Gender

Do Ultra-Orthodox Jews Have Better Sex?
Wisdom from Oprah's favorite new rabbi
September 19, 2014

"Religious Jewish couples are supposed to practice eyes-open sex."

The Strange Case of An 18th-Century Sex Change Surgery
A chance discovery leads to one of the earliest known instances of the operation
September 17, 2014

A chance discovery leads to one of the earliest known instances of the operation.

Women Pay More Attention to Politics When Their Senator Is a Woman
And men significantly outperform women on tests of political knowledge
September 15, 2014

So let's get a female president, stat!

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.

Our Jack the Ripper Obsession Is Misogynist
Were Jack the Ripper alive today, would we idolize him as much?
September 09, 2014

And the women who rightfully find the whole thing appalling. 

Why Is it So Hard to Determine Exactly How Many Women Are Raped Each Year?
September 08, 2014

A new study suggests that we're failing to count an enormous number of victims.

Women Don't Stick with the Sciences. Here's Why.
At each stage of their careers, more women than men leave the most prestigious path
September 08, 2014

"I am often insecure about my abilities as a female scientist."

Gender Quotas Worked in Norway. Why Not Here?
September 05, 2014

Turns out, American culture may be hindering gender equality.

Joan Rivers Didn't Care If You Liked It
Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile
September 05, 2014

Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile.

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.'

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