Melissa Petrangelo Scaia: “My frustration is not that we do not know how to end violence against women. It is that we have not changed the thinking that women are less.”
The people in these pages remind us that this moment in time is very much connected to what came before and what will follow.
The long-standing experiment in clear-cutting the environment in order to prioritize one objective does not work.
How do we build true equality without duplicating the short-lived experiment of Reconstruction after the Civil War?
How are women leading the way forward in exposing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis and fostering healing?
The extensive reporting of this issue, in print and online, would not have been possible without a generous grant from The Minneapolis Foundation.
This issue offers a look at the spectrum of experiences people of marginalized genders are navigating while sheltering in place.
Coverage will be focused on past, present, and future women who are helping to move our society away from one in which only a small percentage thrives.
Our readers and community-based writers are integral to what we do.
Solutions that get to short-term, surface-level relief, without correcting the underlying issue, do not fix anything.
The October theme is on Gatekeeping — who decides what the values and priorities are, and how are women working to change those tables of power?
Do you understand that your quality of life and your survival are tied to how authentic and generous the connections are between you and the people and place you live with and in?
— adrienne maree brown, “Emergent Strategy”