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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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NEWSFLASH: California Goes After Crisis Pregnancy Centers

It looks like crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) may not be able to act with total impunity anymore. At least not in California if state lawmakers finish work on a disclosure bill. The California Assembly passed a bill this week that would force CPCs to provide accurate information to pregnant women about all their options, which [...]

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The 5 Biggest Myths About Menstruation

Whichever way you look at it, menstruation is still a taboo—and that taboo is affecting women’s lives. Many women have to hide their pads and tampons (should someone—shock, horror!—realize that they are on their period) and some girls are unable to attend school, practice their religion or prepare food for 20 percent of their adult [...]

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Do Women in Muslim Countries Have More Reproductive Freedom than American Women?

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to pass a law that would tighten restrictions on abortions performed after 20 weeks, it followed the lead of state legislators across the country. But U.S. legislators are bucking global trends to increase women’s rights and access to reproductive care. Every day in the U.S., restrictions are [...]

Health

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

Screen Shot 2015-05-28 at 2.04.42 PM

NEWSFLASH: California Goes After Crisis Pregnancy Centers

It looks like crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) may not be able to act with … ...

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The 5 Biggest Myths About Menstruation

Whichever way you look at it, menstruation is still a taboo—and that … ...

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Do Women in Muslim Countries Have More Reproductive Freedom than American Women?

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to pass a law that … ...

Arts

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

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NEWSFLASH: California Goes After Crisis Pregnancy Centers

It looks like crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) may not be able to act with … ...

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The 5 Biggest Myths About Menstruation

Whichever way you look at it, menstruation is still a taboo—and that … ...

2080196365_f76eb0dafe_z

Do Women in Muslim Countries Have More Reproductive Freedom than American Women?

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to pass a law that … ...

Life

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

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NEWSFLASH: California Goes After Crisis Pregnancy Centers

It looks like crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) may not be able to act with … ...

3753385882_2a564e7dfb_o

The 5 Biggest Myths About Menstruation

Whichever way you look at it, menstruation is still a taboo—and that … ...

2080196365_f76eb0dafe_z

Do Women in Muslim Countries Have More Reproductive Freedom than American Women?

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to pass a law that … ...

National

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

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

Screen Shot 2015-05-28 at 2.04.42 PM

NEWSFLASH: California Goes After Crisis Pregnancy Centers

It looks like crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) may not be able to act with … ...

3753385882_2a564e7dfb_o

The 5 Biggest Myths About Menstruation

Whichever way you look at it, menstruation is still a taboo—and that … ...

2080196365_f76eb0dafe_z

Do Women in Muslim Countries Have More Reproductive Freedom than American Women?

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to pass a law that … ...