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Ms. is an American liberal feminist magazine co-founded by second-wave feminists and sociopolitical activists Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes. [1]

87 relations: Abortion, Activism, Alice Walker, American Jewish Congress, Amy Brenneman, Angela Davis, Angelina Jolie, Anne Summers, Arlington County, Virginia, Australia, Barbara Ehrenreich, Blu Greenberg, Carol Leifer, Charlize Theron, Clay Felker, Dalia Itzik, Date rape, Desperate Housewives, Domestic violence, Dorit Beinisch, Dorling Kindersley, Dorothy Pitman Hughes, Elaine Lafferty, Fairfax Media, Feminism, Feminist Majority Foundation, Gender pay gap, Generation gap, Glass ceiling, Gloria Steinem, Grunge, Hillary Clinton, Human trafficking, Israel, Jane Fonda, Jewish feminism, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, Joy Picus, Katherine Spillar, Kathy Najimy, Knesset, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, List of women's magazines, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times, Marcia Ann Gillespie, Mary Thom, Master (form of address), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel), Miss, ..., Modern liberalism in the United States, Monash University, Mr., Mrs., Ms., National Magazine Awards, New York (magazine), Phyllis Chesler, Political sociology, Queen Noor of Jordan, Robin Morgan, Roe v. Wade, Samuel R. Delany, Sarah Jones (stage actress), Second-wave feminism, Sheila Michaels, Sojourner Truth, Supreme Court of Israel, Surname, Susan Faludi, Suzanne Braun Levine, Sweatshop, The Jewish Press, The Jewish Week, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Third-wave feminism, Tzipi Livni, United States, Utne Reader, Virginia, Wanda Sykes, WarnerMedia, WBAI, Wonder Woman, Working Mother, Working Woman (magazine). Expand index (37 more) »


Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus.

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Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental reform or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society.

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Alice Walker

Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist.

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American Jewish Congress

The American Jewish Congress is as an association of Jewish Americans organized to defend Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy, using diplomacy, legislation, and the courts.

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Amy Brenneman

Amy Frederica Brenneman (born June 22, 1964) is an American actress, writer, and producer.

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Angela Davis

Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, academic, and author.

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight, June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian.

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Anne Summers

Anne Summers PhD AO (born 12 March 1945) is an Australian writer and columnist, best known as a leading feminist, editor and publisher.

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Arlington County, Virginia

Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich (born August 26, 1941) is an American author and political activist who describes herself as "a myth buster by trade" and has been called "a veteran muckraker" by The New Yorker.

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Blu Greenberg

Blu Greenberg (born January 21, 1936, in Seattle, with the name Bluma Genauer, later legally changing her first name to Blu) is an American writer specializing in modern Judaism and women's issues.

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Carol Leifer

Carol Leifer (born July 27, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress whose career as a stand-up comedian started in the 1970s when she was in college.

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Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron (born 7 August 1975) is a South African and American actress and film producer.

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Clay Felker

Clay Schuette Felker (October 2, 1925 – July 1, 2008) was an American magazine editor and journalist who founded New York Magazine in 1968.

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Dalia Itzik

Dalia Itzik (דליה איציק Dalya Itsik; born 20 October 1952) is a former Israeli politician who last served as a member of the Knesset for Kadima.

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Date rape

Date rape is a form of acquaintance rape.

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Desperate Housewives

Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama and mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions.

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Domestic violence

Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.

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Dorit Beinisch

Dorit Beinisch (דורית ביניש; born February 28, 1942) was the 9th president of the Supreme Court of Israel.

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Dorling Kindersley

Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.

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Dorothy Pitman Hughes

Dorothy Pitman Hughes (born 1938) is a feminist, child-welfare advocate, African-American activist, public speaker, author, pioneering African-American small business owner, and mother of three daughters.

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Elaine Lafferty

Elaine Lafferty former editor of Ms. magazine, a Hillary Clinton supporter who advised the McCain-Palin campaign in 2008.

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Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media Limited (formerly John Fairfax and Sons) is one of the largest media companies in Australia and New Zealand, with investments in newspaper, magazines, radio and digital properties.

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Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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Feminist Majority Foundation

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Arlington County, Virginia, whose stated mission is to advance non-violence and women's power, equality, and economic development.

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Gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is the average difference between the remuneration for men and women who are working.

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Generation gap

A generation gap or generational gap, is a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values.

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Glass ceiling

A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (typically applied to minorities) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy.

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Gloria Steinem

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the American feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

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Human trafficking

Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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Jane Fonda

Jane Seymour Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru.

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Jewish feminism

Jewish feminism is a movement that seeks to make the religious, legal, and social status of Jewish women equal to that of Jewish men in Judaism.

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Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) was founded in 1997 with the aim of "expand the spiritual, ritual, intellectual, and political opportunities for women within the framework of halakha," or Jewish law.

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Joy Picus

Joy Picus (born 1930 or 1931) was a Los Angeles, California, City Council member for sixteen years, from 1977 to 1993, and was a Ms. magazine Woman of the Year in 1985.

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Katherine Spillar

Katherine Spillar is the American executive editor of Ms. and co-founder and executive director of the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) and the Feminist Majority.

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Kathy Najimy

Kathy Ann Najimy (born February 6, 1957) is an American actress, voice actress and comedian.

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The Knesset (הַכְּנֶסֶת; lit. "the gathering" or "assembly"; الكنيست) is the unicameral national legislature of Israel.

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Loretta "Letty" Cottin Pogrebin (born June 9, 1939) is an American author, journalist, lecturer, and social activist.

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List of women's magazines

This is a list of women's magazines from around the world.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Marcia Ann Gillespie

Marcia Ann Gillespie (born 10 July 1944) is an African-American magazine editor, writer, professor, media and management consultant, and racial and gender justice activist.

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Mary Thom

Mary Thom (June 3, 1944 – April 26, 2013) was an American feminist, writer, and editor.

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Master (form of address)

Master is an English honorific for boys and young men.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel)

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (מִשְׂרַד הַחוּץ, translit. Misrad HaHutz; وزارة الخارجية الإسرائيلية) is one of the most important ministries in the Israeli government.

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Miss (pronounced) is an English language honorific traditionally used only for an unmarried woman (not using another title such as "Doctor" or "Dame").

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Modern liberalism in the United States

Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States.

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Monash University

Monash University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mister, usually written in its abbreviated form Mr. (US) or Mr (UK), is a commonly used English honorific for men under the rank of knighthood.

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Mrs. (American English) or Mrs (British English) (Standard English pronunciation) is a commonly used English honorific used for women, usually for those who are married and who do not instead use another title (or rank), such as Dr, Professor, President, Dame, Prime Minister, etc.

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"Ms" or "Ms." (normally, but also, or when unstressed)Oxford English Dictionary online, Ms, n.2.

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National Magazine Awards

The National Magazine Awards, also known as the Ellie Awards, honor print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy enterprise and imaginative design.

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New York (magazine)

New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.

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Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis Chesler (born October 1, 1940) is an American writer, psychotherapist, and professor emerita of psychology and women's studies at the College of Staten Island (CUNY).

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Political sociology

Political sociology is concerned with the sociological analysis of political phenomena ranging from the State, to civil society, to the family, investigating topics such as citizenship, social movements, and the sources of social power.

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Queen Noor of Jordan

Noor Al-Hussein (الملكة نور; born Lisa Najeeb Halaby on 23 August 1951) is the queen dowager of Jordan as the widow of King Hussein.

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Robin Morgan

Robin Morgan (born January 29, 1941) is an American poet, author, political theorist and activist, journalist, lecturer, and former child actor.

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Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), is a landmark decision issued in 1973 by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of the constitutionality of laws that criminalized or restricted access to abortions.

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Samuel R. Delany

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Sarah Jones (stage actress)

Sarah Jones (born November 29, 1973) is an American playwright, actress, and poet.

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Second-wave feminism

Second-wave feminism is a period of feminist activity and thought that began in the United States in the early 1960s and lasted roughly two decades.

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Sheila Michaels

Sheila Babs Michaels, also known as Sheila Shiki-y-Michaels (May 8, 1939 – June 22, 2017), was an American feminist and civil rights activist credited with popularizing Ms. as a default form of address for women regardless of their marital status.

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Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth (born Isabella (Belle) Baumfree; – November 26, 1883) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist.

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Supreme Court of Israel

The Supreme Court (בית המשפט העליון, Beit HaMishpat HaElyon) is the highest court in Israel.

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A surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture).

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Susan Faludi

Susan Charlotte Faludi (born April 18, 1959) is an American feminist journalist and author.

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Suzanne Braun Levine

Suzanne Braun Levine is an American author and editor.

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Sweatshop (or sweat factory) is a pejorative term for a workplace that has very poor, socially unacceptable working conditions.

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The Jewish Press

The Jewish Press is an American weekly newspaper based in Brooklyn, New York, and geared toward the modern Orthodox Jewish community.

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The Jewish Week

The Jewish Week is a weekly independent community newspaper targeted towards the Jewish community of the metropolitan New York City area.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Third-wave feminism

Third-wave feminism is an iteration of the feminist movement that began in the early 1990s United States and continued until the fourth wave began around 2012.

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Tzipi Livni

Tziporah Malka "Tzipi" Livni (ציפורה מלכה "ציפי" לבני; born 8 July 1958) is a prominent Israeli politician and former Foreign Minister of Israel.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Utne Reader

Utne Reader (a.k.a. Utne) is a quarterly American magazine that collects and reprints articles on politics, culture, and the environment, generally from alternative media sources including journals, newsletters, weeklies, zines, music, and DVDs.

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Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes (born March 7, 1964) is an American actress, comedian, and writer.

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Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.

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WBAI (99.5 MHz), is a non-commercial, listener-supported radio station licensed to New York City.

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Working Mother

Working Mother magazine is a national magazine for career-committed mothers.

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Working Woman (magazine)

Working Woman was an American magazine that ceased publication in September 2001 after 25 years.

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