The women sharing their abortion stories in the Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole briefs owe much to the women lawyers who filed a 1970 landmark case challenging New York’s abortion ban.
The collection captures the giddiness of the decade and the unbridled enthusiasm for creating new ways of being and doing.
The practice of using feminine pronouns (often in a sexually suggestive way) to refer to things such as tools, cars, and even boats is fairly common—so common that many people do not stop to question what they are actually saying, which is that women are objects. This underlying message in our language is reflective of how our society treats women.
Notorious RBG is a lively, accessible, and smart look at Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, career, and impact on American law and feminism.
My Life on the Road is part autobiography, part political treatise, and part impressionist account of the amazing people and places Gloria Steinem has encountered during the four-plus decades she’s been an itinerant feminist agitator.
I recently chatted with the Ms. Foundation’s Teresa Younger about its new “MyFeminismIs” campaign, the importance of lifting up all-inclusive feminism, and the role of foundations in bolstering movement building.
‘The Feminist Utopia Project: Fifty-Seven Visions of a Wildly Better Future,’ offers a panoply of exhilarating responses to the question of what an ideal world looks like. And the future these writers dream of isn’t just a desirable one. As far as they’re concerned, it is an achievable one too.
Respondents to a new poll believe in equality for women, but many have a negative view of the word “feminism,” are divided on whether women of color face more barriers to equality than white women, and have a narrow idea of what “women’s issues” means.
In truth, because trans people are often forced to remain silent out of fear, any attempt to stand up for ourselves and counter conventional wisdom is seen by some members of the public as the so-called mob descending.
Looking up to a Carly Fiorina-type doesn’t help you if you have to quit your job because you can’t afford child care.