Marco Rubio's Paid Family Leave Plan Could Make Matters Worse
September 29, 2015

He's gone further than any Republican candidate—perhaps ever. But his proposal still pales in comparison to the Democrats'.

My Mother Was a Colonel
September 25, 2015

Now, women like her will soon be allowed on America's front lines. That's a good thing. 

Notes Toward a Theory of Hair
September 23, 2015

Novelist Siri Hustvedt reflects on the cultural meaning of coiffure.

Lust for Learning
September 07, 2015

The vulnerabilities of a college's most fragile members shouldn't be the benchmark for everyone else’s sexual choices.

Kermit Has a New Girlfriend? Good. His Last One Was a Domestic Abuser.
September 02, 2015

Miss Piggy regularly beat him up, and everyone thought it was funny. Not anymore.

Dating Will Never Die
August 13, 2015

If the Industrial Revolution didn’t kill it, how could Tinder?

Freezing Offices Are Just the Beginning of Sexist Workplace Norms
August 10, 2015

Some norms can't be solved with a Snuggie—like unequal professional dress codes.

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.