Honoring Trailblazing Female Firsts in an Age of Resistance

In the heart of the Brooklyn Museum, between Picasso’s “Woman in Gray” and Monet’s rippled river in “Islets at Port-Ville,” landmark women from many fields traded stories on Thursday.

The Ms. Q&A: Gloria Steinem on #MeToo and Believing Women After Weinstein

“We who make up the country can act as we want our country to act. We can vote and organize and give money and ask questions and listen to each other.”

Q&A: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on What It Takes to Change the World

“I’m often introduced as an example of one person who changed the world. And it irritates me because I did not change the world… Anyone who tells you that they changed the world alone is a megalomaniac on the scale of The Donald.”

Q&A: Holocaust Survivors on Charlottesville, Silence as Complicity and Preventing History from Repeating Itself

We spoke with two Holocaust survivors—95-year-old Margit Meissner and 75-year-old Louise Lawrence-Israëls—about the lessons we must learn from the past and how we can all fight hate in our own communities.

More Than A Survivor: The Anti-Trafficking Campaign That Tells The Real Stories of Survivors

This June, passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport bore witness to an innovative photo exhibit shining a light on doctors, artists, real estate agents and teachers who are survivors of sexual abuse and human trafficking.

Listening to Learn: Becoming Allies with Muslim Women

75 community members greeted each other and quietly took their seats as Muslim women were given microphones. For two hours of uninterrupted time, the speakers shared about their lives, their faith, the challenges they face and ways everyone in the room could be allies.

Five Female Poets on Identity and Migration

Their ability as artists to employ language, landscape and code switching is exceptional. Now, more than ever, their poems and perspectives are needed in the public sphere.

Secondary Trauma and Permission to Speak

“This is the first time I’ve told my story in public,” Sarah Dale, a 30-year-old military wife says to a Veterans Voices meeting in Washington D.C.

Sonita Alizadeh Raps to End Child Marriage

Sonita’s friends were just some of the 15 million girls married each year before the age of 18. If her song “Brides For Sale” hadn’t gone viral she would have been one of them.

Putting Girls’ Stories on Stage

“There is power in a room full of strangers experiencing an immediate community in a theatrical space. We are sharing knowledge, love and information.”

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