Topics :: women and girls

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Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Center Present Screening of 'Letter to Anita'

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
On Saturday, January 24, Standout Productions and the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center will present a special, one-night-only screening of the award-winning documentary, "Letter to Anita," in their Renberg Theatre.

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Conservatives Try to Block Natl. Women's History Museum

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
The Religious Right is making one last attempt to block the creation of a new museum dedicated to American women's history, despite numerous failed efforts to derail the project.

IFUW Affirms Girls' Education on Human Rights Day

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
On December 10, Human Rights Day, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) draws global attention to the fundamental human right to education, which directly enhances sustainable development and is a critical means to combat poverty.

Columbia University Donates $1M for Mental Health for DV Victims

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced a $1 million donation from the Chapman Perelman Foundation in support of a new program that will provide mental health services to victims of domestic violence.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

'Female Force' Comic Honors Activists Including Gloria Steinem

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
Bluewater Productions "Female Force" -- a comic book celebrating female empowerment while exploring the life stories of powerful women -- will release the 96-page graphic novel "Female Force - Activists."

Girls Portray Female Heroes in 'Because We Can' Project

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
Photographer Eunique Jones dressed young girls as influential, accomplished and powerful figures of women's history alongside famous quotes, to build their self-esteem.

Catholic School Says 'No Way' to Ellen Page Film About Gays

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Well, forget about being Christlike. A Catholic boys' school has come under fire after they refused to let the film "Freeheld" be filmed there, because stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page play a lesbian couple.

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