A Creek, a Murder and a Feminist Eye on the Geography of Violence

The April 2016 murder of second-semester dance and theater major Haruka Weiser at Austin’s Waller Creek was, and remains, a tragedy of unspeakable proportions. And yet, we must see this killing as part of the far more pervasive and largely unrecognized work of violence.

No Justice: When Abuse and Incarceration Intersect

Women don’t just face the prison industrial complex. They face a prison abuse complex—and their untreated victimization puts them at higher risk for incarceration.

Striking—and Fighting—for Abortion and an End to Violence in Latin America

It was October 19, 2016—the day of the first women’s strike in Argentina. It was the day 80,000 people took the streets of Santiago to proclaim: “Not One Less.”

It’s Not Too Late to Give the Gift of Support and Solidarity

We started the Ms. Magazine Prison and Domestic Violence Shelter Program to let women in prison know they are seen and valued, and that feminists remember them and are fighting for them and alongside them.

A Judge on Trial

The “Recall Judge Aaron Persky” campaign makes its case for permanently benching Brock Turner’s biased judge.

The Process of Disclosure

Fourteen years. That’s how long it took me to admit to myself and others that I had survived a physically violent relationship.

Donald Trump is a Trigger

How can survivors move forward into a Trump presidency when it reminds them, consistently and unrelentingly, of one of the worst experiences of their lives?

WATCH: “Maybe If It Were a Nice Room” Tells the Story of Too Many Survivors

Alicia Harris wanted to illustrate that rape can happen at home—a fact too many women, and men, unfortunately know first-hand.

How Far We Haven’t Come: Jessica Leeds, Anita Hill and Me

Trump supporters claim that Jessica Leeds, who recently came forward to say the presidential candidate assaulted her on a plane in the 1980s, is lying now because she didn’t come forward then. But I have a fairly good idea why she didn’t.

Imperatives for Carrying on in the Aftermath

Do not hang your head or clench your fists
when even your friend, after hearing the story,
says: My mother would never put up with that.