After Ms. Hammer came out in the 1970s, her films took a provocative and influential turn. “One of my goals,” she said, “was to put a lesbian on camera.”
Carol Gilligan, author of the feminist classic “In a Different Voice,” reminds us that we’re all humans.
Those who targeted the new superhero film were, in part, incited by comments made by its star, Brie Larson, who called it a “big feminist movie.”
From George Eliot and Mary Shelley to Joan of Arc and Coco Chanel, female icons from centuries past take the spotlight in three new books.
Cara Robertson’s “The Trial of Lizzie Borden” is a fresh telling of the Gilded Age murder case that captured worldwide attention and continues to exert a dark fascination.
The Getty Center will begin conservation on the painting, “Woman-Ochre,” but first — a party on Sunday
Rotten Tomatoes altered its audience participation parameters, and film festivals are dedicating a percentage of press passes to increase diversity.
Lynne Olson’s “Madame Fourcade’s Secret War” tells of a woman who led the fight against the Nazis while combating sexism among her colleagues.
“Last Days at Hot Slit,” edited by Johanna Fateman and Amy Scholder, collects work by the radical feminist who said her writing had to be “bolder and stronger than woman-hating itself.”