From Kamala Harris’s infamous “I’m speaking” to Megan Thee Stallion’s public call to “Protect Black Women,” here are 10 memorable and stinging comebacks launched by feminists that our future grandchildren will probably see in their history books some day.
Author: Meliss Arteaga
Advancing Justice, Building Community: Inside the Fight for Immigrant Rights in Los Angeles
The Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles Immigrant Rights Network, a coalition of organizations committed to the education, mobilization and protection of immigrants in Boyle Heights; and Promesa Boyle Heights, a collective of residents, young people, schools and community organizations in the neighborhood, are standing firm in their fight for immigrant justice.
The Ms. Q&A: What Intergenerational Storytelling Means to Sehba Sarwar
“Sometimes stories live within us, and then the events around us stir up narratives that we think we have forgotten.”
The Ms. Q&A: The Simpsons Writer Carolyn Omine on Being the Only Woman in the Room
Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer and writer Carolyn Omine—the only woman on The Simpsons writing staff—took some time to chat with us about outshining sexism, channeling her inner Lisa and finding the humanity in her characters.
The Ms. Q&A: Daisy Hernandez on Writing as Fighting Back
“Both on the national stage and my day to day life, people can ignore me for whatever reasons—’cause I’m Latina, ’cause they have ideas bout me—but when I’m on the page, no one ignores the page.”
50 Feminist Women to Follow on Twitter
A recent study confirmed that Twitter is dominated by white, male voices. Diversify your feed with these feminist voices!
10 Summer Reads for Young Feminists
Young feminists looking to further their knowledge about the movement or yearning for an empowering story will find it in these books.
Latina Girls in Texas Staged a Quinceañera Protest for Immigrant Rights
Fifteen young Latinas wearing brightly-colored gowns and tiaras took to the steps of the Texas State Capitol in Austin to demand justice for all immigrants.
The Untold Story of a Feminist Legend: DOLORES Sheds New Light on an Activist Icon
A new, award-winning documentary finally tells the story of Dolores Huerta’s life-long fight for justice and equality.
Fighting Menstrual Taboos with Emoji
“It’s unbelievable that there’s an emoji for a floppy disk and tacos but not for something 800 million women and girls are experiencing on any given day.”