Introducing the Ms. Podcast: “On the Issues” With Michele Goodwin

We are so excited to announce the launch of Ms. magazine’s very first podcast: “On the Issues” with Michele Goodwin.

You read Ms. online and in print. You follow along on social media. Now, keep up with the feminist movement and even more of Ms.’s substantive, unique reporting with your new favorite podcast.

“On the Issues” is a show where we report, rebel and tell it like it is. Join host, Dr. Michele Goodwin, as she and special guests tackle the most compelling issues of our times, centering your concerns about rebuilding our nation and advancing the promise of equality. 

Tune in for our premiere episode on Tuesday, June 30 on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts or

Get a sneak peek of the feminist analysis, insightful conversations and exciting guests to come: A trailer is available now! You can listen to the trailer on Apple Podcasts and Spotify as well.

And we’d love if you help spread the word, too! The number one thing you can do to help the Ms. magazine podcast reach new listeners? Subscribe and rate the podcast on Apple. Let’s show the power of independent, feminist media! 

Meet Your “On the Issues” Host:

Dr. Michele Goodwin is a frequent contributor to Ms. magazine and on She is a chancellor’s professor at the University of California, Irvine and also serves on the executive committee and national board of the ACLU.

Goodwin is a prolific author and an elected member of the American Law Institute, as well as an elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Hastings Center. Her most recent book, Policing The Womb: Invisible Women and The Criminalization of Motherhood, has been described as a “must read.”

Policing in America: A Tale of Race, Sex and Violence

Tune in Tuesday, June 30 for the first episode of “On the Issues with Michele Goodwin”: Policing in America: A Tale of Race, Sex and Violence. Professor Goodwin and her guests will ask critical questions like:

  • Where are the women in the field of policing?
  • And why does it matter?


Katherine Spillar is the executive director of Feminist Majority Foundation and executive editor of Ms., where she oversees editorial content and the Ms. in the Classroom program.