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On Int'l Women's Day, Women Farmers Key to Fighting Hunger

Marking International Women's Day 2015, leaders from the United Nations' three Rome-based food agencies gathered to remind the world that women farmers play a central role in achieving food and nutrition security.

Bowery Gallery Hosts "Future Feminism" Exhibition

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
The Future Feminists Collective will kick off their exhibition "13 Tenets of FUTURE FEMINISM" with a special benefit on Sept. 7 at New York City's Webster Hall, followed by a gallery show.

Twin Oaks Hosts Annual Women's Gathering

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
This year marks 30 years of women coming together for the Twin Oaks Women's Festival, with workshops, yoga, drumming, dance, song, sweat lodges, mud pits and more.

Lily Tomlin to Host Women’s Media Center 2013 Awards

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
The Women’s Media Center has tapped Lily Tomlin to host the 2013 Women’s Media Awards on Oct. 8 in New York City.

’Teen Mom’ Star Defines Feminism: ’You’re a Lesbian or Something?’

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 4
"Teen Mom" turned porn star Farrah Abraham is making headlines this week after the Miami New Times published a riveting interview where the former reality TV star confuses the word "feminism" with being a lesbian.

Feminists Cheer Pope’s Farewell in Paris Protest

Topless women activists pounded a huge church bell in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to "celebrate" the pope’s resignation.

2 Pussy Riot Members Flee Russia to Escape Arrest

Two members of the punk band Pussy Riot have fled Russia to avoid prosecution for a protest against Vladimir Putin that sent three of their band mates to prison, the group said Sunday.

Out Feminist Writer Jill Johnston Dies

CULTURE | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
Jill Johnston, a Village Voice dance critic and author of the seminal feminist book Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution, has died at age 81.

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