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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 [...]

We Heart: Hannibal’s Stance on Sexual Assault

Hannibal is often lauded as one of the simultaneously most beautiful and grisly shows on television, but it deserves yet another accolade: Its showrunner Bryan Fuller refuses to depict sexual assault. If you’re unfamiliar with the Hannibal Lector mythos, here’s a primer: Lector is an esteemed psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer whose exploits are chronicled in [...]

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A Nobody Going Against a Somebody

In the novel Again and Again, author Ellen Bravo tells the story of Deborah Borenstein, a legislator who 30 years earlier saw her friend and roommate, Liddie Golmboch, raped at a fraternity party. The excerpt below is set in 1980s Upstate New York at Danforth University; Liddie’s assault has only recently taken place and the two women are [...]

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Subverting the “Girlie” Calendar: August

Ms. August Downstream in August, down the heron flew, straight through the secret bower where we stay in ferny waterfalls, safe from the day, forgotten as her words, a fonds perdu. A “girlie calendar” makes one think of men’s lockers, walls of auto repair shops or a military barracks: They’re typically collections of nude or [...]

Health

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

We Heart: Hannibal’s Stance on Sexual Assault

Hannibal is often lauded as one of the simultaneously most beautiful and … ...

Screen shot 2015-07-10 at 3.52.37 PM

A Nobody Going Against a Somebody

In the novel Again and Again, author Ellen Bravo tells the story of … ...

MMI Nude laying over book

Subverting the “Girlie” Calendar: August

Ms. August Downstream in August, down the heron flew, straight through … ...

Arts

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

We Heart: Hannibal’s Stance on Sexual Assault

Hannibal is often lauded as one of the simultaneously most beautiful and … ...

Screen shot 2015-07-10 at 3.52.37 PM

A Nobody Going Against a Somebody

In the novel Again and Again, author Ellen Bravo tells the story of … ...

MMI Nude laying over book

Subverting the “Girlie” Calendar: August

Ms. August Downstream in August, down the heron flew, straight through … ...

Life

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

We Heart: Hannibal’s Stance on Sexual Assault

Hannibal is often lauded as one of the simultaneously most beautiful and … ...

Screen shot 2015-07-10 at 3.52.37 PM

A Nobody Going Against a Somebody

In the novel Again and Again, author Ellen Bravo tells the story of … ...

MMI Nude laying over book

Subverting the “Girlie” Calendar: August

Ms. August Downstream in August, down the heron flew, straight through … ...

National

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

We Heart: Hannibal’s Stance on Sexual Assault

Hannibal is often lauded as one of the simultaneously most beautiful and … ...

Screen shot 2015-07-10 at 3.52.37 PM

A Nobody Going Against a Somebody

In the novel Again and Again, author Ellen Bravo tells the story of … ...

MMI Nude laying over book

Subverting the “Girlie” Calendar: August

Ms. August Downstream in August, down the heron flew, straight through … ...