Ms. Magazine Announces the Launch of Its First Podcast, “On The Issues with Michele Goodwin”


Ms. magazine announced on Tuesday that they would be launching a new issues and policy-focused podcast featuring feminist analysis, insightful conversations and exciting guests. This will be the first podcast from Ms. magazine, a legacy feminist publication.

The premiere episode will be available on Tuesday, June 30 on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts or A trailer for On the Issues with Michele Goodwin is available now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

On the Issues is a show that reports, rebels, and tells it like it is. In each episode, host Dr. Michele Goodwin will tackle a different, critically important and newsworthy topic, in conversation with the thought leaders of our time, including activists, politicians, scholars and other special guests. The overarching theme of the podcast will center listeners’ concerns about rebuilding our nation and advancing the promise of equality.

Available on Tuesday, June 30, the first episode of On the Issues with Michele Goodwin is titled Policing in America: A Tale of Race, Sex and Violence. In this episode, Professor Goodwin and her guests will ask critical questions like: where are the women in the field of policing? And why does it matter?

On the Issues with Michele Goodwin currently has a five-star rating on Apple Podcasts and is already receiving rave listener reviews:

This podcast is covering all of the most important issues of today- from the magazine that got me through my teenage years and taught me how to be independent and forward-thinking. Can’t wait to listen!

I’ve searched long and hard for a great feminist podcast. This is the one!

Incredible!! This podcast is incredible: accessible, informative, and essential.

Meet the Host of On the Issues: Dr. Michele Goodwin is a frequent contributor to Ms. magazine and on She is a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Irvine and also serves on the executive committee and national board of the ACLU. Dr. Goodwin is a prolific author and an elected member of the American Law Institute, as well as an elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Hastings Center. Her most recent book, Policing The Womb: Invisible Women and The Criminalization of Motherhood, is described as a “must read.”

About Ms. Magazine: Co-founded by Gloria Steinem in 1972 and published by the Feminist Majority Foundation since 2001, Ms. magazine has been a trusted, popular source for feminist news and information in print and online for nearly 50 years. Ms.’s time-honored traditions of an emphasis on in-depth investigative reporting and feminist political analysis have never been more relevant, bringing a new generation of writers and readers together to create the feminism of the future.


If you would like more information on the On the Issues with Michele Goodwin podcast, or to schedule an interview with Host Michele Goodwin or Executive Producer & Ms. Executive Editor Katherine Spillar, please email