The Unanswered Questions of Poisoned Afghan Schoolgirls

What I saw at the school near my house contradicts the claims by officials.

We Heart: These 5 Emma Watson Quotes on Campus Equality

Emma Watson recently delivered a powerful speech at the UN General Assembly focused on issues of gender inequality facing women on college campuses around the world—an issue that is more relevant than ever. Here are our five favorite quotes from that speech.

Meet the Activist Who Just Launched the Nation’s First Trans Employee Job Placement Program

Ms. talked to transgender activist Michaela Mendelsohn about her launch of the California Transgender Workplace Project.

WATCH: Andi Zeisler and Roxane Gay on “Bad” Feminism

The Hammer Museum at UCLA hosted Roxane Gay and Andi Zeisler last week for a conversation on feminism, politics and intersectionality.

Resistance to the Prison-Industrial Complex Remains a Feminist Issue

This week’s prison strike is the tactic of a growing movement that promises to tackle the systemic violence touching countless women’s lives.

Join Ms. at the West Hollywood Women’s Equality Day Celebration!

We’re celebrating the 96th anniversary of the 19th amendment with fellow feminists on August 26 at a free event jam-packed with empowering goodness—and you should be there!

The NRA is Dead Wrong about Women and Guns

Never mind a woman’s intelligence, self-respect or ambitions. According to the NRA, empowerment—real empowerment—is an experience privy to those clutching the grip of a gun.

NEWSFLASH: UN Human Rights Council Ramps Up the Fight for LGBT Rights

Last week, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed its first Independent Expert on violence and discrimination against LGBT people.

NO COMMENT: How “Central Intelligence” Plays Into Our Toxic Masculinity Problem

I, for one, won’t be seeing Central Intelligence—because I don’t believe that you need a “big Johnson” to save the world. (Or a Johnson at all, for that matter.)

NEWSFLASH: Hawaii’s New Gun Reform Laws Should Become the National Standard

Hawaii Governor David Ige signed three gun law reform bills into law Thursday, putting the state ahead of the rest of the nation in ensuring its residents are safe from gun violence. One law in particular also specifically addresses the intersection of gun violence and domestic violence.