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Shea Holt photo taken by Sarah Whiting at the 2023 Minnesota Women's Press event

How Youth Violence Happens:  A Conversation With Shea Holt 

A bruise I can feel today, tomorrow, maybe the next day. But the things that are harder to heal from are unseen. 

Farming Resilience

Farmer-led organizations, such as the National Farmers Union within the World Farmers Organization, have pushed to have our perspectives heard and included in these discussions about climate crisis solutions.

Burnt-Out People Cannot Serve a Burning Planet

I feel my shoulders rising, a rock in my stomach forming, and the recurring thought that I and we are not doing enough.

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Is women’s studies still relevant?

Founded in the late '60s, the academic discipline of women's studies has now expanded to include gender and sexuality studies as well as racism, environmental equity and peace studies. With all these changes ... is women's studies still relevant?

Hip on hemp: Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis is the "hemp queen" using hemp and recycled fabric in her clothing business

Birds & Bees

What are Minnesota’s public schools teaching about sex? The answer may surprise you.

Radical sisters

They belong to one of the world's most patriarchial organizations, but when it comes to their own leadership, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet do things differently.

Green Grrrls

Six Minnesota women share their stories of environmental activism

A force for change

Natalie Johnson Lee is a forceful advocate for women of color

Adventurous entrepreneur

Luisa Fuentes-Tuel is an immigrant, mother and businesswoman who’s proud of her Peruvian roots

Activists in training

Today's women activists are changing the universe - and becoming leaders, too

A caring economics

Riane Eisler on why a "caring economics" is necessary for our survival

Giving back, getting back

Minnesota women volunteers act on their passions

History, herstory, whose story?

What today’s girls are learning in school – and books we think they should be reading