THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Taymor Hired, Weinstein Fired and Cameron is Still at It — Brandy McDonnell reports

Julie Taymor will helm a coming-of-age biopic about feminist journalist and activist Gloria Steinem, based on Steinem’s bestselling memoir My Life on the Road, adapted for the screen by Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl. Harvey Weinstein was terminated from The Weinstein Company Sunday following last week’s New York Times expose detailing decades of sexual abuse allegations made against the Oscar-winning producer by employees and actresses including Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan, among others. James Cameron is still trying to terminate feminist positivity about Wonder Woman, asserting that bustier-clad Gal Gadot is too beautiful to be groundbreaking. Read details on THE WEEK IN WOMEN…

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Commentary: Documenting Gloria Steinem – Carrie Rickey

Gloria Steinem in her own words….and also yours: In 140 characters, write what you want the future of feminism to look like. Read more>>

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Review: “Gloria In Her Own Words” – Jennifer Merin

Chronicling Gloria Steinmen’s career, mostly through her on camera commentary about her past exploits, the film serves as a tribute to the woman at the center of the women’s movement and a history of that movement and women’s struggles for equal rights. Ms. Steinem is brilliant, charming and very personal in her revelations. Read more>>

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AWFJ Women On Film – “Gloria: In Her Own Words” – Review by Jennifer Merin

Chronicling Gloria Steinmen’s career, mostly through her own on camera candid commentary, Peter Kundhardt’s documentary serves as a tribute to the woman at the center of the women’s movement and as history of that movement and women’s struggles for equal rights. Steinem is down to earth, no nonsense, smart and compelling. Read more>>

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