I am exhausted by their always-promised incremental, presentational, we-gave-you-one-now-shut-up evasions of actual change. I’m ready for a revolution.
From gender identity to travel to the evolution of the soul, these 30 books are bound to get your 2020 journey off to an auspicious start.
This Steubenville documentary will leave you “seeing red”—and hopefully propel more people in every community to join the movement against violence.
Celebrities kicked off the new year with a series of rousing speeches on political topics like climate change, abortion and even escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran—and some women in the crowd even made history.
As a feminist, I found the film about Fox to be satisfying, but also hard to watch—and not for the reasons you might expect.
I sat in the Cinemark with a very wet face while the two women behind me began dissecting what they’d seen. “That Amy. She is irredeemable! Who would act that way?” I did, and sometimes still do.
While it had its ups and downs, 2019 was a great year for books written by women, trans and gender nonconforming writers and other historically marginalized writers. This year is shaping up to be even better—as evidenced by the 86 books in this very 2020 preview!
Rose’s classic study, Black Noise: Rap Music and and Black Culture in Contemporary America, turned 25 this year—and was also named one of the top books of the 20th century by Black Issues in Higher Education. To mark the occasion, the American Studies Association featured a panel celebrating Rose and Black Noise featuring hip-hop and black cultural scholars. Rose sat down for an interview with Ms. to talk about hip-hop, feminism and the state of popular culture.
Given recent activism on the part of celebrity women—from the #MeToo movement to the Time’s Up Campaign—it’s easy to forget there was a time not that long ago when the link between fame and feminism was viewed with suspicion and even incredulity. Here, we chart the evolution—and increasing impact—of celebrity feminism over this millennium.
2019 was a banner year for awesome films and television shows written, created and fronted by women—it was the year that female-empowerment productions broke records and that women showrunners and directors changed national perspectives on critical matters, such as abuse and mental health, and made us heartily laugh.