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Background: In 1971, during the height of America's modern women's movement, Ms. was born as the first mainstream feminist publication. "It was defining feminism for a generation of women," said senior editor Michele Kort.
Today, despite numerous changes in ownership, the goal and purpose of the magazine remains the same. "Ms. aims to inform, inspire and empower a world community of feminists to take action to achieve global justice and equality," explained Kort. And you can count on Ms. to feature the most progressive and forward-thinking feminist minds in an effort to continue to "put a feminist lens on politics, culture, society and global issues."
The Feminist Majority Foundation has been publishing Ms. for the last nine years, and in that time the publication has taken a stronger political focus and become more of a tool to engage women and encourage them to become active participants in the feminist movement....