The Trump Administration Thinks Affirmative Action Goes “Beyond the Requirements” of the Law

The Trump administration Tuesday rescinded guidance about affirmative action in higher education which stated that there is “compelling interest that post-secondary institutions have in obtaining the benefits that flow from achieving a diverse student body.”

Seeing Red

Crumbling classrooms, 25-year-old textbooks and insulting pay? Teachers are not going to take it anymore. With their #REDforED rallies and walkouts, our nation’s predominantly female educators are reminding us of the lesson we learned in kindergarten: Listen to the teachers.

Teaching Gender in International Relations Classrooms Matters

You can’t understand international security without thinking about gender and the many ways it influences behavior, access and opportunity.

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.

We Can Make National Security Policy More Inclusive—Classroom by Classroom

A new study shows that gender is missing from security policy and international relations curricula—and that both professors and students want their programs to be more intersectional.

Rest in Power: Linda Brown’s Legacy is Still a Rallying Cry

Despite her powerful legacy, Brown’s fight goes on—and today, segregation in schools is rife and on the rise.

We Can Fix the Law Enforcement Landscape Facing—and Failing—Campus Sexual Assault Survivors

For survivors on college campuses, a puzzle of legal options and policies complicate reporting—and deter due process.

Accountability is Finally Coming to Academia in the Midst of #MeToo

A Title IX investigation prompted by an essay in Ms. is bringing the #MeToo movement—and some accountability—to the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Communication.

Moving Forward by Looking Back: Feminist Scholars in Solidarity with Seo-Young Chu

In response to Seo-Young Chu’s “Refuge for Jae-In Doe,” three Stanford women of color alumna revisit their shared time in graduate school—and find ways to amplify the demand the larger academy to recognize that #TimesUp.

Reclaiming My Classroom

I did not have the time to delve into the history of misogyny and the rampant sexism that still exists today in my classroom. That made me livid. So I decided to make the time. I created a Women’s Studies Course for my high schoolers.

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