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This is What Democracy Looks Like

In 2017’s elections, women—as candidates and voters—repudiated Trump’s agenda and delivered big wins for Democrats.

Liberating Words: Untitled (A Poem About Me)

“i am bored a house broom
i see blue mats wear a costume
and i build a fort prepare for my groom”

The Trump Administration is (Still) Disrupting Abortion Access for Migrant Teens in Custody

Jane Doe’s fight for an abortion while in federal custody isn’t over—and other immigrants and refugees are fighting back.

We Heart: The Women Athletes Getting Political in PyeongChang

Sports and politics have long been intertwined. With the 2018 Winter Olympics in full swing, athletes—especially female athletes—are speaking out.

Sexual Assault Reports at West Point Have Doubled Since Last Year

Sexual assault isn’t unique to West Point’s campus, nor is it unique to the armed services.

Visualizing Reproductive Justice Under Trump

The curators at A.I.R. Gallery centered their biennial CURRENTS exhibition this year on abortion—creating a safe space for what were once unspeakable stories to be shared at a pivotal time.

Liberating Words: Dandelion Puff

“hey
you girls
i just wanted to let you know you’re beautiful
i can’t believe your parents would let you out alone”

Gloria Steinem Pushes Back on Borders

Los Angeles City College’s Herb Alpert Music Center came alive last week when Ms. co-founder Gloria Steinem joined activist and entrepreneur Samantha Ramirez-Herrera for a conversation about immigration.

Why #MeToo Doesn’t Translate in China

One woman’s #MeToo story has forced others to recognize and reckon with the fact that sexual harassment is prevalent in Chinese schools and universities—and that an infrastructure to address it, report it and educate against it is long overdue.

The Ms. Q&A: Akwaeke Emezi on Freshwaterand Finding Home

Ms. talked to Emezi about her commitment to Igbo ontology and truth-telling, metaphors versus alternate realities and her debut novel.

Liberating Words: Prey

“she should be glad to be
sitting
on train
knees together”

#MeToo

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.”

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