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What the U.S. Can Learn from Wonder Woman

The new Wonder Woman movie is a smash hit. As of this week, it had generated more than $205 million in the U.S. alone, and a whopping $435 worldwide. …

Feminism

100 Hours of Neo-Domestic Performance Art at Glasshouse

Anya Liftig performing an homage to Ana Mendieta in 2012 at Glasshouse (all photos courtesy Glasshouse)Right now, as I write this, three performances …

The Chopped-Up Novels and Appropriation Poetry of an Artist and Bookmaker

<i>Sally Alatalo: Narrative in Revision</i>, installation view (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)In 1993, Chicago-based writer and book artist …

Meet the Feminist Putting Her Twist on Turkey's 700-Year-Old Craft

Seyda Carter is the only female shoemaker that she knows of in Turkey. And she learned out of stubbornness. “They thought that I was crazy,” she …

Shoes

Serena Williams: There's more to domestic violence than physical abuse

How can society prevent and fight domestic or intimate partner abuse? Traditionally, solutions tend to center on helping communities promote healthy …

One Girl's Mishap Led to the Creation of the Antibiotic Bacitracin

One day in May of 1943 seven-year-old Margaret Treacy was playing ball near her home in Upper Manhattan when she was hit by an ice truck. She broke a …

Medicine

Health Equity in Brazil

Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy<p>The effect of women's activism on public health in Brazil<p>Brazil's leadership role in the fight against HIV …

Public Health

LGBTQ History Comes Out of the Shadows in New U.K. Exhibition

Gay people have always existed—but they haven’t always been able to express their love without condemnation and even criminal penalties. Take …

LGBTQ

A Crowdfunding Effort Launches to Commemorate Khadija Saye, Artist Killed in London Inferno

Rest in Peace Khadija. Your power and peace and beauty will live on. You will be sorely missed. Heartbroken pic.twitter.com/DxO2zY8llC— Nicola Green …

Patricia Cronin, Shrine for Girls, Dublin // June 16–August 20, 2017

<b>Patricia Cronin</b><b><br>Shrine for Girls, Dublin</b> <br>June 16–August 20, 2017<p><b>The Lab</b><br>The LAB Gallery<br>Foley Street<br>Dublin<br>Ireland <b><br>Hours:</b> Monday–Sunday …

6 1/2 Weeks: Susanna Inglada – Ojos de Oro // June 22–August 6, 2017

<b>6 1/2 Weeks: Susanna Inglada – Ojos de Oro</b><br>June 22–August 6, 2017<p><b>Artist talk, performance, and DJ:</b> June 23, 6:30–10pm<p><b>Museum Folkwang</b><br>Museumsplatz …

Protecting Our Waters: Cohort 1 | CSO Associate Artists

1About the Project<p>1About the Project<p><b>Budget:</b> $190,000, $100,000, $80,000, AND $40,000. Budgets are inclusive of artist fee, travel, and …

Wonder Woman: Awesome Movie, Awful Gender Politics

<i>Wonder Woman</i>’s box-office dominance is no surprise. The lead character is the most iconic of superheroines, and the movie is hugely enjoyable: …

Feminism

Survived and Punished - Toolkit - Page 1

#SurvivedandPunished: Survivor Defense as Abolitionist Praxis. A Collaborative Toolkit created by Love and Protect | Survived and Punished.

Survivor

#SURVIVEDANDPUNISHED

These are survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence whose survival actions have been <b>criminalized</b>. Some are still in prison, some are confined to …

Women of Color

Amazon.com

Books for Paris Knox<p>Paris Knox is a 38 year old Black mother who has been incarcerated for 13 of a 40 year sentence for defending her life and her …

Paris Knox - Survived and Punished

Here's how the Senate's draft health care plan could affect reproductive services

Published 5m ago on<p>by Claire Lampen<p>ShareEmail<p>Republican senators have finally unveiled their secrecy-shrouded iteration of their suggested Affordable …

ObamaCare

In Search of Miss Ruthless // July 1–September 10, 2017

<b>In Search of Miss Ruthless</b><br>July 1–September 10, 2017<p><b>Opening:</b> June 30, 7–9pm<p><b>Para Site</b><br>677 King’s Road<br>22/F, Wing Wah Industrial Building<br>Hong Kong<p>Amna …

Hong Kong

Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’ Controversy and What We Expect From White Directors

The thriller, set in the Antebellum South, has come under fire for its lack of black characters—including removing a slave who featured in the original. Is the backlash warranted?<p>Pretty women are a wonder to Sofia Coppola. Sitting in the window. Standing on a stair. At their mirrors. In their …

Sofia Coppola

12 fascinating facts about feminist icon Nancy Drew

At the age of 16, Nancy Drew rescued her abducted father, busted up a “nature cult” that looked a lot like the Klu Klux Klan, and wrangled herself a …

Publishing

Swipe This!: My friend’s faux #feminist persona makes me bonkers

<i>“Swipe This!” is a new advice column about how to navigate human relationships and connections in an age when we depend so heavily on technology.</i> …

Laëtitia Badaut Haussmann La Politesse de Wassermann

June 25–September 3, 2017<p><b>Opening:</b> June 24 <b><br>Finissage:</b> September 3<p><b>Maison Louis Carré</b> <br>2 chemin du Saint-Sacrement<br>78490 Bazoches-sur-Guyonne<br>France<p>T +33 …

A Single Woman Is a Witch: Battling to Save the Art Environment of Mary Nohl

MILWAUKEE — From the 1400s to the 1700s, many thousands of individuals, mostly women, were burned, hanged, or drowned as witches in the United States …

A Photographer Remixes Her Family Photos into Cryptic New Moments

Collage from <i>Sarah Tulloch: ObjectImage</i> (courtesy the artist and Daylight Books)Family photographs are intended as tools of memory, yet over the …

Mormon girl gives affirming testimony about being lesbian. Man asks her to sit down.

betweenAt "an unspecified Mormon ward somewhere in Utah" on May 7, 12-year-old Savannah stood up in front of her entire church to say some affirming …

LGBTQ

12 Girls Create Solar-Powered Tent to Tackle Homelessness

They didn't know how to sew. They didn't know how to code. They didn't know how to solder. And they had never used a 3D printer before. But 12 girls …

Education