This weekend marks 18 years of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan—one that has transformed the landscape of women’s lives in the region. Ms. has been consistently covering the fight for Afghan women’s rights, and amplifying the voices of women fighting for equality there on the frontlines. Here are some of the highlights.
The Supreme Court will soon decide whether it’s legal for an employer to fire a gay man because the employer disapproves of his sexual orientation, or to refuse to hire a trans woman because the employer is uncomfortable with her gender identity.
Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases that will decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects lesbians, gay men and trans people from workplace discrimination.
As news of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has been breaking, we asked our readers—what do you want to know about impeachment?
New York Times journalists Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly have published the results of their nearly year-long investigation into Brett Kavanaugh and the allegations against him by Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez in “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh.” Unfortunately, the authors bend over backwards to be fair to Kavanaugh—at the expense of fairness to Ford and Ramirez.
It’s been one year today since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Every woman in this country should still be livid over the blatant misogyny that polluted the entire confirmation process. I know I am.
Sunday marks one year since Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Conservative pundits and Republican officials predicted that Democrats who took a stand against the Supreme Court nominee would be punished at the polls. This take is dramatically flawed—and we have the polling to show it.
The perversely-named Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)—more appropriately dubbed by advocates the Migrant Persecution Protocols—requires asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings. Every day that this policy is allowed to stand, the administration is endangering thousands of lives.
A new California bill will allow campaign funds to be used for child care by those who choose to run for elected office. The bill, AB 220, is aimed to allow more women and parents to run for office beginning in 2020.
As the 2020 candidates have begun to roll out criminal justice reform proposals, we cannot forget the 219,000 women currently incarcerated in the United States. Tragically, women are often overlooked in plans meant to reduce the number of Americans held in jail cells or sent to prison each year.