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Hillary’s Historic Nomination for President — A Photo Essay

Hillary’s Historic Nomination for President — A Photo Essay

| July 28, 2016

North Carolina-based photographer Jenny Warburg was on the floor of the Democratic National Convention this week and captured these images from the historic event nominating Hillary Clinton as the first female candidate from a major party. More »

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“Ghostbusters” Stands On Its Own

“Ghostbusters” Stands On Its Own

| July 21, 2016

You don't have to have seen the original to appreciate the "Ghostbusters" reboot. Seeing the new film with fresh eyes, our writer finds there is plenty for feminists to like. More »

#RightToPray: Women in India Fight for Access to Holy Sites

#RightToPray: Women in India Fight for Access to Holy Sites

| July 14, 2016

At many places of worship, "tradition" has barred women from entry. A growing number of women are now fighting back—and winning. More »

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Latina Voters Could Prove Pivotal in November

Latina Voters Could Prove Pivotal in November

| July 6, 2016

Figuring out how to appeal to—and mobilize—the fast-growing Latino electorate could be key for candidates for office at all levels this year. More »

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Four Latina Lesbians Still Seeking Justice

Four Latina Lesbians Still Seeking Justice

| June 29, 2016

A new documentary, "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four," tells the heart-wrenching story of a modern "witch hunt." More »

Orlando: The Crossroads of Queerness and Latinidad

Orlando: The Crossroads of Queerness and Latinidad

| June 23, 2016

In the aftermath of the Orlando mass shooting, we must be aware of the particular kinds of terror faced by queer people of color. More »

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

| June 17, 2016

WMC cofounder Robin Morgan takes stock of what Hillary Clinton's nomination means—and what we have to look forward to as she takes on Donald Trump in the general election. More »

Patricia Derian, Human Rights Pioneer: A Personal Appreciation

Patricia Derian, Human Rights Pioneer: A Personal Appreciation

| June 10, 2016

The author, a founding editor of Ms. Magazine and longtime journalist and advocate, remembers how she was inspired by civil and human rights activist Patricia Derian, who died last month. More »

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Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushes New Boundaries

Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushes New Boundaries

| June 6, 2016

In its second season, the Netflix series "Grace and Frankie" has its most feminist moment yet, portraying the right to death with a mix of gravity and levity. More »

Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

| May 31, 2016

After its first year, a movement in Pakistan to claim public spaces for women continues to grow—and it's finding allies and inspiration in India and throughout South Asia. More »