An Evening in May

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Ms. Blog will be publishing a series of posts detailing the impact of domestic violence, including personal essays and more, throughout the month. In the midst of an argument, I see the glass fly through the air at 24 frames a second. While sitting on our bed, my vision slows, […]

Bill and Hillary: What Made the Power Couple Tick?

Long before Barack and Michelle, Bill and Hillary were icons of a political era, a couple who needed no last name to be recognized. America watched with zeal as the Clintons battled through controversy and criticism in the 1990s. Many, however, have not been privy to how this couple met and created a union, nor […]

Senator Deb Fischer: Breaking Barriers, But Not in Feminism

The tumultuous 2012 election was historic for women in more ways than one. Women voters made up 54 percent of the electorate and favored the president by an 11 percent gap, ushering him to reelection. America elected a record number of women to the Senate, with Tammy Baldwin becoming the first out lesbian senator and […]

Women On Your Marks, Get Set, RUN!

Throughout the world, woman hold–and have held–the titles of president and prime Minister; currently there are 19 women in the top seat of power, from Liberia to Germany to Trinidad to Iceland. Yet in the United States, we’ve still to see a woman at the very top. And it’s not much better on the rungs […]

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