The Top 10 Feminist Films of 2016

This year, the most talked about films did more than just spotlight the remarkable stories of fictional and real-life social justice agitators, instigators, and truth-tellers—they raised consciousness and actively challenged widely-held attitudes about race, sexuality, and gender.

8 Feminist Art Exhibitions Open in the New Year

Why not start off the new year by getting inspired by dynamic women artists?

Never the Ingénue: A Tribute to Carrie Fisher

I wanted to be Marie, not Sally. Who wants to be the ingénue when you can live an interesting life, battle your demons and, at the end of the day, be remembered for always being different?

The Top 10 Feminist Moments in Pop Culture from 2016

Despite the setback of the 2016 election, pop culture this year was crowded with messages of gender equity, racial justice and social liberation.

Q&A: Sarah Pappalardo and Beth Newell on Winning at Feminism

We spoke with the co-founders of Reductress about their book, “How to Win at Feminism,” and depictions of feminism in today’s media landscape.

A Conversation on Race, Gender and a Path Out of Poverty

Ms. and the Library Foundation of Los Angeles are hosting a conversation on poverty, the future of feminism and how women’s stories can fuel progress.

WATCH: A Musical Tribute to Pantsuits, Spacesuits and the Women Who Move Us Forward

What do Sigourney Weaver and Hillary Clinton have in common? Comedians Katie Goodman and Soren Kisiel have an answer: power suits.

Can Santa Be Black?

The poem “Can Santa Be Black?” by B.J. Wrights originally appeared in the December 1984 issue of Ms. In the true spirit of the season—one of hope, not fear; one of togetherness, not division; one of love, not hate—we wanted to republish it.

Q&A: Memoirist Mary Karr on Being the Only Woman in the Room

“My mother was reading Simone de Beauvoir when I was a little girl. So, certainly I’m a feminist.”

Abuse and Empowerment: Donna Kaz’s “Un/Masked” Compels Us to Speak Up

Donna Kaz’s Un/Masked: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour chronicles the birth of a feminist.

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