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The Art of 800 Words

International reporter, Jennifer Mattson, will lead a writing workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Mills College in Oakland. Mattson, who covers international news, women’s issues, and arts and culture—and has formerly worked as a network news producer for CNN and NPR, among others—will discuss READ MORE

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The Two Women Talking Test

UPDATE: 16 September 2014 The MacArthur Foundation just named Alison Bechdel in its 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows. She is one of 21 “exceptionally creative individuals being recognized for a track record of achievement and the potential for significant contributions … READ MORE

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Big Gains for Women & Minorities

American voters rejected big money influence when much of the one billion dollars spent by outside groups proved to be ineffective. The 2012 election, however, reaped huge gains for Democrats, progressive women, minorities, and the environment. Voters in Missouri, Massachusetts, … READ MORE

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Hear Me Now?

As a feminist who came of age in the 70s I’ve spent much of my life trying to upend the status quo that simultaneously diminishes the challenges women and girls face and trivializes our actions and accomplishments. I’ve long since … READ MORE

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