A scholar, a World Bank economist teaming up with a novelist, and a fiery young activist attempt to write the next pages of the history of women’s rights.
The artist’s work has been canonized, and feminist slogans are enshrined on T-shirts, but where does that leave her? A retrospective at the Jewish Museum takes us on her journey.
Ms. Lucas, whose career survey is on view at the New Museum, was part of a punk-era correction around class and gender. Now, with disintegrating borders and fluid genders, her art is being tested.
A growing canon of female-centered science fiction looks at questions of gender inequality, misogyny and institutionalized sexism.
“Good and Mad,” by Rebecca Traister, and “Rage Becomes Her,” by Soraya Chemaly, argue that women’s anger is unappreciated as a catalyst for political change.
In “Gloria: A Life,” Ms. Steinem will be portrayed by Christine Lahti, who isn’t shy about making suggestions about moments that belong in the script.
The television broadcast was cheery as ever and rebranded to address criticism. But behind the scenes, there’s a “kind of a civil war” brewing.
“Black people will be free,” said Ms. Franklin, who throughout her career remained passionate about progress for African-Americans and women.
She helped shape new ways of thinking about Jewish identity, including challenging the Zionist notion that Israel must be honored as the homeland.