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Spring 2013

Spring 2013 Cover


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

War on Women Rages On
New York State of Mind
Marriage Equality on the Cusp
It Is Rocket Science
Short Takes
Calendar

Femicide and Drug Wars
Battlefield Rose
Night Hunting in Bhutan
Short Takes

FEATURES

The Tipping Point | By Molly M. Ginty
Now that women are allowed in combat, will the rampant problem of military sexual assault finally be taken more seriously?

Girls Take the Lead | By Kathryn Joyce
As part of the U.N.'s annual meeting devoted to advancing women's status, girls from around the world spoke their truths and demanded answers.

Unholy Alliance | By Jeanne Clark
How U.S. family-planning and AIDS funds fuel anti-women forces across the globe

We've Got You Covered | By Cindy Pearson
10 things women need to know about health reform.

Beyoncé's Fierce Feminism | By Janell Hobson
Even as we love her talent, feminists sometimes don't know what to make of the provocative messages put forth by the "girl power" diva.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Firsthand
Time to Lean in and Push Congress | By Rep. Jackie Speier
We can boost our individual efforts if we demand more of our leaders.

Environment
Fracking Is a Feminist Issue | Rebecca Clarren
Are we trading our health for cheaper gas?

Money
The Cost of Violence | By Martha Burk
Think health care is expensive? Here's what drives it higher.

Remembrance
Mary Thom| By Michele Kort
Celebrating the longtime Ms. editor

Fiction
Divided| By Eve Ensler
From the new memoir by the author of The Vagina Monologues/p>

Book Reviews
Gaiutra Bahadur on Anchee Min's The Cooked Seed

Helena Maria Viramontes on Isabel Allende's Maya's Notebook

Fatemeh Fakhraie on Elif Shafak's Honor

Bill Frogameni on Michael D'Antonio's Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal

Laura Briggs on Kathryn Joyce's The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption

Bookmarks
Great reads for spring 2013

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing.

Backtalk
Breaking the Chain | BY DONNA BRAZILE
How to help STOP military sexual assault

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