Women and Girls

Is ‘Wonder Woman’ Feminist? James Cameron’s Comments Draw a Rebuke.

Patty Jenkins, the director of the film, spoke out against Mr. Cameron’s charges of objectification.

Teaching Kids Coding, by the Book

The growing emphasis on teaching kids computer literacy and programming skills has started to shape children’s fiction.

Taylor Swift Spoke Up. Sexual Assault Survivors Were Listening.

The pop superstar gave blunt testimony in her case against a radio host in Denver, and provided a voice for others in similar situations.

Charlize Theron’s Sick Work Ethic

At a time when audiences crave female empowerment, she is packing a punch, first in “Mad Max: Fury Road” and now in “Atomic Blonde.”

An Advocate for Classical Music and Women

Gillian Moore, the director of music at the Southbank Center in London, focuses on what is closest to her heart.

Critic’s Notebook: When Women Won’t Accept Theatrical Manspreading

Gender inequality remains a problem, but it’s heartening to see playwrights and performers argue for more opportunities.

Theater Jobs Skew White and Male, Study Finds

Women and minority actors and stage managers are getting fewer jobs and often wind up in lower-paying shows, according to a new study by Actors’ Equity.

Critic’s Notebook: Groundbreaking TV About Female Desire, Thanks to Playwrights

Annie Baker and Heidi Schreck wrote an episode of Amazon’s “I Love Dick” that our critic calls the best 20 minutes of television she has seen in years.

When the Grip Is a Woman (and the Gaffer and the Camera Operator, Too)

A few film directors are trying to change a persistent gender imbalance behind the camera by hiring female-majority crews. The process hasn’t always been smooth.

The Woman Behind ‘Wonder Woman’

For the director Patty Jenkins, a world in crisis demands a heroine who is sincere.

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