Minimum Wage Workers Are Still Waiting for a Raise

Over 20 million workers in 21 states are still earning the outdated and unlivable federal minimum wage of $7.50 an hour. 40 percent of workers in those 21 states and 30 percent of workers nationally earn wages that leave them below the poverty line.

Our Votes Are Our Voices—And They’re At Risk

What’s at stake as we move forward are not just our voices. The feminist values we fight for every day are in danger because of voter suppression efforts and gerrymandering.

Gender-Swapping the Doctor

Jodie Whittaker will play the 13th Time Lord and first woman Doctor on BBC’s popular show “Doctor Who.” And it’s a big deal.

Q&A: Menstrual Equity Champion Jennifer Weiss-Wolf on Fighting for the Reproductive Health of Incarcerated Women

Ms. spoke with Weiss-Wolf about the recently-introduced Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act and how it could change the lives of women in prison.

Pushing Back on the Media’s Sexualization of Girls

Two actors from the hit series Game of Thrones are speaking out about Hollywood’s sexualization of young women—and their hopes that the film and television industries will diversify and offer more authentic representation for women.

Q&A: Women’s March National Co-Chair Tamika Mallory on Fighting the NRA and What’s Next in the Fight for Intersectional Justice

“I have been doing this sort of work for a very long time. I will continue to do this work… I will work to continue to build power through grassroots organizing and working on the ground.”

Waiting for the Boom

As record numbers of women pursue the idea of running for elected office, reports examining gender representation across levels of political life show how urgent their inclusion in public life truly is.

Remembering Sheila Michaels, Champion of “Ms.” and Equality

Michaels, who passed away on June 22, was a champion for women’s equality—and an insistent advocate for the adoption of “Ms.” not just in the feminist movement, but the mainstream.

Solidarity, Sisterhood and Erotic Stories

Part mystery, part romance and part comedy, “Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows” captures the complexity of an immigrant experience—and the empowerment one can find in celebrating their own identity.

A Majority of Americans Support the Affordable Care Act—And Its Benefits for Women’s Health

A majority of Americans support the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage mandate, and a majority don’t want Medicaid cut or the Senate’s repeal bill passed.

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