Julie Zeilinger, Women's Media Center

Julie Zeilinger

Women's Media Center

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Past articles by Julie:

Ashley Judd reflects on #MeToo one year later

In light of the Women's Media Center's brand new report evaluating the impact of #MeToo, Ashley Judd — Chair of the WMC Speech Project and one of the instigators of the #MeToo movement — spoke to Women Under Siege's Lauren Wolfe about her role in the movement, what #MeToo has accomplished, and what it will still accomplish in the future. → Read More

An interview with groundbreaking composer Missy Mazzoli

Not only has Mazzoli been deemed “one of the more consistently inventive, surprising composers now working in New York” by the New York Times, but she is also the founder of the Luna Lab, a mentorship program for female-identifying composers between the ages of 13-19. → Read More

Author Allison Yarrow on her book, 90s Bitch

Feminist writer Allison Yarrow seeks to answer that very question in her new book 90s Bitch. Yarrow talked to the FBomb about how and why this “bitchification occurred,” as well as its implications for current and future generations of feminists. → Read More

Lizz Winstead on the new SCOTUS case taking on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard the first oral arguments in a crucial case targeting Crisis Pregnancy Centers. Lizz Winstead of Lady Parts Justice explains why this case is so important. → Read More

These Puerto Rican Students Are Sharing Their Experiences Post-Hurricane Maria

On September 20, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. The storm, the force of which was unprecedented, also caused unparalleled damage to the island. As of the end of January, four months after the storm, nearly half a million Puerto Rican residents still don't have power and face a number of other issues ranging from their economic to psychological well-being. Some institutions are… → Read More

The #MeToo Movement Is Affecting Men Too

To date, thousands of people have used the hashtag #MeToo to share their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. The loudest voices among those who have contributed have been women, including celebrities like Cara Delevingne and America Ferrera. While this makes sense given that the majority of people who experience this type of abuse are women, it's also important to reach those who… → Read More

Sen. Tim Kaine On DACA: 'The Consequences To Young People Are Serious'

Sen Tim Kaine, the former Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, speaks out about DACA and finding bipartisan solution to protecting Dreamers. → Read More

800,000 Young Immigrants' Futures Are On The Line

So what are Trump and Congress doing about it? → Read More

These Celebrities Perfectly Explained Why They Wore Black To The Golden Globes

'This is about every woman in every industry globally.' → Read More

The Supreme Court is hearing a major case regarding LGBTQ+ rights

The Masterpiece Cakeshop case isn’t really about cake at all. It’s about discrimination. This case could potentially lead to legalizing discrimination against the LGBT+ community because a couple requested a wedding cake and was denied. → Read More

How A Donated Book Changed This Incarcerated Teen's Life For Good

Chicago-based organization Liberation Library is helping save lives one book at a time. → Read More

This Author Has Proof You're Probably Related To Beyoncé

Author A.J. Jacobs found this and so much more when he explored the World Family Tree → Read More

Daughter Of A Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Reflects, Five Years Later

College senior Sarah Clements, whose mom survived Sandy Hook, looks back and shares what gun control advocates are still fighting for → Read More

With Al Franken's Resignation, The #MeToo Movement Has Made Its Way To Washington

Senator Al Franken became one of the first major politicians to resign based on claims of sexual misconduct → Read More

Combatting the disproportionate rate of HIV infection among young women

There is disproportionate rate of HIV infection among young women in sub-Saharan Africa. Here's what you need to know ahead of World AIDS Day. → Read More

What Really Happened At Standing Rock

The teen activists who were there tell the story you haven't heard → Read More

These Young Trans Folks’ Activism Goes Beyond LGBTQ Rights

Trans individuals are on the frontlines of many different fights for equality → Read More

A College Senior Gets Real About Fighting For Birth Control On A Catholic Campus

Notre Dame dropped birth control coverage then reinstated it. A feminist activist and senior explains what happened. → Read More

10 LGBTQ And Minority Candidates Who Made History Last Night

Trans candidate Danica Roem and more helped make the 2017 elections a huge success. → Read More

How Viola Davis Is Helping To Fight Childhood Hunger — And You Can Too

Viola Davis has never been afraid to speak out for what's right — from issues like sexual assault to the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry, and beyond. Now Davis is using her star power to focus on another worthy cause: childhood hunger. As the Ambassador for the Hunger Is campaign, "The How to Get Away With Murder" star has spearheaded a campaign that has raised more than $20… → Read More