The 2020 Women’s March in Los Angeles will mark the beginning of an entire year of civic engagement and activism led by Emi Guereca, who organized the 2017 LA Women’s March and each subsequent event and launched the non-profit Women’s March Foundation in 2017 to extend its mission.
“It’s not my fault or how I dressed… the rapist is you.”
Celebrities kicked off the new year with a series of rousing speeches on political topics like climate change, abortion and even escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran—and some women in the crowd even made history.
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Feminism dominated the headlines in 2019—and Ms. was reporting, rebelling and truth-telling from the movement’s front lines all year long.
What were your favorite pieces?
Activists, advocates, filmmakers, show-runners, authors and other feminist leaders and luminaries sat down with Ms. writers and editors this year for interviews. In this piece, we’re rounding up some of their most notable quotes.
Women voters across demographic lines opened up to pollsters about what’s getting them to the polls in 2020—and from Finland and Bangor, Maine, women stepped into their historic power by taking up political office.
The U.S. is one of only two nations in the world that does not offer some form of paid leave, leaving over 80 percent of workers with little financial recourse if they must take time off to care for a new child or a sick family member. Feminists this week pushed for progress on the issue on Capitol Hill—winning one major victory and then calling for even more.
Nancy Pelosi’s latest viral moment, milestones from the last two weeks and new research on the impact of workplace sexism. (And more!)
“You know, people, people often ask me why I choose the subjects that I do—and it’s really based on my barometer of anger. If something makes me very angry, that’s what I really want to focus on.”