In advance of of the 2020 elections—and the 100th year of women’s right to vote—I spoke to Katherine Spillar, executive editor of Ms., about the role feminists played in the last election, and how we can continue expanding on our victories.
We’re printing posters of our Special Inauguration Issue commemorative cover, featuring all of the feminists now serving in the House alongside Speaker Pelosi—and you can snag one today by becoming a Ms. sustaining member!
Spillar graduated magna cum laude from TCU in 1975, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Studies. She also has a Master’s of Science interdisciplinary degree in Economics, Urban Studies and Business from Trinity University.
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There’s no truth without Ruth—and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t spend the season spreading her spirit of feminist righteousness!
We’ve got big news for Giving Tuesday: A generous supporter has pledged to match all special year-end contributions to Ms. up to $10,000!
Honestly, I don’t care to see another thing about Invisible Woman. I am tired of being erased. Instead, I want to see Visible Woman. (“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s—oh, christ, who invited Beth?”)
In our fall issue, award-winning author Amanda Hollis-Brusky takes stock not just of the threat Brett Kavanaugh poses, but of the efforts by Trump to stack the federal courts, at every level, with nominees just like him.
Ms. is the proud media sponsor of this year’s National Sexual Assault Conference—which is why I’ll be spending the next three days handing out a million free magazines, streaming sessions and sitting down for a marathon of live-streamed conversations with experts and advocates on-site. (And blogging all about it! Right here.)
“Her name was Gloria Steinem, and her message was simply—yet revolutionary. She believed that women and men should be equal.”