The poem “Can Santa Be Black?” by B.J. Wrights originally appeared in the December 1984 issue of Ms. In the true spirit of the season—one of hope, not fear; one of togetherness, not division; one of love, not hate—we wanted to republish it.
18-year-old Muzoon Almellehan is known as the “Malala of Syria.”
“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.”
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.
Ms. recently spoke with Fisher and Hutchinson about their personal journeys to becoming the inclusive, sex-positive feminists they are today.
A wellness check with police deputies ended with Renee Davis – 23, five months pregnant, and a single mother of three – dead.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghostbusters remake controversy is back from the dead this Halloween. Only this time it’s girls that are doing the haunting.