Los Angeles-based writer and editor Michele Kort has been a journalist for more than 25 years. Her stories have been as varied as her interests -- from popular music and film, to sports and fitness, to women's issues -- and her style is marked by thoroughness, readability and warmth.
is currently Senior Editor of the iconic Ms. magazine, now located
in Beverly Hills. You
can find some of her Ms. stories at http://www.msmagazine.com,
and a Ms. article she's particularly proud of -- "Global Sex
Rules: The Price of Silence" (about the horrific global gag rule
on reproductive information) --appears in The
W Effect: Bush's War on Women, edited by Laura Flanders (The Feminist
Editor: Songwriter, Living Fit, Fit Pregnancy, UCLA Magazine.
L.A. Press Club, ASCAP, Council for Advancement and Support of
Education (CASE), Women's Sports Foundation, Western Publishing Association.
Second book: The End of Innocence: A Memoir, cowritten with Chastity Bono (Alyson Books, June 2002).
Third book: Dinah! Three Decades of Sex, Golf and Rock & Roll (Alyson Books, February 2005)