The War on Women was in full force under the Trump administration. But despite a transition of administration, the War on Women is still seeping into federal, state and local legislation and attempting to reverse important progressive policies. While the battle may look different, we are staying vigilant in our goals to dismantle patriarchy at every turn. The fight is far from over. We are watching.
In every issue of Ms., we track research on our progress in the fight for equality, catalogue can’t-miss quotes from feminist voices and keep tabs on the feminist movement’s many milestones. We’re Keeping Score online, too—in in this biweekly round-up.
This week: abortion restrictions skyrocket in 2021; Olympic policies disproportionately target Black women; Supreme Court rules in favor of free speech and gender expression; state legislatures endanger voting rights; and more.
For The Weekly Pulse (a revisit of an old Ms. column!), we’ve scoured the most trusted journalistic sources—and, of course, our Twitter feeds—to bring you this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness.
This week: Bill Cosby’s release sent shockwaves, the Helms Amendment is excluded from 2022 bill, and areas with low vaccination rates face an influx of COVID cases.
In the aftermath of Bill Cosby’s release from prison, many survivors and feminists are left questioning their faith in the justice system.
Less than a year after a jury declared a mistrial in the charges levied against the television star by Temple University employee Andrea Constand, and in the wake of the #MeToo movement, justice has finally been served in her case.
Women have spoken when no one is listening and women have spoken when the whole world is listening.
Just days after the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial was declared a mistrial, the comedian launched a plan to paint himself as a victim of his sexual assault allegations.
Cosby’s case brought the subject of violence against women out into the open.
In light of sexual assault allegations and recent charges against Bill Cosby, including his admission under oath in a 2005 deposition that he obtained and used Quaaludes to drug young women he wanted to have sex with, a Republican congressman is fighting to have Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom—the nation’s highest civilian honor—revoked. At a press conference late last […]
“The statement that the primary function of movies is entertainment is clearly not the end of the question. All entertainment is education in some way, many times more effective than schools because of the appeal to the emotions rather than to the intellect.” — Hortense Powdermaker, Hollywood, the Dream Factory As of this writing, more […]