Fabulous Feminist Fiction for the End of Summer

Summer days spent with a good book are coming to an end—which gives feminists all the more reason to rush out and read these before fall comes.

Confronting the Dangers of Medical Sexism at “The Bleeding Edge”

Kirby Dick’s new Netflix documentary, “The Bleeding Edge,” reveals the dangers of the world of under-regulated medical devices—and their disproportionate impacts on women’s lives.

LISTEN: Poet Fatimah Asghar Explores Partition, Immigration and Assimilation in “If They Come For Us”

In an exclusive clip for Ms. readers, Asghar reads four poems from her debut collection out now.

The (Unfortunately Timely) Miseducation of Cameron Post

“The Miseducation of Cameron Post” will make you laugh—but it won’t let you forget the horrors of anti-gay conversion therapy.

Ms. Muse: Anastacia-Reneé on Poems Living in the Body, What Women Writers Need and Raising a Fist

In this edition of Ms. Muse, Seattle’s Civic Poet shares two new poems and demands space for women writers to thrive.

Thumbs Down: It’s Time for More Diverse Voices in Film Criticism

There are twice as many men as women reviewers in broadcast, online and print media—and over 80 percent of reviewers across gender lines are white.

The Ms. Q&A: Jennifer Baumgardner Still Believes in the Power of Feminist Publishing

We talked to feminist author, editor and literary luminary Jennifer Baumgardner about her new press and what she’s reading in the age of Trump.

Beauty as Survival in “Orange is the New Black”

In season six of “Orange Is the New Black,” the women of Litchfield aren’t wearing makeup like they used to.

We Heart: Hannah Gadsby’s Revolutionary Rewrite of the Stand-Up Special

In a stunning queer and feminist performance that questions the foundations of comedy itself, Gadsby expertly leads viewers beyond the levity of our lives—and through anger, laughter, inspiration and sadness.

The Ms. Q&A: Ally Johnson is Creating a New (Lesbian!) Queer Eye

Johnson, who is fundraising to produce a show called “Butch Pal for the Straight Gal,” wants to show the world that women, too, can change each other’s lives for the better.

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