Tag Archives : Meryl Streep

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The Wednesday Five: Best Longreads of the Week

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five we share with you the best Longreads of the week with features on legendary Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown, how Meryl Streep won her first Oscar, pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin, the slapstick anarchists of “Broad City," and Lifetime as one of the best places in Hollywood for women.
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Film & Television

Movie Review: ‘Suffragette’: Well Done, Sisters

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Women’s rights are a complicated subject. They were in 1913; they are today. And, 'Suffragette' is a complicated, richly detailed period piece, but the struggle it dramatizes — and the very real danger its characters face — is always present. There isn’t much time for tea and crumpets when you have mailboxes (not to mention politicians’ country houses) to blow up.

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The Wednesday 5: Women in the News

By Women's Voices For Change
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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Women Making History Month: Equality Now?

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Reading about horrors even contemporary women face used to make me feel helpless. Then I discovered that there IS something I can do . . . in at least a few of those internationally scandalous abuse cases.

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Fashion & Beauty

Oscars 2012: The Morning After

By Women's Voices For Change
It was hard to find a moment free of sexism. But there were Meryl, Octavia, and "Saving Face." Before that good news came Billy Crystal, and before then the red carpet pre-show, and the WVFC team was in full-throated chorus about all of it.
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