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Womens History Month 2012

What Do Women Artists Think of Women's History Month?

Kelly Darke | Posted 06.02.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Darke

We need to acknowledge that women artists have made an impact in the art world and paved the way for newer generations because of their high quality work, not just because they are women.

10 Women We Should All Know

Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

Kimberly Weisul & Connie Guglielmo | One Thing New For Women's History Month, we thought we'd write about a few women who should be household name...

STEM Fields: Where Are the Women?

Christine Bork | Posted 05.08.2012 | Chicago
Christine Bork

March isn't just about celebrating and honoring the great women of history, it's also about preparing girls and young women to make history tomorrow.

International Women's Day 2012: Latinas Who Are Breaking Barriers

Posted 03.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Last year, only one U.S. Latina made it into the "150 Women Who Shake the World" list compiled by the Women in the World Foundation and The Daily Beas...

Iron Petticoats and Darwin's Blunder

Deborah Swiss | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Deborah Swiss

For nearly a century, Australia's convict past was considered such a stain that convict records were systematically destroyed. The truth about Australia's convict women is finally surfacing.

WATCH: Attacks on Reproductive Health Rights Seen As An Attack On Mujeres

Posted 03.25.2012 | Latino Voices

The recent public debate over reproductive rights is not just a women’s issue. In Texas, it is also a Latina issue. Under Governor Rick Perry’...

'Slut' Limbaugh and the Virgin Queen

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Gregory

Newsflash: it's not 1558 or even 1958. A woman doesn't have to be a virgin or a wife to be respected, any more than a man's value as a citizen is defined by his sexual activity or marital status.

'I Look Back And I think, It Did Make A Difference': Exclusive Interview With Geraldine Ferraro

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.01.2012 | Women

"I look back and I think, 'It did make a difference.'" For women who watched Geraldine Ferraro accept her nomination for Vice President of the Unit...