Raising Feminists, One Writing Workshop at a Time

The profile below is part of the Ms. Blog’s “Telling Her Story” series for Women’s History Month. Check back throughout March for more profiles of women doing great things in their communities. Imagine, in your little feminist heart, a safe place you could have gone to after school once a week where creative expression of your feelings […]

Emma Goldman: Anarchist Badass

This March, for Women’s History Month, the Ms. Blog is profiling Wonder Women who have made history—and those who are making history right now. Join us each day as we bring you the stories of iconic and soon-to-be-famous feminist change-makers. Emma Goldman began her activism before the turn of the century, but the causes she fought for—and […]

Amy Goodman: Speaking Truth to Power

This March, for Women’s History Month, the Ms. Blog is profiling Wonder Women who have made history—and those who are making history right now. Join us each day as we bring you the stories of iconic and soon-to-be-famous feminist change-makers. “The role of reporters is to go to where the silence is and say something.” – Amy […]

A Teen Analyzes Today’s Derogatory Teen Slang

There are lots of dirty words reserved for females, particularly those of high-school age. But there are three words that, arguably, epitomize them all. As has been shouted down many a junior high hallway: “You are just a fat, slutty, lesbian.” This is enough to make some girls cry, others defiant. They have a notable […]