We Heart: Mazie Hirono, Tulsi Gabbard and Grace Meng for Diversifying Congress

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                Tuesday’s election has given many reasons for women to celebrate. What with the record-breaking 20 women senators, Tammy Baldwin being the first openly gay senator-elect or the most congresswomen in the House of Representatives, 2012 could be the new Year of the Woman. Added to the list […]

Meet your Women Senators (Slideshow)

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We Heart Abigail Weinberg’s Halloween Costume

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Alas, Halloween is now over and everyone’s excitement/dread about costumes can now end. However, we thought that we would pay tribute to one of the best costumes we saw this year, which was self-nominated by Ms. Twitter follower Abigail Weinberg. Many threatened to dress this year as one of Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women,” […]

NO COMMENT: Have I Been Driving a Honda ‘He’ All This Time?!

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Ladies, do you feel like your car isn’t the right fit for you? Are you tired of testosterone-tainted colors such as black, blue or silver? Do the complicated controls and audio system confuse you? Do you even know where those are? Then girl, here’s the right car for you: Honda Fit She’s, like a new […]

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Ms.?

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                    Forty years has certainly been enough time for Ms. magazine to make its own history within the Women’s Movement. Ms. was there for a multitude of memorable moments–from Anita Hill’s testimony before the U.S. Senate, to the Year of the Woman, to being one of […]

NO COMMENT: Even Tweens Can Be Sexualized for Halloween

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Halloween costumes have somehow managed to breach a new level of offensive. Spirit Halloween, a company that has hundreds of stores nationwide, has been getting a little bit too creative with descriptions of their online costumes–particularly ones aimed at tween girls. Not only do they seem to think that teens should look sexy, but that […]

Binders Full of Amazon Reviews

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Amazon reviewers are at it again. We already loved them for their scathing, snarky comments on Bic Cristal “For Her” pens, but now we heart them even more. As you undoubtedly know, Gov. Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment in Tuesday’s presidential debate went wildly viral, with memes, mash-ups and videos, spawning pictures of Patrick Swayze beside […]

Ms. Quiz: Do You Know These Laws That Advanced Women’s Rights?

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                      Election Day is looming, and that means you’ll be choosing the women and men who make our laws. To fire you up about voting, in addition to our weekly Know Your November Ballot rundown of state initiatives, we offer the quiz below to inspire […]

What the Pink? Breast Cancer-Related Makeup Products

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For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Ms. blog will be running a series of pieces devoted to the disease and activism around it.  Isn’t breast cancer so pretty? Far from it–though cosmetic companies seem to be one of the most prevalent groups championing breast-cancer awareness with beauty products that make you glisten and glitter pink from head […]

How Well Do You Know Wonder Woman? Take the Quiz!

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                      Think you know everything there is to know about Wonder Woman? In honor of our favorite superhero, who appears on the cover of our 40th Anniversary Issue (which is available in poster form!) we’re putting your comics knowledge to the test. Hit the “Start” […]