Rebecca Traister
Senior Editor

Feminism Has Conquered the Culture. Now Comes the Hard Part
A debate on this unprecedented opportunity
September 14, 2014

Two female writers battle it out over that very question.

Feminism's Real First Wave Was America's Early Teachers
An interview with Dana Goldstein, author of 'The Teacher Wars'
September 03, 2014

An interview with Dana Goldstein, author of 'The Teacher Wars.'

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. 

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