With midterm elections coming up, the opinions of young voters are increasingly important—and they will make sure to consider women’s rights when filling out their ballot.
Author: Hannah Beck
Helping America Rebuild: A Community-Based Effort for Disaster Resilience
With climate disasters increasing drastically, disaster resilience efforts have to adapt. Resilience Force is a new initiative working on providing disaster relief to the most vulnerable—an effort led by women of color.
Feminist Wishes for 2022: “We Were Never Meant To Do This Work Alone”
As 2021 comes to a close, Ms. asked some of our favorite feminists—from abortion activists and providers to climate crisis specialists and environmentalists—what they see as top priorities and what changes they’re hoping for in 2022.
“Ms. readers: We are the answer—the future we’ve been waiting for! And that begins right now, on the eve of 2022.”
Civil Rights Groups Urge Senate to Delay Recess Until Voting Rights Legislation Is Passed
More than 200 civil rights groups urge the Senate to pass voting rights legislation before they leave for recess—and before it’s too late to ensure safe, fair 2022 midterm elections.
This Thanksgiving, Think About Who Put Your Food on the Table
The campaign “The Humans Who Feed Us” by Justice for Migrant Women (J4MW) aims to humanize the immigrant workers who bring the food to our tables. J4MW shares profiles of workers who migrated with everyone who eats—from well-known restaurant to college cafeterias.
Abortion Finder Tool Now Includes Telehealth Providers: “It’s All About Access”
Access to telehealth abortion services has expanded greatly throughout the pandemic. The inclusion of telehealth options in Power to Decide’s Abortion Finder tool allows patients to find out with a few clicks if they can get abortion pills mailed using telehealth.
Supporting Queer Youth as Life Moves Back to In-Person Spaces: “I Had to Conceal my Expression at Home”
LGBTQ people are 50 percent more likely to experience cyberbullying than their heterosexual peers. Strict anti-discrimination policies, queer representation and setting up a Gay-Straight-Alliance on campus are known to be effective prevention strategies—but these options disappeared during the pandemic.
Now that most schools are back to in-person classes, educators and students are facing the challenge of rebuilding the safe spaces in-person that were lost during the past 19 months.
Ten Powerful Moments From This Week’s Unprecedented Congressional Hearings on Abortion
The Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Oversight Committee held hearings Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, to hear from activists, lawmakers and other members of society on their perspectives on abortion access and S.B. 8. Here are 10 powerful moments from the hearings.