Q&A: Dr. Stephanie Allen and Lauren Cherelle on Black Lesbian Feminism and Fiction

“I decided to go for it because it defines who I am. I am Black, am lesbian and am a feminist and this is my press.”

Talking to My Daughters About Donald Trump

I tried to explain to my daughters what had happened while they slept. How our country had elected a racist, misogynist bully for a president. How there would not be a woman in the White House. How my Feminist Mommy slogans like “girls can do anything!” now sounded like feeble promises in a broken world of hate and fear.

Q&A: Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson on Sexuality, Sexism and Slut-Shaming

Ms. recently spoke with Fisher and Hutchinson about their personal journeys to becoming the inclusive, sex-positive feminists they are today.

An Intersection of America’s Ills

A wellness check with police deputies ended with Renee Davis – 23, five months pregnant, and a single mother of three – dead.

Sonita Alizadeh Raps to End Child Marriage

Sonita’s friends were just some of the 15 million girls married each year before the age of 18. If her song “Brides For Sale” hadn’t gone viral she would have been one of them.

Why I Make Queer Video Games

Balancing humor with the challenges that the LGBTQ family faces is one of the most satisfying and terrifying challenges I’ve taken up—and I’m committed to it because the LGBTQ community deserves to be seen in games and feel seen when they play them.

Nasty Women, Meet Gobby Women

Trump’s “nasty woman” remark at the last debate was rooted in a long tradition of misogyny, and you need look no further than the Glasgow Women’s Library to prove it.

How Ghostbusters Gave Girls a New Kind of Halloween

The Ghostbusters remake controversy is back from the dead this Halloween. Only this time it’s girls that are doing the haunting.

Q&A: Taj Paxton on Queer Women of Color in Filmmaking

“I am drawn to stories about women and it’s important to not apologize for that.”

Reporting on Forced Marriage—in the U.S.

It is one thing to report on girls forced into marriage against their will while reporting in South Asia. Quite another in the South Bronx. Or Northern Virginia.