Ms. magazine  -- more than a magazine a movement

SIGN UP FOR MS. DIGEST, JOBS, NEWS AND ALERTS

 

ABOUT
SEE CURRENT ISSUE
SHOP MS. STORE
MS. IN THE CLASSROOM
FEMINIST DAILY WIRE
FEMINIST RESOURCES
PRESS
JOBS AT MS.
READ BACK ISSUES
CONTACT
RSS (XML)
 
Winter 2013

Winter 2013 Cover

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

Bringing Abortion Back to Wichita
Will Justices Say "I Do"?
No Choice
Mixed-Up Mississippi
Short Takes
Calendar

Women in Waiting
A Big Step Forward?!
No Heights Too Steep
Reinventing the Wheel
Short Takes

FEATURES

The Feminist Factor | By Eleanor Smeal
As we move forward after the elections of 2012, it's time to acknowledge that it wasn't just women who made a critical difference in reelecting President Barack Obama, but feminists.

Here's to the Women Who Won | By Anita Little
Cheers for the new women in Congress, but we're a long way from gender parity.

Sarah Weddington: Still Arguing for Roe | By Michele Kort
The woman who argued Roe v. Wade remembers both the triumph and the backlash.

Homeland Insecurity | By Jake Blumgart
Did conservative political pressure shove the investigation of right-wing, anti-abortion extremism under the rug at America's top protection agency?

Back to the Kitchen | By Maria McGrath
Today's proponents of a natural-food "revolution" sometimes forget history — and return us to patriarchal fantasies of happy housewives at their hot stoves.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
The Hardest Hit | By Martha Burk
Women would be most punished by federal spending cuts.

Women's Studies
Feminist High | By Ileana Jimenez
How to teach women’s studies before college.

Fiction
Saving Mother From Herself | By marge Piercy
New fiction from a longtime favorite: A woman resists her family’s efforts to clean up what they consider her messy life.

Book Reviews
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson on Harilyn Rousso’s Don’t Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back

Janell Hobson on Jeanne Theoharis’ The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Erin Aubry Kaplan on Jamaica Kincaid’s See Now Then

Elaine Bernstein Partnow on Suzanne Braun Levine’s How We Love Now: Women Talk About Intimacy After Fifty

Joan Steinau Lester on Barbara Ransby’s Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson

Bookmarks
Great reads for Winter 2013

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing.

Backtalk
Women With Gavels | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Nancy Pelosi isn't the only one wielding power in the new Congress.

No Comment