Rebecca Traister
Senior Editor

Beyonce's VMA Performance Was the Feminist Moment I've Been Waiting For
Behold one of the most powerful pop-culture messages of my lifetime
August 25, 2014

Behold one of the most powerful pop-culture messages of my lifetime.

Men Have Every Right to Complain About Parenting
Why we need more men to speak openly about the challenges and joys of raising kids
August 06, 2014

Why we need more men to speak openly about the challenges and joys of raising kids. 

Nine West Thinks Women Need "Husband-Hunting" Shoes
Five ideas for the shoe company's next ad campaign
August 04, 2014

So we have a few suggestions for them.

Don't Let Republicans Erase Vaginas From Women's Health
Without them, no health care system is complete
July 31, 2014

Or uteri, or fallopian tubes, or cervices, or ovaries!

Why Are There No Female Sheldon Adelsons?
The real reasons for the absence of free-spending women political donors
July 23, 2014

The real reasons for the absence of free-spending women political donors.

I Don't Care If You Like It
Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric
July 16, 2014

Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric.

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became the Most Popular Woman on the Internet
Web culture's revolutionary celebration of powerful female leaders
July 10, 2014

How web culture learned to celebrate powerful female politicians.

Paid Family Leave in America Is a Disgrace
But that might finally change
July 01, 2014

The state of family leave in this country is abysmal. But we are making progress. 

A Woman Should Run for President Against Hillary Clinton. Or Many Women.
June 25, 2014

For the very first time, there are four Democratic women who could plausibly run for president—and three of them are disqualifying themselves, on behalf of Hillary.

The Lonely Life of an Outlaw's Daughter
Making sense of a childhood filled with violence
June 25, 2014

Maria Venegas’s debut book is a stunning mash-up of genres and themes—part personal memoir, part non-fiction account of a father’s violent life as a gun-slinging criminal.

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