FROM THE LATEST ISSUE
The Cherokee Word for Water
Wilma Mankiller, the first woman chief of the modern Cherokee Nation, died four years ago, but thanks to a determined effort by her family and friends, her legacy lives on in film. The Cherokee Word for Water is a featurelength narrative based on a major project Mankiller took on for the Cherokee Nation. The film, directed by Mankiller’s husband and longtime community development partner, Charlie Soap, follows a young Mankiller as she works to bring water to the rural Cherokee town of Bell, Okla. Read more...
FROM THE ARCHIVE
"Get Out of My Exam Room"
Ohio women and feminists across the nation fight back against outrageous anti-woman state restrictions and send legislators a simple message: "We Won't Go Back." Check out this in-depth update of how pro-choice activists are standing up for their rights and get on-the-ground reports of what you can do to fight back, too. Read more...
Fighting Street Harassment with Street Art
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has peppered walls in her Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood with
black-and-white drawings of brazenfaced
women accompanied by bold
slogans such as, “Women are not outside
for your entertainment.” Fazlalizadeh first thought to express her frustration at street sexism with paintings, but decided it would be more impactful to place the artwork in the where harassment occurs. Read more...
Sustaining a Movement
You might not know many of their names (yet), but important feminist philanthropists are definitely out there, and they’re trying to change not just women’s lives but the whole notion of “women’s philanthropy” — a concept that emerged in the 1980s. Read more...