Four Advocates Talk About How Minnesota Can Address Gender-Based Violence Collectively

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We know so many survivors who went through a criminal process and find themselves no safer. They don't feel healed. Survivors deserve more options than what we currently have invested in as a society.

2024 Badass Minnesotan Award Winners

Badass members voted for the first annual Badass Minnesotans Awards, whose recipients were recognized at an April 13 event. The five individual and three organizational winners were selected from a collection of 2023-24 stories published on womenspress.com.

Legacy Story: A Newspaper in Which We See Ourselves (1985)

The first issue of Minnesota Women's Press.

A Conversation With Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: What We Can Celebrate Around the State

Many of us have been working on these issues for two decades, and we are now seeing the fruit of that organizing.

We Are Celebrating Six Awards!

We are celebrating our triumphs at last night's Minnesota…

Lt. Gov Peggy Flanagan Talks Women and Leadership in Minnesota

We had an opportunity to talk with Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan. Here is some of what she shared with us about what she is proud of, on not going backwards, and on opportunities for cultural growth in Minnesota.

March 2022: In the News

Visit the award-winning womenspress.com website and listen to a radio show conversation about the new Changemakers Alliance

Collective Effort: Resettling Afghan Refugees in Minnesota

There are dozens of people statewide who are working together…

Naheed and Yusra Murad: Supporting Basic Needs

“It is not possible for someone to have a sense of physical, mental, and social well-being without having safe, stable, dignified housing.”

Georgia Fort: Holding Media Accountable

“It is about examining the media industry and saying, ‘How can we be better collectively? How can we stop being an industry that causes further harm to marginalized and oppressed communities?’”

Sue Purchase: Guerrilla Public Health Provider

Overdose deaths in the U.S. rose to over 93,000 in 2020 — up from 70,630 in 2019 — which was the largest amount ever recorded in a 12-month period.