Gender

Why We Still Can't Erase the Gender Pay Gap
July 11, 2014

Despite significant gains since the 1960s, we still can't erase the gender pay gap. Here are some solutions.

Grown Women Don't Need a 'Best Friend'
July 10, 2014

Why do women feel the need to label their friendships?

The Feminist Writer's Dilemma
July 09, 2014

Women are encouraged to write about personal experiences—and then dismissed as "confessional."

It's Time to Fix the Very Pale, Very Male Boardroom
July 09, 2014

Despite the benefits of diverse leadership, boardrooms and C-suites are still lacking women and minorities. How do we fix it?

The Essay That Launched the Term "Mansplaining"
July 04, 2014

Rebecca Solnit's 'Men Explain Things to Me' explains this international scourge.

Paid Family Leave in America Is a Disgrace
July 01, 2014

The state of family leave in this country is abysmal. But we are making progress. 

Not So Fast, Ladies: Annual Pelvic Exams May Be Unnecessary, But You Still Need Pap Smears
July 01, 2014

Don't stop going to the gyno because clickbait headlines told you to.

For Me, Birth Control is Medicine First, Contraceptive Second
June 30, 2014

Issues other than sex rarely come up when we talk about birth control, but that is only part of the picture. 

The Hobby Lobby Decision Was a Victory for Women's Rights
June 30, 2014

It’s a clever resolution that none of the parties had asked for, but that is better than anything on the menu that the Court had before it.

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