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Congratulate Gloria Steinem with Ms. Magazine!

Congratulate Gloria Steinem with Ms. Magazine!

Ms. will be sending Gloria a congratulatory card within a few days, and we'd love for you to sign it!
Feminist Majority Foundation Celebrates Gloria Steinem’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Feminist Majority Foundation Celebrates Gloria Steinem’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Steinem was one of 16 honorees to receive the prestigious award from President Barack Obama today at The White House.
Help Us End the War on Women and See Your Name in Ms. Magazine!

Help Us End the War on Women and See Your Name in Ms. Magazine!

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Excerpts from Gloria Steinem's Speech as Ms. Turns 40

Excerpts from Gloria Steinem’s Speech as Ms. Turns 40

An inspiring keynote (view video) at the National Press Club in celebration of Ms. turning 40,focused not only on how far the feminist movement has come, but also where the feminist movement needs to go in the future. Brief excerpts of her remarks are as follows. On current challenges facing the feminist movement: “I was...
The Women of "Women, War and Peace"

The Women of “Women, War and Peace”

  By Michele Kort The remarkable five-part PBS series Women, War and Peace concludes on tonight (Tuesday, November 8th) with War Redefined, the capstone piece that brings together the issues brought up in the previous films about conflicts in Afghanistan, Colombia, Liberia and Bosnia. Narrated by Geena Davis, the film touches on, among other things,...
The Real Story of Margaret Sanger

The Real Story of Margaret Sanger

By Ellen Chesler Birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger is back in the news this week thanks to GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, who claimed on national television that Planned Parenthood, the visionary global movement she founded nearly a century ago, is really about one thing only: “preventing black babies from being born.” Cain’s outrageous and...
Boehner Bias?

Boehner Bias?

On Wednesday, Nancy Pelosi handed over the speaker’s gavel to John Boehner, who is charged with leading the “Tea Party Congress” in their efforts to repeal health care reform, disband the Select Committee on Global Warming, defund Planned Parenthood and do a bunch of other things that people who have never held elected office think...
Sheriff Decries Consequences of Inflammatory "Vitriol" After Tucson Shooting

Sheriff Decries Consequences of Inflammatory “Vitriol” After Tucson Shooting

Arizona Democrat Gabrielle Giffords is fighting for her life in a Tucson hospital after  having been shot in the head by a gunman while she conducted a “Congress on Your Corner” event in front of a market. Although she was listed in very critical condition after surgery, Dr. Peter Rhee, medical director of the trauma...
Ms. Magazine Website Makes Forbes’ Top 100 Best Website for Women

Ms. Magazine Website Makes Forbes’ Top 100 Best Website for Women

FROM FORBES WEBSITE: No one can succeed on her own. Even the savviest women need help along the way. To that end, with the help of the ForbesWoman community, we’ve searched the Web for the most dynamic, inspiring and helpful websites for women. We’re delighted to present this list of ForbesWoman’s Top 100 Websites for...
Sneak Peek at the new Spring Ms.: 5 of the 25 Gains for Women in the Health-Care Bill

Sneak Peek at the new Spring Ms.: 5 of the 25 Gains for Women in the Health-Care Bill

Feminists didn’t get everything we wanted in the historic health-insurance reform package passed in March: The lack of a public option and limits on abortion coverage were the most glaring setbacks, and a single-payer system wasn’t even considered. But bottom line, an additional 32 million Americans will gain health-care coverage—meaning that the vast majority in...