Second Wave Feminism, also known as The Women’s Liberation Movement, was a wave of feminism from the 1960’s to the early 1980’s that rallied around women’s issues such as gender roles, marital rights, reproductive rights, domestic violence, rape, and divorce laws. Continue reading “History of Women’s Movements: Part II”
First Wave Feminism occurred in the late 19th to early 20th centuries with the mission of legally changing the rights of women. Continue reading “History of Women’s Movement: Part I”
This year at the Women’s International Film Festival San Diego 10 films directed by women will be screened.
This has been without a doubt the most surreal year of my life, and the year before I had walked on the Millennium Falcon. Continue reading “The Making of Different Flowers”
This past year, my 9-year old daughter and I watched our fair number of films, from “Trolls” to “Suicide Squad.” But my daughter’s favorite movie was “Hidden Figures,” a poignant film about a group of female African-American mathematicians at NASA in the 1960s who helped launch astronauts into outer space. Continue reading “Where are the Women?”
The rise of intersectional feminism has generated discussions about female representation and representation of women of color in TV and film. Continue reading “Why There Must Be Increased Female Representation in the TV and Film Industries”
Chosen from over 200 nominations, these women represent our community. Continue reading “Six San Diego Women Who Make a Difference”
What is #WMFest? It is the shorter name for The Patio Group Presents: 9th Annual Wine and Music Festival (formally Wine, Cheese, Chocolate Festival) which benefits the Women’s Museum of California. The event is on June 24th, it is a night of fun, drinking, and music all outside in beautiful Liberty Station. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Attend the Wine and Music Festival”
Earlier this month five women were inducted into the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame. Get to know the women and the work they do in their own words by watching our interviews with the 2016 Women of Hall of Fame Inductees.