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Winter 2012

Fall 2011 Cover

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

Victory Over Violence
Birth-Control Roller Coaster
Voting for Sanity
Anything but "Secure"
Short Takes
Calendar

The Peaceable Warrior of Manipur
Say It, Spray It!
How West Africa Stops Cutting
Short Takes

FEATURES

Women of the Valley | By laura Sydell
The male geek is not the only image of success in the tech world.

We Are the Many, Not the Few | By Sarah Seltzer
Occupy's issues are longtime feminist concerns, so it's no wonder women are holding up half the movement.

Blocking the Vote | By aShley lopez
The vast array of new voting restrictions may affect your right to vote this November—and could change election outcomes.

"Should My People Need Me" | By Gaiutra Bahadur
Testing new freedoms under Burma's junta, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is running for Parliament.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
Fair and Square | By Martha Burk
Unemployment benefits should cover women as well as they do men.

Media
Singled Out| tamara Winfrey harriS
Why is the media obsessed with the marriage rate of black women?

Excerpt
Four (Same-Sex) Weddings & a Funeral | By SuSan GoldBerG
The author recounts how, in sickness and health, through love and tears, marriage equality brought a family together.

Book Reviews
Erin Aubry Kaplan on Joyce Carol Oates' Mudwoman

Liza Featherstone on Lilly Ledbetter's Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond

Anushay Hossain on Fawzia Koofi's The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan Into the Future

Diane Mehta on Anuradha Roy's The Folded Earth

Laura Orlando on Mara Einstein's Compassion, Inc.: How Corporate America Blurs the Line Between What We Buy, Who We Are, and Those We Help

Bookmarks
Great reads for Winter 2012

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing.

Backtalk
This Is What 40 Looks Like | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Ms. celebrates a big birthday and looks to the future.

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