A Cabinet That Looks Like America

A Cabinet That Looks Like America

With Kamala Harris and 11 women nominees, seven of them women of color, President Joe Biden’s Cabinet will be, as he promised, “the single-most diverse … that’s ever existed.”

But does a diverse Cabinet matter for the U.S. public? Evidence points to yes.

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like: Ms. Winter 2021 Issue Ushers in New Era in Gender Equality

The latest issue of Ms. celebrates and explores the transformational shift to a new era of gender equality, with feminist women holding some of the most consequential levers of power.

For the first time in U.S. history, the presidential Cabinet appointments will reach gender parity; the House of Representatives is led by a feminist woman speaker, and feminists chair some of the most powerful committees, including the Appropriations and the Oversight and Reform committees; and Kamala Harris will be the first woman and first Black and South Asian to be vice president.

Here’s a glimpse at what you’ll find inside the upcoming Winter issue.