I usually start the newsletter with a bit of news from the week, and I often ask you, our readers, for your reactions.
This has yielded some fascinating, deeply personal correspondence, from accounts of love and grief to political screeds to notions of general perseverance.
A few weeks ago, the query about feminism drew a response from Jan Rose Kasmir, the woman in an iconic Vietnam protest photo. Motto associate editor Samantha Cooney ended up interviewing Jan Rose, and the story ran this week. You can read it here.
In addition to all of the news, culture and political coverage we do, Motto loves to hear and lift up stories from all women, including and especially you.
So please keep sharing. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Author Karen Rinaldi argues that we need to stop excusing bad behavior from men by calling them ‘good guys’
Want a bigger paycheck? Author Jon Acuff shares three common blunders that will hurt your chances
The dance class may seem more like a party than a workout, but experts say it’s full of health benefits
As Republicans attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, lawmakers may keep key provisions that helped working moms
The actor, who welcomed a daughter days before winning an Oscar, discussed his latest role as a dad
She opened up about her work to end harassment and cyberbullying
Alyssa Mastromonaco, former deputy chief of staff to President Obama, explains what it took to get ‘a basic level of comfort’ in the West Wing
The singer said it was his ‘job to do the best I could to support her and understand what she was going through’
According to a new study, women in the finance world are more likely to lose their jobs over a mistake than their male colleagues
The unlikely duo went to see a performance about the importance of being kind to foreigners