Covering from 1900 to the present day, this book highlights how female artists, actors, writers, and activists were involved in the fight for women’s rights, with a focus on popular culture that includes film, literature, music, television, the news, and online media.
• Provides readers with a unique collection of feminist moments across a variety of mediated forms
• Highlights female artists, writers, performers, athletes, and activists involved in the fight for women’s rights over the course of more than a century
• Presents an interesting and succinct guide for some of the most important moments in media history when women asserted themselves in the quest for equal rights
• Addresses topics represented in the media, including equal pay, birth control, sexism, and racism