Queer Women in Montenegro Tell Their Stories

“To be safe, we need to stay secluded. But I decided to try to live differently. There’s no air in the closet.”

White Women Can’t Get Away in Get Out

There is no way “out.” We can’t get away from ourselves.

Giving Voice to Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Violence

As a trans survivor of sexual and emotional abuse, Lexie Bean has spent a lot of time trying to make sense of their own body.

NEWSFLASH: Trump Administration Will Reverse Progress for Trans Students

President Trump is poised to rescind key anti-discrimination protections for trans youth issued last year.

PHOTO ESSAY: These 13 Women Are the U.K.’s Next Generation of Engineers

A photo project asks why there aren’t more women in the STEM field through the experiences and backgrounds of 13 women.

The Nearly Impossible Dream

Hard work and ambition are supposed to be the keys to escaping poverty, yet few poor black girls will ever achieve middle-class success.

Q&A: Meet the Vinyl Club Resisting Patriarchy One Record at a Time

The Chulita Vinyl Club is a three-year-old multi-city collective centering women of color—and celebrating their culture as an act of resistance.

Can Santa Be Black?

The poem “Can Santa Be Black?” by B.J. Wrights originally appeared in the December 1984 issue of Ms. In the true spirit of the season—one of hope, not fear; one of togetherness, not division; one of love, not hate—we wanted to republish it.

Q&A: Dr. Stephanie Allen and Lauren Cherelle on Black Lesbian Feminism and Fiction

“I decided to go for it because it defines who I am. I am Black, am lesbian and am a feminist and this is my press.”

An Intersection of America’s Ills

A wellness check with police deputies ended with Renee Davis – 23, five months pregnant, and a single mother of three – dead.

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