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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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How Yoga Can Heal a “Fractured Body Image”

During every yoga class, my teacher said it: “If you can breathe, you can do yoga.” Given that this is true, why do so many American yoga practitioners look the same? Why has “doing yoga” and “wearing yoga pants” become ready joke fodder about slender, young, sorta-clueless, upper-middle-class white women? Yoga has become a modern [...]

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Why Schools—Not Law Enforcement—Should Investigate Campus Rapes

There’s one question about campus rape that comes up again and again: Why isn’t the crime handled exclusively by law enforcement? In a perfect world, the legal system would effectively arbitrate this crime, but given law enforcement’s dismal record on sex crimes, schools have no choice but to adjudicate campus rapes in order to comply [...]

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The Woman Who Could Replace Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

By now, the mayor of my beloved hometown, Toronto, needs no introduction: His name is Rob Ford. He’s the guy who gets belligerent at sporting events, sometimes speaks with a faux Jamaican accent, coached a kids’ football team (but can’t catch a football) and, oh yeah, occasionally smokes crack while “in a drunken stupor.” Ring [...]

Arts

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

Yoga-Body-Image

How Yoga Can Heal a “Fractured Body Image”

During every yoga class, my teacher said it: “If you can breathe, you can … ...

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Why Schools—Not Law Enforcement—Should Investigate Campus Rapes

There's one question about campus rape that comes up again and again: Why … ...

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The Woman Who Could Replace Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

By now, the mayor of my beloved hometown, Toronto, needs no introduction: … ...

Global

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

Yoga-Body-Image

How Yoga Can Heal a “Fractured Body Image”

During every yoga class, my teacher said it: “If you can breathe, you can … ...

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Why Schools—Not Law Enforcement—Should Investigate Campus Rapes

There's one question about campus rape that comes up again and again: Why … ...

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The Woman Who Could Replace Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

By now, the mayor of my beloved hometown, Toronto, needs no introduction: … ...

Justice

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

Yoga-Body-Image

How Yoga Can Heal a “Fractured Body Image”

During every yoga class, my teacher said it: “If you can breathe, you can … ...

4322493690_c476f1bf2f_o

Why Schools—Not Law Enforcement—Should Investigate Campus Rapes

There's one question about campus rape that comes up again and again: Why … ...

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The Woman Who Could Replace Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

By now, the mayor of my beloved hometown, Toronto, needs no introduction: … ...

National

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

Yoga-Body-Image

How Yoga Can Heal a “Fractured Body Image”

During every yoga class, my teacher said it: “If you can breathe, you can … ...

4322493690_c476f1bf2f_o

Why Schools—Not Law Enforcement—Should Investigate Campus Rapes

There's one question about campus rape that comes up again and again: Why … ...

14504163743_58bf92174f_z

The Woman Who Could Replace Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

By now, the mayor of my beloved hometown, Toronto, needs no introduction: … ...