Has MS undergone a sex change?

October 1986
Washington Monthly;Oct86, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p17
America's leading feminist magazine used to challenge the worst in men. Now it encourages the worst in women in men. Now it encourages the worst in women. Analyses the magazine's past and present.


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