Perhaps men named nature Mother Earth because they felt that they could dominate her, exploit her and abuse her, and that she would be silent in response—or at least unable to fight back in immediate defense.
This weekend, the Ms. community marched on—and reported back from the Women’s March front lines on Instagram.
We’ve launched a Ms. Marches Facebook group—a community space where our members and readers can learn more about marches, rallies and protests near them and meet up with other feminists there!
Our country is once again stirring, asking more from our leaders—and from each other. And once again, women are the leading figures in the resistance.
“It’s just the fear so far, and hopefully nothing will happen. But that’s the thing: You don’t want to live in fear.”
You were at the Women’s March on Washington. You won’t remember it because I carried you. At just 15 weeks along, you were the size of an orange.
Ni una menos, non una di meno. Not one less.
In the latest issue of Ms., we feature stories and photos from marches around the world. We also chart the marches out by state and country to show the massive mobilization that the world witnessed on January 21—and ensure that we remember it, and remain inspired by it, for years to come.
Hostile sexism will make us resist and keep resisting. Hostile sexism will make us persist and keep persisting.
“With the ferocity of historical lessons from the 1960s still to be learned, the hardest message is how to produce solidarity from times of disunity.”