Ms. Magazine

spring 2003
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this is what a feminist looks like

Features
The Feminist To-Do List by Gloria Steinem
Ms. Poll Feminist Tide Sweeps In as the 21st Century Begins by Lorraine Dusky
Affirmative Action on Trial by Teresa Stern
Women on Death Row by Claudia Dreifus
In the Thick of Life at 70 by Jessica Chornesky

Special Action Alert
Women Take Action Worldwide
Listing: Coalitions and Groups
National Council of Women's Organizations Statement on War with Iraq
NCWO Partial Members List
Why Peace is (More Than Ever) a Feminist Issue
by Grace Paley

Writing of War and Its Consequences
Ghosts of Home by Patricia Sarrafian Ward
Tales from an Ordinary Iranian Girlhood by Marjane Satrapi
Snow in Summer: LA, CA, 1963 by Helen Zelon

News
Pat Summitt's 800th Victory
Augusta Golf Club's Red Face
National Map of Priest Abuse
Women Warriors
Lesbians with Strollers
Kopp Trial
Trouble in Herat, Afghanistan
Reproductive Rights in Poland
Health Clinics in Guatemala
Congolese Women for Peace
Global Good News Round-Up
The Opposite of a Nuclear Bomb

Departments
Lower Breast Cancer Risks by Liz Galst
The Making of an Activist by Gloria Feldt
Nature Conservancy Gains by Rachel Rabkin
Harvard Stumbles on Rape Rules by Lorraine Dusky
The Bush Overhaul of Federal Courts by Stephanie B. Goldberg
My Friend Yeshi by Alice Walker

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Lorraine Dusky's magazine articles have earned her two EMMAs (Exceptional Merit in Media Award) from the National Women's Political Caucus.


This is What a Feminist Looks Like
Camryn Manheim


Camryn Manheim. Photo by David Kramer.

In January, Camryn Manheim gave a rip-roaring speech at a Planned Parenthood event in Los Angeles, celebrating the 30th birthday of Roe v. Wade. In her best crusading defense-lawyer manner (right out of her Emmy-winning role on The Practice), Camryn Manheim warned: “Religious extremists in our government are busily promoting a Christian theocracy that will eliminate the wall between church and state, and ultimately, the wall between the state and our bodies.” Pause. “Unless we don't let them.”

Pick up Ms. on stands March 25 for more Camryn Manheim


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