I’m Not Ready to Make Nice—I’m Ready to Make Change

It is not only our right, but our responsibility to speak up and demand recognition, liberation and change—for ourselves and for those whose situations are so dire that they cannot speak for themselves. To do so, we must embrace kindness and empowerment and reject “niceness” and complacency.

Young People Nationwide Will #WalkOutToVote on Election Day

A new collective of youth-led organizations wants to see the largest midterm youth turnout in U.S. history this November. To make it happen, they’re organizing walkouts across the country that will turn into marches to the polls.

Five Ways You Can Support Survivors During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

When a friend or co-worker confides their story, how we respond matters.

Trans Women #WontBeErased

Trump administration officials want to propose a legal definition of “sex” that excludes and erases the trans community. Trans women and their allies were quick to talk back on Twitter—and defiantly claim their identities in the process.

Modern HERstory: Five Trailblazing Women and Girls Leading the Fight for Equality Worldwide

Despite making huge contributions to the liberation movements of the last century and today, these trailblazers come from backgrounds and communities that are traditionally overlooked and under-celebrated. These are their stories.

The Ms. Q&A: Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova Wants You to Read and Riot

Nadya Tolokonnikova is no stranger to speaking out. Ms. caught up with the internationally-renowned feminist firebrand to talk about her latest book, what she’s fighting for and her own revolution from within.

What Nadia Murad’s Nobel Peace Prize Means for War-Time Rape Survivors Around the World

Amal Clooney has remarked that Nadia Murad defied the labels life gave her—orphan, rape victim, refugee, slave—and instead created new ones—among them survivor, leader, advocate and author. Now, she has garnered one more: Nobel Peace Prize Winner.

We Heart: The #MeToo Movement’s Love Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

“We will be grateful forever to you, Dr. Ford. You’ll see our gratitude in our straightened spines. You’ll see it when we march, when we walk out, when we show up. You’ll see it in the voting lines that go on forever. You’ll see it when you read our names on ballots. You’ll hear it in our reawakened voices. You’ll feel it in our strengthened siblinghood.”

Women Are Not Safe on Rikers Island

Women detained at Rikers are not safe. Neither are the women who visit or the women who work there.

Bringing Women to the Front of NATO’s Critical Work for International Security

Under Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller’s leadership, NATO has redoubled efforts to integrate women’s perspectives and participation.

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