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BREAST CANCER:
IS IT THE ENVIRONMENT?

For too long now breast cancer research has been dominated by the elusive search for the cure," says Andrea Martin, founder and executive director of the Breast Cancer Fund, a San FranciscoÐbased group that has launched a major campaign to draw attention to the links between the environment and breast cancer. MORE>>
 

FRIENDLY FOR WHOSE FAMILY?
by Betty Holcomb

One might assume that Lynnell Minkins, a single mother of three, would be thrilled to work for Marriott International. Last year, Marriott made Working Mother magazine's list of the 100 best companies for working mothers, largely because it offers flexible work schedules, hot lines to help employees deal with child-care emergencies, and three on-site child-care centers. Minkins, a food server at the San Francisco Marriott, could use that sort of help. But it's not available to her. MORE>>
 

IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE OF MS.
The Male Box
Ms. editor Gloria Jacobs engages two feminist writers--Susan Faludi and Susan Braun Levine in candid conversation about men, women, and change. Plus: an excerpt from Susan Braun Levine's new book!

Confessions of a Recovering Misogynist
A not so good brother describes his struggle to become a better man. > by Kevin Powell

Your suitcase is packed, your neighbor is feeding the cat, and you're ready to go. There's only one problem: you suffer from motion sickness. MORE>>
Every week, I pick up a copy of The Stranger (a free Seattle weekly paper) and read Dan Savage's sex advice column out loud to my friends MORE>>
While the stories of suffragists and reformers such as Jane Addams of Hull House are better known since the advent of women's studies, the history of party women has been neglected until now. MORE>>
What do a long-dead President and his slave concubine, the tug-of-war over a little boy, and two current books about men by feminists have in common? MORE>>
Sugar and spice and everything nice? Maybe little girl. But other elements--earth, fire, water, air--make a woman who she is. MORE>>
Looking out from behind the veil--an Islamic head-covering for the head and face--some feminists see oppression, others, sacred tradition. MORE>>
 
 
 
 
           
     

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