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Smash the Patriarchy: Inside the Winter 2018 Issue of Ms.

The Winter issue of Ms. zeroes in on the historic moment we’re watching unfold across the country—and around the world—as women force another much-needed reckoning around sexual harassment and assault.

Lawmakers Across the U.S. Want Menstrual Equity for Incarcerated Women

Several states are fighting to put an end to the time when women prisoners do not even make enough to afford a box of tampons.

Talkin’ About a Revolution: JP Howard on Raising Her Fist—and Queer Women’s Voices

“It is crucial, in fact necessary, to have literary spaces like Sinister Wisdom to raise our voices, lift our symbolic fists and say ‘We are here! We are not going anywhere. We refuse to be silenced.'”

Helping GALS Grow Into Leaders

In 2016, two teens founded Girls Advocating Leadership and Strength, a non-profit providing leadership training for middle and high school girls.

WATCH: Dolores Huerta Talks #MeToo, DREAMers and the Women on the Front Lines

As a life-long activist who has shaped movements for labor rights, immigration rights and women’s rights, Dolores Huerta comes to this current moment in feminist history with a unique vantage point. 

The Ms. Q&A: Brittney Cooper on Grown Women, Sex-Positive Sermons and Eloquent Rage

We spoke to black feminist public scholar Brittney Cooper about her new book, Eloquent Rage—and feminism, antiracism, Black Lives Matter, the Black Church, Beyoncé and Hillary Clinton.

Six Ways Trump’s Budget Proposal Hurts Women

Much of Trump’s budget target the same group that has been bearing the brunt of the administration’s bigotry and intolerance: women.

Flying Out of Bed

I know why I haven’t spoken about the violence that shaped my life. If the holding of pain is hard, the speaking of it to a world that does not want to hear is not a risk most of us will take.

What We Must Learn from Lucy Terry Prince

This is the story of a freed landowning slave woman from the 1700’s that has become an ever-more-timely instruction for all of us about the power of voice, the human imperative to witness and the reminder that we all must address injustice even when the stakes are high.

The Highest-Performing Women Are (Still) Scoring Lower Than Men on the SAT

53 percent of SAT test takers are women, but the gate-keeping college entrance exam is underestimating their ability to succeed.

The Horror Moves West

The heart of darkness, “the horror, the horror” of which Joseph Conrad warned, lies not in some distant jungle—but right here, in our midst.

#MeToo

Harvey Weinstein is Hollywood: The Industry’s Culture of Harassment Needs a Rewrite

The accusations against Harvey Weinstein are disturbing, jarring, uncomfortable, strange—and it is long past time for Hollywood to commit to making them uncommon and unacceptable.

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