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FALL 2007


Ms Magazine Summer 2007


Special collector’s issue! Ms. celebrates its 35th anniversary!

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Then & Now

 
National
Global

Police Beat
Scholarly Treasure
On Our Terms
Action! Camera!
1 Million Sisters
Freeing the Survivors
Stopping New York Sex Ad-dicts
Short Takes, Calendar
Calendar


Faceless in Gaza?
Señora Minister
Feminist Polygamy?!
Uneasy Lies the Head
The Hope of Darfur
Wangari’s Words
Short Takes

FEATURES

Cover Story
Voices Carry
In honor of the magazine’s 35th anniversary, we asked a variety of women from across the country, and around the globe, to reflect on feminism and Ms. How have the movement and the magazine changed their lives?

The Triumphs of Title IX
Women’s educational equity turns 35, and there’s plenty to celebrate.

Scaling the Ivory Towers | CARYN MCTIGHE MUSIL
Title IX opened the floodgates of opportunity for women in colleges, graduate and professional schools, launching them into the careers of their dreams.

Schoolgirl Dreams | JENNIFER HAHN
Today girls take “shop,” ace math, and fend off sexual harassers, thanks in no small part to Title IX.

Back to the Land | DELTHIA RICKS
“Recovering politician” Carol Moseley Braun now applies her progressive values to healthy food.

Air Time | L.S. KIM
A media scholar examines how feminists have impacted mainstream media from without and within—but reminds us we still have a long way to go.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
Vote With Your Purse | MARTHA BURK
Time for women to put their money where their political hopes are.

Health
Sharper Focus? | DR. SUSAN LOVE AND SUE ROCHMAN
Women should demand more inventive breast-cancer research.

Excerpt
Prophet of Peace | SUZANNE BRAUN LEVINE AND MARY THOM
In their new book about Bella Abzug, authors and former Ms. editors Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom highlight Abzug’s involvement in the peace movement.

Memoir
Flower Grandma’s Secret | SUSAN WICKLUND
A heroic abortion provider divulges her career to her grandmother— who has a secret of her own.

Book Reviews
Ronnie Steinberg on Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

Joy James on Silja J.A. Talvi’s Women Behind Bars: The Crisis of Women in the U.S. Prison System

Gail Dines on Robert Jensen’s Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity

Gail Tsukiyama on Xiaolu Guo’s A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

R. Dianne Bartlow on Joanna Bourke’s Rape: Sex, Violence, History

Bookmarks
Great reads for fall 2007

DVD Watch
Four fantastic films for home viewing

Backtalk
The Bra That Never Burned | Donna Brazile
Even the media’s biggest myth couldn’t dissuade this feminist

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