The Trump administration declared farmworkers “essential” and advised them to continue working—meaning the 2.5 million U.S. farmworkers providing this food must put their health and safety on the line to keep Americans fed throughout this pandemic.
President Trump’s history of berating and avoiding the questions of women journalists of color in person and online has been widely documented and impossible to ignore. This week was no exception.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, blood donations have become increasingly necessary to help those diagnosed with the disease. However, not all healthy people can donate: The FDA has stated that—despite the need—gay and bisexual men are still banned from donating blood.
The Kentucky General Assembly met at the State Capitol to discuss House Bill 451, which would limit abortion access. In response, Kentuckians drove around the Capitol building and honked their horns during the meeting, with signs reading phrases like “Go Home” taped to their car doors.
Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Anita Bhatia, spoke to Ms. about COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on women internationally.
MAKERS is the award-winning video collection of women’s stories. Now, author Amy Richards is bringing these inspirational stories to young readers in the form of an interactive journal.
For 72 years, TIME named a Man of the Year. In 1999, they changed it to Person of the Year. Even then, only 11 women made the cover. This year, TIME created 89 new covers to recognize women who have defined the past century.
On the heels of oral arguments in June Medical Services v. Russo—a Supreme Court case that many fear may signal the beginning of the end of Roe v. Wade—comes a new video geared toward young people that talks honestly and openly about abortion. Upon the release of this video, Ms. sat down for with Tracie Q. Gilbert, co-founder of AMAZE.org, who breaks down the motivation behind the video and the need for open, honest, shame-free communication on the topic of abortion.
After Kakenya Ntaiya achieved her own education goals, she decided to go back to Kenya and give back to her rural community by redefining what girls’ lives should look like. So, in 2009, she started a school where girls could be girls, not wives.
A group of feminist musicians, trailblazers for equality and representation of marginalized groups, have teamed up to blow listeners away with heavily-saturated femme power.