FROM THE LATEST ISSUE
The text from Michele Kort's sister, Melissa, on the last Friday in June read simply: “She’s gone.” Ovarian cancer had finally succeeded in taking my friend of 40 years from me, you,
her family, her circle, the world. But Michele, senior editor of Ms. for the past 13 years, lived too full and rich a life for anyone to believe she was truly gone. Read more...
Facebook Leans In
You should be paying attention to some recent developments at this behemoth of online business, especially if you’re a woman. It’s not the rollout of a nifty new feature aimed mostly at women. It’s much more important than that.
FROM THE ARCHIVE
Over the past year and a half,
though, Purvi Patel’s life has been upended. She is the first woman in the United States to be
convicted and sent to prison for feticide. Read more...
Courage in the Face of Terror
Living in the Crosshairs exposes the harrowing reality facing abortion providers in the U.S. To the uninitiated, that reality is shocking: a life of constant harassment and stalking, of hate mail and cyber-bullying and criminal trespass at their homes, of needing to don a disguise and bulletproof vest and do evasive maneuvers on the drive to work. Read more...
Saving Doctors' And Clinic Workers' Lives
Nearly 1 in 5 clinics experienced severe anti-abortion violence. “Stopping the threat of violence before it becomes actual violence is critical.” Read more...
Until quite recently, the NFL didn’t want to talk at all about domestic abuse, let alone its possible connection to the high-impact aspect of football. Then the Ray Rice incident occurred, and abuse was all people wanted to talk about. Read more...