Inside the Fall Issue of Ms.

In our expanded Fall 2020 issue, we examine how the ongoing battle over voting rights will have an impact on the country’s ability to hold fair elections during a pandemic, as well as on the difference women will make as voters and candidates.

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Q&A: Oakland Architect Deanna Van Buren Is Building a World Without Prisons

Deanna Van Buren is co-founder, executive director and design director of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces, an Oakland-based architecture and real estate development nonprofit working to end mass incarceration by building infrastructure that redefines the entire criminal justice pipeline.

“There’s an entire infrastructure for criminal justice; we could create an entire infrastructure for restorative justice.”

Ms. Needs Your Vote!

We are very excited to announce that our Summer 2019 cover has been nominated for the 2020 Best Cover award by the American Society of Magazine Editors.

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Letter from the Editors

We’re still reeling from the tragedy—the increasing number of cases of COVID-19, the increasing number of deaths, the increasing anxiety and feelings of helplessness. By the time you read this, the numbers of sick and dying will only be greater and the losses more tragic. These are difficult times for us all. And yet, we continue.

Inside the Spring 2020 Issue

We were at work on our latest issue of Ms. magazine when the world changed suddenly. As we go to print, we’re still reeling from the tragedy—the increasing numbers of people sickened by the disease, the increasing numbers of deaths, the increasing anxiety and feelings of helplessness. And yet, we continue.