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So...Are You Two Together?
You share a home and a life with your best girlfriend. What do you call that?

- What?
- Just the Facts
- Word: No
- Women to Watch

Uppity Woman
A puppet maker on a mission.
- Unconscionable Care
- Cardinal Sins
- Healthnotes
Life and Death in Iraq
Our reporter goes inside Iraq to learn firsthand what sanctions have done to the lives of women.
Did the Women's Museum Wimp Out?
While many have raved about the new Women's Museum in Dalls, others say it soft-pedals the details of the struggle for women's rights.
Portfolio: Eyes of the Beholder
African American women photographers turn the "gaze" inside out.
Breaking from Tradition: Two Great Singers from Mali.
My Dreams, My Works, Must Wait Till After Hell by Gwendolyn Brooks

Ms News

Editor's Page: Mothering Our Mothers

-A History of the Wife, by Marilyn Yalom
-Freedom's Daughters, by Lynne Olson
-Kamikaze Lust, by Lauren Sanders
-Manmade Breast Cancers, by Zillah Eisenstein
-Smell, by Radhika Jha

-First Person: Slut, Interrupted
-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.

Boston Marriage
How do you explain sharing your life with a friend instead of a lover? This old-fashioned term helps define a new lifestyle for women. MORE>>
By Pagan Kennedy

Illustrations by Sarah Wilkins

Bringing Down Big Money
with Big Puppets

Nadine Bloch's papier-mache creations have become recognizable characters in the activist movement. MORE>>
By Miranda Kennedy

Unconscionable Care
Is the religious right compromising your health care? MORE>>
By Emily Bass


Nominate a trailblazer, activist, leader, scholar, entrepreneur or just plain dynamic woman you admire. Ms. celebrates the return of our Women of the Year Award. MORE>>
Illustrated childbirth kits in Nepal save women's lives.
Mothering Our Mothers: A letter from Ms. editor-in-chief Marcia Gillespie.