Women's Lives in the Balance |
By Beth Baker
What's at stake for women voters? Oh, just little things such as legal equity, health care and decision-making over our bodies.
Women on the Run | By Deborah Walsh and Katherine Kleeman
Women are running for office in record numbers this year. Will they change the political process as well as policy?
Know Your November Ballot
Learn about many of the state ballot initiatives and referenda that affect women's lives—and find out which ones Ms. endorses!
So You Want to Change the World?
Nine scholars reflect on the burgeoning global, activist field of women's studies and how it's transforming students, universities, communities and feminism itself.
We've Only Just Begun | By Katherine Spillar
Ms. has chronicled how women have gone from second-class citizens to fierce feminist warriors—and we continue to sound the alarms, rally the troops and celebrate progress.
Halfway Into a Feminist Century | By Gloria Steinem
Previous social movements have taken 100 years to fully succeed; so what leaps are we going to take during the next 50 years of feminism?
The "Happy Birthday!" Letters
Our readers tell us how Ms. magazine changed their lives.
When We Met That Girl | By Lettie Cottin Pogrebin
A cofounding Ms. editor recalls how she worked with Marlo Thomas to help create the children's classic Free to Be…You and Me.
Lynell George on Janell Hobson's Body as Evidence: Mediating Race, Globalizing Gender
Aryn Kyle on Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior
Liza Featherstone on Lynn Povich's The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
Mark Anthony Neal on Patricia Hill Collins' On Intellectual Activism
Veronica I. Arreola on Jessica Valenti's Why Have Kids?: A New Mom Explores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness
Great reads for fall 2012
Feminist films available for
Run, Fundraise, Vote! | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Women can make a huge difference in this and future elections.