Victoria Pietruszka

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Don’t Love Your Job? Teach Yourself A New One

This is the story of how one woman became a designer without going to design school. Karen Cheng’s experience offers valuable insights for anyone itching to do something different.<p>I got my job as a designer without going to design school.<p>I wanted to change careers and become a designer, but I …

Moral Justice, But No Reparations, for Henrietta Lacks - Ms. Magazine Blog

After more than six decades of medical breakthroughs that were made possible with the cells of Henrietta Lacks, justice is finally being served to …

Challenging Abstinence-Ed in Illinois - Ms. Magazine Blog

This fall, 6th- through 12th-grade students in Illinois will no longer learn exclusively about abstinence in their sex-ed classes. Gov. Pat Quinn …

Comic-Con's Carnival Atmosphere Sadly Punctuated by “Slutty Victim” Feel - Ms. Magazine Blog

I enjoy going to Comic-Con. The creative costumes and the variety of people in them, old and young, fat and thin, gender normative and gender queer, …

Shame on Huma-Shaming - Ms. Magazine Blog

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has once again found himself in the spotlight for sending sexts and explicit photos to women, under …

Should Feminists Be Critical of Compulsory Monogamy? - Ms. Magazine Blog

In 1980, Adrienne Rich broke new ground in her essay “On Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence,” in which she argued that feminism need …

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Fighting Violence with Joy: An Interview with Eve Ensler - Ms. Magazine Blog

For decades, feminist revolutionary Eve Ensler has combined art, activism and her unrelenting passion to oppose the violence against women and girls …

Feminism and "Real Men" - Ms. Magazine Blog

[<i>See Update at bottom</i>]<p>Can men be feminists? Absolutely.<p>But recent media maneuvers and blogosphere blow-ups have put this confident answer to the …

Mother Of Dead Cairo Reporter Publishes Gut-Wrenching Final Text Messages

Her mother Sabreen Mangoud, published the last few text messages she shared with her daughter on Facebook.<p>They are incredibly difficult to read.<p>From The National:<p><b>06:19 am</b><p>Mother: Habiba, what's going on there? I went to sleep at 1:30, that's 11:30 your time. What's with the attack? Tell me.<p>Habiba: …

The legacy of silence: Why we ignore the rape of women from Guatemala to Syria - Women’s Media Center

The legacy of silence: Why we ignore the rape of women from Guatemala to Syria<p>Just before 2 a.m. and nearly half a world away, I watched a guilty …