A sexist storm of double standards and hypocrisy is brewing, with Office of Budget and Management (OMB) nominee Neera Tanden at the center, putting her confirmation to lead the government agency in serious jeopardy.
A global pandemic puts a serious wrench in the plans of any feminist seeking an active sex life. Luckily, there are concrete steps that can be taken to increase safety, without sacrifice. Just in time for our first COVID-era Valentine’s Day, Ms.’s Roxy Szal spoke with three sexperts— Dr. Raegan McDonald-Mosley, Dr. Megan Stubbs and Vanessa Geffrard —about pleasure, self-love and self-care during the pandemic and beyond.
Currently, 30 state legislatures are controlled by Republicans, and in 16 of these, Republicans hold a veto-proof supermajority. Republicans are using this unchecked power to propose and pass an incredible amount of anti-abortion legislation.
South Carolina state Sen. Mia McLeod, Ohio Rep. Erica Crawley and Kentucky Rep. Attica Scott break down the tools and steps feminists must take to fight back.
On Monday, several members of the Black Maternal Health Caucus unveiled the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021—a legislative package to address the urgent maternal health crisis in the U.S.
Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, released a video Friday honoring Nasrin Sotoudeh and calling for her release.
“I stand in solidarity with Nasrin because I believe as she does that justice is essential; humanity and dignity for all is essential; equality is essential in every society on the planet.”
What does the Jan. 6 riot and insurrection at the U.S. Capitol signify for our nation? How and why could this have happened? Will the president be impeached? How are feminists and frontline activists supposed to process all this?
To begin to answer these questions and make sense of these unprecedented times, Dr. Michele Goodwin, journalist Jennifer Steinhauer and psychologist Patricia Jones Blessman led listeners this week in a frank, honest conversation, where they lay out the facts against the president and the domestic terrorism performed in his name.
Kathleen Unger and VoteRiders ensure that voter ID laws—which disproportionately disenfranchise people of color, low-income people, women and young people—don’t prevent voters from making their voices heard.
“VoteRiders was born of outrage—my outrage that people will be deprived of their right to vote.”
The people have spoken! The stories below are the most popular articles published this year on MsMagazine.com—measured by page views, average time spent on each page, times shared and a few other technical measures.
While they range in topic, you will find a common theme: women and their allies fighting for justice.
“Our representative democracy is supposed to represent us,” urges a joint letter—part of a recent push from notable feminists to convince California Gov. Gavin Newsom to replace Vice President-Elect Harris’s Senate seat with another Black woman.
This year, the gender gap is wider than it’s ever been—a large reason for Biden’s lead nationally and in the battleground states.
But what do these women voters want? And what’s different about the 2020 election, compared to those in the past?
Ms. editor Roxy Szal in conversation with Cecile Richards, Supermajority’s CEO and co-founder, and Juanita Tolliver, Supermajority’s political director.