuthering Heights from Heathcliff’s point of view

By Alyssa Pelish, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine....more

Presidential Debate and the Twenty Year Gender Gap: Carole Simpson On 1992

By Barbara Fischkin, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine....more