More than a magazine, a movement

Winter 2016

Up Front

  • Letters
  • Keeping Score

National News

  • Judge on Trial
  • The Condom Campaign
  • Where Water Means Life
  • Measuring Up
  • Short Takes

Global News

  • No Safe Haven
  • The Coat-Hanger Rebellion
  • Breast Cancer Warrior
  • Short Takes


Not Going Back

by Gaylynn Burroughs

Here's where we're drawing a line in the sand to defend our rights.

Beyond the Gender Gap - Growing the Feminist Factor

by Eleanor Smeal

The heartbreaking presidential election of 2016 had a silver lining.


The Nearly Impossible Dream

by C. Nicole Mason

Hard work and ambition are supposed to be the keys to escaping poverty, yet few poor blck girls will ever achieve middle-class success. In her new memoir, Born Bright, public policy expert Mason illustrates why.


Redemption Time

by Lisa Barca

Shamed and bullied on social media, two high school sexual assault survivors reclaim their narratives in the now-streaming documentary Audrie & Daisy.


Not OK

by Hannah Alejandro and Debra S. Katz

It's against the law but still happening in the workplace every day. Here's what the U.S. legal system can do to back the millions of women saying sexual harassment is #notokay.

Book Reviews

  • Roxana C. Bacon on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's My Own Words
  • Erin Aubry Kaplan on Brit Bennett's The Mothers
  • Aviva Dove-Viebahn on Margot Lee Shetterly's Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race


Great reads for winter

Yes Comment

Fall 2016

Ms. Letter

New Feminists in Office

Introducing the talented new leaders who will hold the line for women in Washington

The Dream Will Never Die

Feminists of all sorts agree: It ain’t over.

Celebrating Feminism

by Janell Hobson

Feminism has grown more popular, more relevant and more vital than ever.

Last Word

Never Go Back

The election results call to mind the iconic 1992 Ms. cover “Rage + Women = Power” by artist Barbara Kruger.