Because women in broadcast, film and print media are too often only depicted as sex objects and victims of rape, murder and terror, and not portrayed as policymakers, decision makers, or in strong roles; and
Because the lack of feminist analysis in broadcast, film and print media is frequently absent; and
Because the media is saturated with the anti-woman message of the radical right; We need a forum for feminist thought and analysis of national policy issues and a vehicle for recording Your Voice; and
Because historically the contributions of women have been unreported, underrated, or ignored. To remedy this, we have created a repository called HerStory.