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Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship feminist publication that’s still going strong at 38!—proudly launches the Ms. Blog. We’re excited to be able to keep readers abreast of the latest feminist news and commentary in between quarterly issues of the magazine. The Ms. Blog will showcase the sharp writing and informed [...]

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The Final Hobbit Film: One Kick-Ass Chick Among the Sausagefest

You like battle scenes? You’ll probably like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the last of director Peter Jackson’s six films based on the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. Battle scenes make up the majority of the 144-minute film—and that doesn’t even count preparing for battles and talking about battles. Though there are some [...]

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The Privilege of Christmas Carols

It’s that holly, jolly time of year again when the festive patriarchy and cultural majority rises up and celebrates itself for its good-spirited, happy camaraderie. A time when we sing in hearty chorus, celebrating the triumphs and tribulations overcome by our favorite heroes, chipper and forward-looking, pulling themselves up by their red-and-green-striped bootstraps. Don’t get [...]

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Jennifer Lawrence: Legal Tipping Point for Women in Hollywood?

The recent “Guardians of Peace” Sony hacks are rocking Hollywood this holiday season with revelations of studio-wide sexism. News that Jennifer Lawrence, arguably the biggest movie star of the moment, received lower pay than her less-famous male co-stars on 2013’s American Hustle could spell catastrophe for Sony—and new hope for women if the revelations lead to action. [...]

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March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

hobbit

The Final Hobbit Film: One Kick-Ass Chick Among the Sausagefest

You like battle scenes? You'll probably like The Hobbit: The Battle of the … ...

shutterstock_222571633

The Privilege of Christmas Carols

It’s that holly, jolly time of year again when the festive patriarchy and … ...

shutterstock_195767792

Jennifer Lawrence: Legal Tipping Point for Women in Hollywood?

The recent “Guardians of Peace” Sony hacks are rocking Hollywood this … ...

Media

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

hobbit

The Final Hobbit Film: One Kick-Ass Chick Among the Sausagefest

You like battle scenes? You'll probably like The Hobbit: The Battle of the … ...

shutterstock_222571633

The Privilege of Christmas Carols

It’s that holly, jolly time of year again when the festive patriarchy and … ...

shutterstock_195767792

Jennifer Lawrence: Legal Tipping Point for Women in Hollywood?

The recent “Guardians of Peace” Sony hacks are rocking Hollywood this … ...

Justice

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

hobbit

The Final Hobbit Film: One Kick-Ass Chick Among the Sausagefest

You like battle scenes? You'll probably like The Hobbit: The Battle of the … ...

shutterstock_222571633

The Privilege of Christmas Carols

It’s that holly, jolly time of year again when the festive patriarchy and … ...

shutterstock_195767792

Jennifer Lawrence: Legal Tipping Point for Women in Hollywood?

The recent “Guardians of Peace” Sony hacks are rocking Hollywood this … ...

National

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

hobbit

The Final Hobbit Film: One Kick-Ass Chick Among the Sausagefest

You like battle scenes? You'll probably like The Hobbit: The Battle of the … ...

shutterstock_222571633

The Privilege of Christmas Carols

It’s that holly, jolly time of year again when the festive patriarchy and … ...

shutterstock_195767792

Jennifer Lawrence: Legal Tipping Point for Women in Hollywood?

The recent “Guardians of Peace” Sony hacks are rocking Hollywood this … ...