New Campus Sexual Assault Legislation Is Not Enough to Prevent Another Florida State Scandal
April 18, 2014
The front-page New York Times story was horrifyingly familiar. A college student allegedly raped by a sports star. A police department whose investigation was suspiciously perfunctory.
The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities adds not a single piece of significant new evidence to the Duke Lacrosse scandal.
'They Grab You...But It's Okay'
April 15, 2014
A new study shows how teens learn to rationalize sexual violence.
The CEO of the organization building a women's history museum on the Mall responds to critics
From the Stacks: “Virginia Woolf on Women”
April 08, 2014
Terse, exacting, and unflinching, Louise Bogan was one of the best-known poets of the first half of the twentieth century, as well as a prolific literary critic—The New Yorker’s on-staff poetry reviewer for 38 years and a regular contributor to The N
The celebrity profile reaches a new nadir in this week's New Yorker.
The World's Greatest Feminist Fishmonger
March 11, 2014
The Sturgeon Queens profiles the smoked fish and appetizing emporium, Russ & Daughters.
Children’s Books Still Promote Gender Stereotypes
March 07, 2014
Why do we give books to children? Common answers to that question involve the use of words like “expand”, “open” or “broaden”, followed by “minds”, “hearts”, “horizons” or “imaginations”.
"I Think Jeffrey Tambor's Got a Kind of Gender-Queerness"
March 07, 2014
The creator of Amazon's "Transparent" talks about Jeffrey Tambor's feminine side, watching the Oscars, and the trouble with True Detective.
Senator Claire McCaskill on the gender politics of squaring off against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, her days as a sex crimes prosecutor, and why she believes her bill will work.