The Ms. Q&A: How Poet Marwa Helal Uses Poetry as Preservation

“I want readers to viscerally feel through my work how deeply I believe our identities are inextricably intertwined and that we have a responsibility to ourselves and each other to work harder and to do better in this life.”

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Wants to Tell the Story of the American Woman

In a new CNN series, Brooke Baldwin tells the stories of eight game-changing women who have shattered glass ceilings and stereotypes.

Anonymous Feminist Street Artist Bambi Isn’t Backing Down

In this tumultuous political era, the British-based Bambi is not sitting quiet.

Nicola Yoon Knows Diverse Books Can Change the World

“Dictators and strong men burn books because books have ideas and the power to change the world. I want to be a part of that change.”

The Ms. Q&A: Breaking Down the Tax Bill’s Impact on People with Disabilities

We talked to Rebecca Cokley, former executive director of the National Council on Disability, about the disastrous implications of the GOP’s tax bill for disabled folks.

Writing the Language of a Feminist Classroom

The Valuable Voices app helps teachers understand how language can create inequalities in the classroom—and how they can stop them in their tracks. We talked to its two co-founders.

The Ms. Q&A: Sayantani DasGupta Wants to Empower Girls to Slay Their Demons

We spoke with DasGupta about growing up in a feminist household, politically conscious parenting as an essential form of activism and inviting girls to be what they can see.

The Ms. Q&A: Barbara Smith on Finding Hope in the Struggle

Barbara Smith, co-founder of the Combahee River Collective, talked to us about its legacy in the feminist movement, intersectionality and identity politics.

The Ms. Q&A: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Alicia Garza on Getting Intersectionality Right

“What does it mean that intersectionality is now being talked about as some kind of weird diversity project as opposed to an analysis of how power interacts with itself and each other? And what is at stake when we don’t get it right?”

Activism From the Streets to the Screen

When war and genocide burst through Cambodia, Loung Ung was a 5-year-old girl scrambling to stay enough steps ahead of starvation, exhaustion, disease and the Khmer Rouge to survive.

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