Gender

Paid Leave This Week: Everywhere Is Better Than Here
July 24, 2015

Millenial women have no illusions about how hard it is to be a working mom in America.

Our New Podcast: "Intersection"
July 14, 2015

A podcast on race, gender, and all the ways we identify ourselves and one another, hosted by Jamil Smith.

U.S. Women Won the World Cup—And Earned Four Times Less Than the Men
July 06, 2015

The Women’s World Cup winners walked away with only six percent of what the male champions earned.

The Wrong Way to Stop Prostitution
July 05, 2015

Visa and MasterCard won’t work with Backpage.com anymore. That won’t help sex workers.

What the New $10 Bill Should Really Look Like
July 03, 2015

After all, the average woman makes only 78 percent of what a man makes. Black and Latina women make even less.

Does Hillary Really Believe in the Hillary Doctrine?
June 23, 2015

As Secretary of State she argued that global gender equality was essential to national security. But how about as president?

I Don’t Want to Be an Excuse for Racist Violence Anymore
June 22, 2015

We can’t talk about Charleston without talking about white women. Because Dylann Roof did.

How to Rid the Science Lab of Sexism
June 15, 2015

No matter what a Nobel Prize-winning scientist says about women in the lab, it doesn’t help to suggest segregating them—even in jest.

Carly Fiorina's Re-Branding of Feminism Is an Empty Marketing Strategy
June 12, 2015

She doesn't support policies that would benefit women on the whole.

One Picture Can't Tell All of Caitlyn Jenner’s Story
June 03, 2015

For the vast majority that sees Jenner as not too-little-too-late but too-much-too-soon, the cover is a powerful statement.

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