Ms. Magazine

In “Yours In Sisterhood,” filmmaker Irene Lusztig unearths letters sent to Ms. magazine during the feminist movement. Many could have been written today.
"When I was 21, I terminated a pregnancy and was so grateful."
Martha Graham's impact on the art of dance has been compared to the impacts of Stravinsky, Picasso and Frank Lloyd Wright to the fields of music, painting, and architecture, respectively.
I've said it before and I'll say it here: Women marched for this? Whatever happened to "a woman needs a man like a fish needs
The stigma of menstruation compounded by the stigma of poverty shouldn't leave our neighbors without the items they need for their basic health and welfare.
As a child, I was raised by one parent who was a charter subscriber to Ms. magazine and spent weekends in the bachelor pad of another who collected (also from its first issue) Playboy. Perhaps it is no wonder then that today I am a professor of gender and sexuality studies,
When Bombeck quipped "I don't think women outlive men... It only seems longer," she challenged the system that would have us believe women live easy lives.
Imagine what we could accomplish in these next 50 years if we were to "think big, unite and use our power." Imagine women, men, girls and boys each seeing themselves as equally valuable human beings. Imagine how life would look and feel then.
I was an insecure and confused high school student when I first became aware of Gloria Steinem through the pages of my mother's issues of Ms. Magazine.
How could I sufficiently thank her for all she has given me -- particularly as a teenager growing up in the 1970s -- which included my very first glimpse of a future free from the conventional constraints of housewife and mother?
During the 17 years I edited 'Ms.' I learned how to identify our history-in-the-making: if one woman is experiencing something, there are surely countless others who have been keeping quiet, convinced that they are either the only ones - or simply insane.
A far-right elected official on the borough assembly has demanded Ms. Magazine be pulled from the shelves of a local grocery store.
I was only married a short while when I realized something was wrong with me. It happened when I heard myself mumbling obscenities as I pushed the vacuum, powered entirely by resentment.
Fifteen other Americans will also be honored, including Oprah Winfrey and Bill Clinton, but what makes Gloria Steinem's selection notable is how, by extension, the movement she has helped lead over the past four decades will be honored.
Head over to Brainpickings to read more. Maria Popova of Brainpickings recently shared extracts from "Letters To Ms.", a
With an unflappable belief in the possibility of a freer, fairer world, Letty Cottin Pogrebin has spent the last 42 years of her life combating anti-Semitism, promoting peace in the Middle East and tirelessly fighting for women's rights in the U.S. and abroad.
When editor Gloria Steinem invited a male to write a cover story for Ms. magazine, I was him.
Caring for an infant or touching someone's life as she [or he] is growing up is about loving care. Supporting a young woman's goals and dreams are vital especially in our culture. Being generous with support even if they change paths or do not measure up to some idealized version of what you thought they should become. It is about letting them find their own way, but remaining a touchstone.
We came together to celebrate our collective pride and three generations of connections as a "family." To remember the conversations we started with each other that became articles, sparked a dialogue with our readers - with women everywhere.