Will California Be the Next State to End the Tampon Tax?

In the next few days, California Governor Jerry Brown will vote on a legislation eliminating taxes on menstrual products like tampons and pads, a move that would save California women around $20.2 million per year.

Celebrating the Fight for $15: Raising the Minimum Wage Builds an Economy That Works for All

We have a lot to celebrate this Labor Day. Workers have made significant gains in raising the minimum wage, guaranteeing paid sick days and paid family leave and cracking down on wage theft.

The Feminist Bookstore Re-Envisioning What Was Once a Movement Staple

With so many feminist bookstores shutting their doors, it might seem unlikely that a new one would suddenly open them. But that’s exactly what happened when Troll Hole set up shop this April in Brooklyn.

In Praise of Willful Girls

Girl-fueled interruptions are on the rise. If they make us uncomfortable, that’s the point.

Powered By Girl Reminds Us Why Intergenerational Feminist Activism Matters

This week, Lyn Mikel Brown’s Powered By Girl hits shelves. It’s a book about how adults can help girls organize for social and political change. It’s also a book about us.

Q&A: UnReal’s Meagan Tandy On Feminism, Discrimination and Beauty Pageants

Ms. got the chance to speak with Tandy about her career, being a woman in Hollywood, her past experiences in pageantry, and her recent efforts to improve the confidence and self-awareness of teenage girls through her “Girl Talk” workshop series.

Faced With Eviction, London’s Feminist Library Continues to Fight the Patriarchy

The town this feminist haven has called home for more than 30 years wants them out—and soon.

NEWSFLASH: Activists in Wichita Are Mobilizing Against Anti-Abortion Extremists

The Feminist Majority Foundation has launched a multi-platform campaign pushing back against the influx of anti-abortion groups coming to Wichita.

All-Woman Exhibition Explores Art as Activism

How do we effect positive change through art? In this exhibition, self-identified women artists responded to this question.

Feminist Artist Natalie White Wants the ERA Now

Natalie White for Equal Rights, which centers on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), launched with an exhibition at WhiteBox Art Center in New York City and ultimately ends with a two-week march to Washington, D.C.