The Ms. Q&A: Carla Gutierrez on Editing RBG and Learning Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Notorious History

It was Carla Gutierrez’s job to go through of footage of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and career as editor of the new documentary about her life—and in the process, shape the narrative around one of the most iconic women in America. We talked to her about feminist history, meeting Ginsburg herself and what it’s like in a post-RBG world.

The Ms. Q&A: Morgan Jerkins Doesn’t Need Your Permission

“A vast majority of the book is about trying to hide and be white, or hide under my weaves. I’m trying to do all these different things. And now I think: What would it be like to be a revelation to myself?”

The Ms. Q&A: Nikole Hannah-Jones is Thinking Bigger Than Resistance

We talked to the MacArthur Genius Award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones about power, her Twitter bonafides and why we can’t go back to brunch after the resistance.

The Ms. Q&A: Chessy Prout is Reclaiming Her Narrative—as a Survivor and an Activist

“I just remember wanting to be a lighthouse for survivors—for people, for boys and girls in my school who were looking to stand up and fight back against this sort of rape culture that exists in so many places. I wanted to be the person that they could come to and say: ‘How can I help? How can I stand up? Let’s fight this together.'”

The Ms. Q&A: Esta Soler Shatters Silence to Build Futures Without Violence

Esta Soler’s journey began with a minuscule desk in the DA’s office and a single seat at San Francisco General Hospital. In time, she would go on to redefine—and re-imagine—the fight to end domestic violence worldwide.

The Ms. Q&A: Georgene Huang is Your Feminist Fairygodboss

In a special Equal Pay Day edition of the Ms. Q&A, we talked to the co-founder of Fairygodboss, a community for working women. (And yes, she wants you to ask for a raise. Right now.)

The Ms. Q&A: Vanessa Mendoza Cortés is Demanding a Better Future for Women in Andorra

Described as “Andorra’s pasionaria” in a country where activism is uncommon, Vanessa Mendoza Cortés does not shy away from broaching sensitive subjects—and demanding a better future for women.

The Ms. Q&A: Poet Vievee Francis Knows the Power of Her Narrative

“Those of us who have gone unheard must speak. I do not seek permission. I want my differences accepted without the accompanying reduction of racism, or the pretense of ignorance. Hell, I want my differences lauded.”

Parkland Survivor Mei Ling Ho-Shing is a #NeverAgain Champion at the Intersections

17-year-old Mei Ling Ho-Shing became an activist after she survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. Now, she’s calling for more than gun law reform alone—she’s demanding an intersectional approach to the #NeverAgain movement.

The Ms. Q&A: Meagan Hooper Wants to Connect Women to Mentors—and Help Them bSmart

After a decade in a male-dominated industry, Meagan Hooper built bSmart, a platform for women to find mentors and build community as they launch their own projects.

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