FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | January 15, 2021
Ms. Magazine, a legacy feminist publication, has named their Top Feminists of 2020. From those who dedicated themselves to voter mobilization to leaders in the field of reproductive justice, from politicians to pop stars, Ms. editors selected 25 feminists who, despite the many obstacles of the past year, made a significant impact in the ongoing fight for equality.
The list includes Stacey Abrams; “Those Women from Michigan”: Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Attorney General Dana Nessel; LaTosha Brown of Black Voters Matter; Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris; Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, for her critical role in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine; Nasrin Sotoudeh, a human rights lawyer in Iran sentenced to 38 years in prison for representing women for not wearing hijabs; among others. The list also honors the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in memoriam. See the full list here.
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.
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Launched in 1971, Ms. is the most trusted, popular source for feminist news and information in print and online with a tradition of in-depth investigative reporting and feminist political analysis. Ms. is wholly owned and published by the Feminist Majority Foundation.