The Wednesday 5: A Few Brave Women

May 20, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday 5: one woman’s empowering decision to have a “nude” photo shoot, a mother’s moving photos of her inseparable little girls, it just might be that the art world’s obsession with youth is fading, five Indian women whose lives led to landmark judgments or laws, and how to talk to your kids about the contributions of African-American women.

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The Wednesday 5: Lists (not Binders) Full of Women

May 13, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday 5: women who did not “make it” until they were 40; seven women who could run for president; Fadumo Dayib, who could be Somalia’s first female presidential candidate; how women can take charge of their retirement; and a beautiful ode to our women astronomers.

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The Wednesday 5: Women in the News

April 22, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Meryl Streep fully funds a screenwriters’ lab for women writers over 40; more stars are making Hollywood a better place for women; a returning soldier surprises his son in the best use of a photobomb we’ve seen; a new company aims to make breast cancer gene testing less cumbersome and more affordable for women; and a list of 10 groundbreaking women of science we all need to know about.

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The Wednesday 5: Groundbreaking Women

April 15, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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“On Being,” with Krista Tippett; Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for president; 84-Year-Old Sylvia Weiner, first woman to run the Boston Marathon; another 84-year-old groundbreaker, Toni Morrison, publishes her 11th novel, “God Help the Child,” and Tina Packer’s new book traces how Shakespeare’s women evolved from simple caricatures to complicated and complex characters.

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The Wednesday 5: The Best of the Internet This Week

April 8, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Inside America’s subscription-box obsession, a new book, “Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photograph,” gives us a glimpse on the artist’s inner world; a village in India plants 111 trees each time a girl is born; a new VIDA study finds that male writers continue to dominate literary criticism; ‘Love Has No Labels’ will remind you why we love.

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Wednesday 5: The Best of the Internet This Week

April 1, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday 5: A new “Vogue India” initiative sets out to encourage Indian women to take control of their bodies; “The SEAMS” unveils its new podcast on the meeting of fashion and culture in Thailand, New York, and Mexico; the women on Instagram worth following; Dame Stephanie Shirley’s brilliant TED Talk; the movies all foodies must see.

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Wednesday 5: Spring Exhibition Guide

March 25, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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We look forward to another year of seeing more and more women continue to bloom and flourish on the museum and gallery walls. Here are our picks for upcoming shows, unveiling this spring, that feature Frida Kahlo, Björk, Yoko Ono, Marilyn Minter, and Pao Houa Her.

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Wednesday 5: On Aging

March 18, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday 5, we share a collection of some of this week’s best features on Aging.

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Wednesday 5: The Best of the Internet on ‘International Women’s Day’

March 11, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday 5, we selected some of the more notable features we came across as the world (and social media) celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8.

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Tech Tuesday: A Guide to the Best Music-Streaming Services Online

March 10, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

If you have a computer, smart phone, tablet, or digital home audio system, then accessing millions of songs is as simple as knowing what website to visit. This guide will walk you through the strengths and weaknesses of the best music-streaming services on the Internet, so that you can find the service that works best for you.

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Wednesday 5: Five Films on Brave and Courageous Women

March 4, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

In this week’s Wednesday 5 we honor the start of Women’s History Month with five documentaries (all available for streaming on Netflix) featuring the lives and stories of brave and courageous women.

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Wednesday 5: The Week’s Best in Women’s News

February 25, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Real questions for real women on the Awards’ red carpet; children’s books that celebrate Black History; a photographer and mother uses her photography to find the funny in parenting; and celebrating Women of the Civil Rights Movement at the White House.

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Wednesday 5: Women of Integrity

February 18, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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This week: appalling laws against women in 44 countries; Glamour magazine profiles 16 women who are changing the world for the better; recognizing the legacy of women during Black History Month; groundbreaking women in aviation and space; and a study reports that the percentage of women coaching college women’s teams is on a steep decline.

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Wednesday 5: Unconventional Stories About Love, Romance, and Sex

February 11, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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We culled the web for unconventional stories about love, romance, sex, and everything in between. We should warn you that some of these will make you feel warm and fuzzy, and some will make you cringe. Happy Valentine’s Day.

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Wednesday 5: National Magazine Awards—Journalism on Women’s Issues

February 4, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Among the articles nominated for this year’s National Magazine Awards is a stellar lineup of articles focusing on many of the issues that Women’s Voices prioritizes.

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