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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.”
“Most companies don’t talk about issues like sexual violence because doing so risks inviting negative headlines and public criticism. But we feel it’s time for a new approach.”
“His wrongdoing strikes at the very heart of our constitution,” Nancy Pelosi explained. “Our democracy is what is at stake. The president leaves us no choice but to act because he is trying to corrupt, once again, the election for his own benefit.”
It’s Pink Friday in the Feminist Store! (Like Black Friday, only you don’t have to leave your house, wait in line or support a massive corporation in order to finish all of your shopping.) Here’s a sampling of what’s on sale all weekend long—including Ms. memberships, feminist tees and a community of feminist finger puppets.