You Two Together?
You share a home and a life with your best girlfriend.
What do you call that?
- Just the Facts
- Word: No
- Women to Watch
A puppet maker on a mission.
- Cardinal Sins
and Death in Iraq
Our reporter goes inside Iraq to learn firsthand what
sanctions have done to the lives of women.
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.
Eyes of the Beholder
African American women photographers turn the "gaze"
Breaking from Tradition: Two Great Singers from Mali.
My Dreams, My Works, Must Wait Till After Hell by Gwendolyn
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
-Smell, by Radhika Jha
Person: Slut, Interrupted
-Columns: Daisy Hernandez, Patricia Smith and Gloria
for Woman of the Year
Tell us who you think should be recognized in this special
1984, Ms. broke new ground by naming writer/psychologist
Carol Gilligan Woman of the Year and creating an annual
award to recognize women's contributions to the life of
The award has celebrated extraordinary women who are making
a positive difference and has challenged the notion that
great works, inspiring deeds, or groundbreaking acts are
the sole province of men.
us who you think should be recognized in this special
issue and why. The women can be from anywhere in
the world and should be recognized for some change-making
or groundbreaking action or activity that occurred
during the 12-month period between Spetember 2000
and August 2001.
Submissions are due by August 15, 2001.
Send your recommendations to:
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Recognizing the fact that women's trailblazing, activsm,
and accomplishments know no bounds, after the first year,
the editors made the award plural rather than singular
saluting Women of the Year rather than one woamn.
And from the beginning Ms. sought to recognize
women from many different walks of life. We're celebrating
grassroots, national and international activists, political
leaders, scientists and scholars, writers, artists, entertainers,
athletes, and entrepreneurs. But recently, during a period
when I was not longer in women's hands, the awards were
Free at last, Ms. is reclaiming that tradition.
We will celebrate the first of our twenty-first century
Women of the Year in the December 2001/January 2002 issue.