“Capernaum” Tells a Universal Story—But it’s Hard to Watch

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Ms. Muse: Liliya Yamkina’s Love Song

She longs for the snowy tundra, folk tales around the bonfire, her magic being needed. Isolated, she feels forgotten. But in her apartment, she keeps a notebook in a closet, and in that notebook, she writes love songs—love songs for the tundra.

Holiday Gift Guide: Feminist Workbooks, Journals and Handbooks Made for Marching On

These books will keep the feminists on your list busy and inspired in the new year—and may even help them change their communities and the world.

Holiday Gift Guide: Patriarchy-Smashing Children’s Books for Young Feminists

It’s never too early to start reading to kids, or to kick off a consciousness-raising session with them—and these feminist children’s books make it easier than ever to do both.

The Ms. Q&A: How Kimberly Dark is Untangling Herself from Patriarchy

“We’ve woven patriarchy through every aspect of our existence. There’s not just one weed to pull up by the root.”

Sisterhood, Herstory and Talking Circles: Inside Gloria’s Life

Stepping into Daryl Roth Theatre, just steps from Union Square, now feels like stepping into a feminist time machine.

Black Feminist in Public: Filmmaker Amma Asante on History, Community and Centering Black Women’s Stories

“What was fundamental to me was to explore in Where Hands Touch what persecution looks like and what searching for an identity looks like as you’re coming of age without a community.”

Making Movidas in the Chicana Movement

Too many subjects of Chicana history have been willfully been written out of the master narrative—until now.

Ms. Muse: What Happens When You Give a Girl a Pen

This is what can happen when you ask a girl to tell a story.

Solidarity with Black Women Journalists Beyond the Briefing Room

Trump’s targeting of black women journalists is troubling, but not surprising. Based on research I conducted, insults like the ones he hurled at three black women journalists in two days this month come regularly from white men within newsrooms.

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