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Filmmaker Irene Lusztig Brings Feminist Doc to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Filmmaker Irene Lusztig Brings Feminist Doc to the Wex

Filmmaker Irene Lusztig accompanies her film Yours is Sisterhood to the Wexner Center for the Arts this Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. The documentary examines feminism across the decades as women from around the United States read letters written in the 70s and early 80s to the editors of Ms. Magazine. This is one […]

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Writer & Cultural Critic Roxane Gay on Feminism, Intersectionality, Privilege

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Writer & Cultural Critic Roxane Gay on Feminism, Intersectionality, Privilege

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio threw their annual Keyholder event on Wednesday, May 16, featuring several local speakers as well as author and essayist Roxane Gay (Hunger, Bad Feminist) and actor/producer/writer Geena Davis (A League of Their Own, Thelma & Louise). Gay and Davis engaged in a candid conversation, covering everything from the first […]

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The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio Presents “Keyholder 2018: Real Stories, Real Change”

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio Presents “Keyholder 2018: Real Stories, Real Change”

Keyholder is the biggest night of the year. It’s where we come together as storytellers. Where stories of the change-makers, the disrupters, and the influencers are told. We fill the Ohio Theatre with 2,500 of us connected, ignited, and fiercely committed to gender equality. This year two powerful storytellers will take the Keyholder stage. Geena […]

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A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer

In the last gallery of the Columbus Museum of Art’s stellar exhibition A Dangerous Woman, visitors are prompted to answer the question, “Why do you think Honoré Sharrer was a dangerous woman?” It’s a fantastic question, and one that made me consider not just the singularly dangerous woman whose work is on view, but also […]

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How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

International Women’s Day is here, an annual reminder of women’s continual struggle and a celebration of their successes in spite of it. It’s a tradition carried forward since 1908. But, even if it can be counted on to show up every year on March 8, IWD’s theme is malleable, often conforming to the current events […]

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Why Ohio Women Need to be Engaged in Politics

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Why Ohio Women Need to be Engaged in Politics

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, acting as a parental guide to the region’s fired up feminists, convened hundreds in Ohio’s capitol building on Thursday for a day of education. Traveling from near and far, women and a handful of men spent a workday looking at public policy through a gender lens and learning how […]

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Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Reveals Shortcomings of White Feminism

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Reveals Shortcomings of White Feminism

Friday evening I made the trek as reportedly over half a million individuals did out to Washington D.C. for Saturday’s march. From the get-go I faced confliction in my commitment. Was I committing to an event that lacked teeth? Intersectionality? What did the march’s discourse represent exactly? What came of the journey was an important […]

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