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All editions of our TV show, New Directions for Women, are archived in the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, it is available to historians, scholars, and students in perpetuity. Our program was chosen because of its content and technical level as well as because it is indicative of the many issues of concern to women in the late 20th and early 21st Century.
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    Giving birth is an intimate and oftentimes painful moment in a woman’s life. Most would think that they can rely on their partner and their doctor for support through this intense process, but an unofficial procedure called the husband stitch shows that this is not always the case. What is the husband stitch? When a Read more …
  • Making LGBTQIA+ Youth Rights Mandatory: Strengthen Title IX Enforcement
    In a time where the COVID-19 pandemic has caused difficulties in our lives, we are finally reopening our world and navigating this new normal. For many youths who come from poverty impacted communities, many are returning to their schools with added anxiety and uncertainty in the fall. However, students of color and the LGBTQIA+ community Read more …
  • ISSUE ADVISORY: Asexuality: Sexual Empowerment Isn’t for Everyone, and That’s Okay
    Pride month may be over, but it’s still important to bring attention to an identity that often doesn’t get much attention, even in feminist spaces. Asexuality, although more widely acknowledged now than in the past, is still often included only as an afterthought. Even if it is included, it is often mentioned alongside some outdated Read more …
  • I am Strong, I am not Indestructible: Black Women & Their Right to Therapy
    Can we speak candidly, feminist activist to feminist activist? March was Mental Health Awareness month, yet Black women’s mental health is hardly given its deserved awareness. The infamous “strong Black woman” trope dehumanizes us by elevating our resilience to a superhuman level where help is seemingly never needed. Even when a Black woman overcomes this damaging trope, she faces Read more …
  • Addressing the Femicide: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
    Under the Trump Administration these past four years, the bold advances that women have made over the past decades, particularly those of our Black, Indigenous, Women of Color, Latinx, trans, and gender non-conforming relatives, have come under threat of regressing. We know the first 100 days are crucial in setting the tone and establishing priorities Read more …