Iranian and American Feminists Declare Solidarity During Iran-Wide Protests

“Feminism is a movement built on solidarity and intersectionality, and our fight for gender equality knows no borders.”

Don’t Despair

When I was a child growing up in middle Georgia, I thought all white men were like Donald Trump.

When We Criticize Survivors, We Ignore Those Who Didn’t Survive

This conversation cannot wait, and this is certainly not the time to tear down anti-sexual harassment activists. We must keep moving forward—not pushing back. For women of color in particular, that is the only way to survive.

#TimesUp on Period Stigma, Too

As Hollywood opens the red carpet to social change—and celebrities and others open their wallets to the movement—here’s another hashtag to add to the mix: #MenstruationMatters.

March With the Ms. Community!

We’ve launched a Ms. Marches Facebook group—a community space where our members and readers can learn more about marches, rallies and protests near them and meet up with other feminists there! 

End Patriarchy

The opportunities arising from this moment are countless. Let’s seize them.

Hollywood Started the Year With a Show of Feminist Solidarity in the Fight Against Sexual Harassment

“No more silence. No more waiting. No more tolerance for discrimination, harassment or abuse. TIME’S UP.”

The Price of Being First

I had been a member of that Integration Generation, a “first,” a foot soldier enlisted to break barriers that should never have been erected in the first place. Now, I would need to develop new survival skills that would get me past the minefields of race and gender firsts.

Peace Heroes: How Hamsatu Allamin Changed Boko Haram to Boko Halal

“Nobody else was doing anything, so I said, this is a period where someone has to engage with them. This mad circle of violence has to be stopped. I started my work.”

12 TED Talks That Define the Future of Feminism

“Feminism” was 2017’s word of the year. But still, I hear every day the question: “What does feminism actually mean?” Here are a dozen TEDWomen talks that help articulate the answer.

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