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Feminism’s History of Online Organizing Laid Groundwork for Today’s Activism

Of all social movements, feminism has one of the longest and most storied histories of online organizing— a history that activists of all kinds can draw on. (Marco Verch / Flickr) As progressive social movements seek to gear up for the November election, they face uncharted territory. The recent...

Today in Feminist History: The American Revolution Brought Liberty to Some (July 4, 1876)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. July 4,...

40 Easy & Delicious Recipes for a Summer BBQ

Copy By: Lauren Schumacker Summer means cookouts. Whether you’re truly cooking outside on your grill or making due indoors, you can still partake in all of your summer favorites, from burgers and veggies, to salads, dips, and cocktails. To help you embrace all that summer has to offer (food-wise, at...

How to Choose the Perfect Sunscreen for Your Skin

You know those summer days where you’re out by the pool or the beach, and you’re just too busy having fun and forget to reapply your sunscreen every time you get out? Is it too much to ask of my sunscreen to protect me while I’m out having...

Home Tour: 650 Sq. Ft. of Feminine Style in San Francisco

Because San Francisco is notoriously the most expensive city to live in in the United States, renters there have a unique predicament in finding a home with both enough space and at the right cost. Lauren Haden, who works at Sephora’s San Fran headquarters, was able to find a...

The Best Fourth of July Sales to Shop This Weekend

Did anyone else’s mother make their family wear matching Old Navy American flag tee-shirts in the late ’90s/early ’00s? Or was that just mine? For me, the Fourth of July means gathering around the campfire with family and friends, having deep life talks interrupted by the sounds of colorful...

The Weekly Pulse, June 28-July 3: Health News You Should Know

For The Weekly Pulse (a revisit of an old Ms. column!), we’ve scoured the most trusted journalistic sources—and, of course, our Twitter feeds—to bring you this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness. In this week’s health related news, we discuss the risks of reopening,...

How To Turn Your Side Hustle Into Your Career

Jul 3, 2020 by Pete McAllisterSharing is caring!A side hustle is any activity outside of your day job that helps you make money. Many people pursue a side hustle to earn extra income, and many do it to enjoy their hobby or passion. Once a side hustle starts...

Black Mothers Are Still Fighting For Their Murdered Children

In 2016, nine women stood on stage at the Democratic National Convention, united by the deaths of their children.  Gwen Carr, Sybrina Fulton, Maria Hamilton, Lucy McBath, Lesley McSpadden, Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, Annette Nance-Holt, Wanda Johnson and Geneva Reed-Veal endorsed Hillary Clinton that night, joined together as Mothers of the...

Here’s What You Need To Know When Shutting Down Your Business

Jul 3, 2020 by Pete McAllisterSharing is caring!There are many reasons why you might be considering shutting down your business. It could be that you are moving abroad, COVID-19 has taken its toll, or you're taking your career in a different direction. In this article, we'll discuss the...