Such legal acknowledgement of the existence of intersex conditions, which have been known about for all recorded history, comes surprisingly late. Germany is the first country in Europe, and only the second in the world after Australia, to pass such a law.
With “See It Loud,” the National Academy has performed the rather extraordinary feat of turning a postwar movement in which women were every bit as prominent as men into a boy’s club with not a single girl in sight.
Close your eyes and picture a libertarian. Maybe Rand Paul’s grinning visage and satyr-like curls swim before your lids. Maybe you see that guy from college who hijacked a seminar on Madame Bovary by pontificating about laissez-faire economics. Either way, you are definitely picturing a white dude.
Alicia Beltran's case was dropped, but she's not dropping her fight for pregnant women's rights.
An animated porn star is changing Indian views on female sexual liberation
Meet Savita Bhabi, the cartoon porn star who is transforming India's relationship to female sexuality.
Emily Yoffe has managed to outrage everyone on Twitter this morning despite having written nothing about our infuriating Congress.
Early in her medical career, Dr. Elizabeth Miller counseled a 15-year-old girl who was afraid of getting pregnant but wasn’t using birth control. She gave the patient some routine advice: Talk to your boyfriend about using condoms. “Two weeks later, she was in our ER with a severe head injury, having been pushed down the stairs by her boyfriend,” says Miller, now the chief of adolescent medicine in Pittsburgh’s children’s hospital. It hadn’t occurred to Miller that the teenager wasn’t using condoms because her controlling boyfriend wouldn’t allow it.
In what may be one of his last hurrahs as mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg on Monday unveiled a campaign that aims to bolster young girls’ self-esteem by telling them they’re beautiful the way they are.
Last year, to counter the notion that the GOP was waging a "war on women," National Review ran a piece titled "The War on Men," by editor-at-large Kathryn Jean Lopez, who wrote, "I am deeply offended by what is being said about men," and went on to cite men like Rick Santorum, noted enemy of contraceptives.
What does it look like when you mix up journalism and the tech-world ethos? That's a question that's been asked a lot lately, when Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post (and when Chris Hughes bought this magazine). But those purchases were legacy brands, with owners who don't need to immediately make money and who appear to have a great deal of reverance for the best parts of traditional journalism.