Fearless Feminist Reporter Nellie Bly Hits the Big Screen

Modern-day news consumers have long forgotten about 19th-century reporter Nellie Bly, despite the fact that she was the most impressive journalist of her time. Feminist, adventurer and ultimate risk-taker, she traveled around the world in 72 days, and pushed her way to the top of the male-dominated news industry. But she did her most impressive […]

Ida Tarbell: The Woman Who Pioneered Investigative Reporting

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. When you hear the words investigative journalist, what images spring to mind? Do you think of surly […]

The Unstoppable Nellie Bly

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. You might think that journalism today is a woman’s game. After all, women make up the majority […]

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: More than a Suffragist

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. When most people think of the American women’s suffrage movement, they probably think of Susan B. Anthony, […]

Anne Hutchinson: Foremother of Religious Tolerance

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. Patriarchy still rules the roost when it comes to the world’s most popular spiritual faiths. Women are […]

Will Women in Japan Wear the “Chernobyl Necklace”?

Natalia Manzurova was a 35-year-old nuclear engineer in Russia when she was assigned to be part of the clean-up crew at the Chernobyl power plant in northern Ukraine, site of the worst nuclear accident in history. Despite her training, Manzurova did not fully comprehend the dangers. On a preliminary visit to Chernobyl shortly after the […]