Civil Rights Wronged

While headlines focus on the latest White House scandal, President Donald Trump’s executive agencies are working quietly to roll back civil rights protections and enforcement.

The Department of Injustice

While politics have always influenced the priorities of the Civil Rights Division, both Republic and Democratic appointees heading the Division have supported its core mission—to enforce the nation’s civil rights laws. But is that still true?

The Impact and Legacy of Ms. on Feminist Scholarship and Teaching

“[Ms.] not only helps my students understand the issues, but it also shows them how to fight back!” A conversation between Ms. authors and Co-Chairs of the Ms. Committee of Scholars.

Nevada Says ERA Yes

In Nevada, the November 2016 elections set the stage for the state’s groundbreaking vote for equality.

Fighting For True “Workplace Advancement” in the Trump Era

“Just because you slap the name ‘strong families’ on a bill doesn’t mean that you actually care about families.”

When and Where We Enter: Ms. Writers Reflect on a Feminist Legacies Symposium

When and Where I Enter is the historical blueprint for chronicling Black feminist resistance.”

How a Documentary Is Putting a Stop to Campus Sexual Assault

The article below was first published in the spring 2016 issue of Ms. Subscribe today to read more about campus rape, along with a profile of Lupita Nyong’o, the women taking on climate change and much more. When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wanted to seal the deal last summer on his groundbreaking campus anti-rape bill, “Enough Is Enough,” he […]

‘Her Tools Were Soaked in Urine’: Inside the Ugly World of Workplace Sex Discrimination

The interview 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. “I think they should be as famous as Anita Hill,” says Gillian Thomas of the women she profiles in her new book, Because of Sex: […]

A How-To on Youth Activism

If you want to read about some truly inspiring young feminists, pick up Hey, Shorty! A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets, a collaboratively written book by Joanne Smith, Mandy Van Deven and Meghan Huppuch of Girls for Gender Equity (GGE). GGE is a Brooklyn-based “coalition-building and youth […]

Jane Velez-Mitchell: “More” Won’t Make You Happy (Unless You’re a Corporation)

Jane Velez-Mitchell isn’t just host of “Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell” nightly on CNN’s Headline News, but an author, environmentalist, feminist and one of the rare gay journalists (well, openly so) on TV. She recently published Addict Nation about how the American economy is based on making us addicts of consumption in order to keep corporate […]

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