Top 10 Ms. Blog Posts of 2010

As the year draws to a close, we at the Ms. Blog look back proudly on our first nine months of blogging (we began on March 8, International Women’s Day). We’ve put up 1,000 posts, had more than a million visitors and enjoyed nearly 10,000 comments from you, our very interactive readers.  Can’t wait to be […]

Repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Back to the Future?

We now have decisive action from Congress in its long-awaited repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. But what many don’t realize is that repealing this 1993 law moves us ahead in our thinking while actually moving us backward in our military practice. Before World War I, the U.S. had no legal restriction against homosexuals in the […]

Feminist Fairy Tales for Last-Minute Xmas Gifts

Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Certainly not Little Red Riding Hood–at least not before Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm penned their literary versions of her story in the 17th and 19th centuries respectively. The original oral folktale that inspired them, entitled “The Story of Grandmother,” was at once more bizarre, more overtly […]