Rule Breakers

9 Feminist Stories You Might Have Missed Last Month

In the midst of the U.S. election, leaders around the world were busy breaking cultural taboos.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

It's no surprise that Election Day brought a lot of change — that's sort of the idea, right? But November 2020 brought historic feminist shifts both on and off the ballot, from Edinburgh, Scotland to Miami, Florida.

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1. The Squad won reelection victories.

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley were all easily reelected to Congress — and offered thrift-shopping advice to Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush, who opened up about the unspoken cost of a Capitol Hill wardrobe.