Participants and speakers at the UN Women U.S. National Committee Los Angeles chapter’s General Assembly were asked one question when the event began: When was the first time you felt displaced?
“Wherever you go, women are the same in our needs. We need the same support, love and village. Our NOLA pop-up was further proof that we need more Jane Clubs.
Feminists in Los Angeles Monday celebrated the growing momentum for women’s equality worldwide, from the menstrual equity movement taking shape across the globe to the re-invigorated push for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment sweeping the U.S., at the Feminist Majority Foundation’s 14th annual Global Women’s Rights Awards.
We’re celebrating the 96th anniversary of the 19th amendment with fellow feminists on August 26 at a free event jam-packed with empowering goodness—and you should be there!
An Afghan rapper. The founder of the first primary school for girls in a Kenyan village. A trailblazing member of Congress who fights to create an AIDS-free generation. An advocate for women’s and children’s rights and empowerment. Tonite in Los Angeles, the Feminist Majority Foundation (publisher of Ms.) will award these four women with its […]
Progressive online journalists and politicians will gather this weekend in Providence, R.I., for the seventh annual Netroots Nation conference. With sessions on blogging, social networking and strategizing, Netroots is the politics geek’s equivalent of Comic-Con—minus the crazy costumes. Leftist luminaries are always in attendance; among this year’s main attractions are Paul Krugman, Elizabeth Warren and […]
After a week of serious talks and films, we’ll be ready to jet off to Brighton, U.K., for a riot grrrl-themed Halloween party. What era Kathleen Hannah will you be dressing as? Los Angeles & New York: Three women journalists who have risked their lives covering news in war-torn places have been named the International […]
Last week, Denver, Colorado’s annual all ages, women-centered music and arts festival, Titwrench, reached its Kickstarter goal of $3,000. But the community-based, DIY event still needs your help. Sprung from a living-room conversation between friends about feminism, Titwrench is now heading into its third year and has grown into a four-day festival of underrepresented artists […]
Welcome back to another round of Don’t Ms.! We’ve got a good variety of feminist events this week, so there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. Feminist events are calling for writers, activists, explorers–everyone is invited! Nationwide: “Professional Feminist” Morgane Richardson and CUNY Associate Professor Jessie Daniels are calling for submissions of essays about […]
Ms.’s weekly events post has been on a hiatus lately, but never fear–it’s back! The week ahead offers lots of opportunities to get your feminist art fix. New Jersey: Original posters dating back to the 1980s and new artwork by the legendary Guerilla Girls will be on display at the Mason Gross School of Art […]