The Activist Issue:
Keeping the Flame Alive
Take inspiration from the lives and work of six women whose passion for justice and commitment to their commuiities make the world a better place for all.
- Kitchen Table Candidate: Winona LaDuke
-Speak Truth to Power: Kek Galabru, Wangari Maathai, Senal Sarihan, Maria Teresa Tula
- Street Fighting Woman: Cheri Honkala
- Mementos of a Movement: Memorabilia of the suffragist movement

MS.CELLANEOUS:
-Word: Bush

Honey, Disney Shrunk the Kids
What's in your child's VCR these days? We asked progressive parents and their kids what they watch. The answers might surprise you.
SHE SAYS
Dorothy Roberts talks about reproductive rights in black and white.
YOUR WORK
Women and Venture Capital: Women vie for a place in the world of high-tech venture capital.

Work Notes: Grrl power to Scotland ASAP and more
Editor's Page: Making Mischief

Ms. News

TECHNO.FEM: Digital Divide

Books:
-Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Now?, by Angela Dillard
- Toy Guns, by Lisa Norris
- Boy Still Missing, by John Searles
- Nickel and Dimed, by Barbara Ehrenreich
- Women and Popular Music, by Sheila Whiteley

-First Person: Give Me Shelter
-Columns: Daisy Hernandez, Patricia Smith and Gloria Steinem
Call for Woman of the Year
Tell us who you think should be recognized in this special issue.



With tons of TV channels available, most chock- full of commercials that induce whining for the latest toys, many folks opt for videos. So what are they sliding into their VCRs? We contacted several progressive parents and asked them. And then we asked their kids. Surprise! The kids pretty much agreed with their parents. Maybe its a feminist thing.

Click on the links below to see what they said:

Ariel Gore, Editor of Breeder: Real-Life Stories from the New Generation of Mothers (Seal Press, 2001); editor of HipMama and daughter, Maia Jane Swift, 11, editor of the zine Inside My Head: Love & Death in 5th Grade
Barbara Findlen, Editor of Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation (Seal Press, 1995)
Kris Lowe, Author of Girls R.U.L.E. (Berkley, 1998) and daughter Fiona Lowenstein, 7
Susie Bright, Author of Full Exposure (Harper San Francisco, 2000); editor of The Best American Erotica 2001 (Touchstone Books, 2001) and daughter Aretha Bright, 10
Elizabeth Birch, Executive Director, Human Rights Campaign
Rosie O'Donnell, Host, The Rosie O'Donnell Show and son Parker, 5
Dan Savage, Syndicated sex colunist; author of The Kid: (What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant) An Adoption Story (Plume 2000)
Rebecca Walker, Cofounder, The Third Wave; author of Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self (Riverhead, 2000)
Sheri Whitley, Managing Editor of Ms.
Janet Wong, Author of nine children's books, including Night Garden; Poems from the Wolrd of Dreams (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2000)
Roz Chast, Cartoonist, and son Ian, 13
Michael Franti, Musician
Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Author of Father of the Four Passages (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001)