Features related to gender

A still from ‘The New Public’ (Courtesy of the filmmakers.)
November 12, 2013 | Blog

A new documentary captures the struggles faced by a Brooklyn public school in an impoverished neighborhood. Continue reading

Texas Votes
October 23, 2013 | Blog

The law seems more focused on stopping the state’s changing demographics from affecting election outcomes than it is on stopping voter fraud. Continue reading

Puerto Rico Homeless
September 27, 2013 | Blog

The annual release of the Census poverty data is the one day the mainstream media will discuss poverty. But here are five other important findings you might have missed that week. Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., waves to supporters after making her a victory speech in Madison, Wisconsin. Baldwin defeated former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, to become the nation's first openly gay senator. November 2012. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
November 9, 2012 | Blog
In Tuesday's elections, a record number of women were elected to serve in the Senate -- part of a larger, ongoing shift in the Democratic Party.
Gloria Steinem, writer and women's rights activist, is shown. January 1971. (AP Photo)
March 30, 2012
An excerpt from Gloria Steinem's Moving Beyond Words
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March 29, 2012 | Guests