I Know What Chelsea Manning is Going Through
August 28, 2013

I know what Chelsea Manning is going through. 

He Is Not Bradley Manning. She Is Chelsea Manning. Deal With It.
August 22, 2013

Bradley Manning, the Army private sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for leaking government files to WikiLeaks, announced Thursday in a statement to NBC's "Today" that he is, as of now, a she:

Don't Be Seduced By This French Author's Argument Against Sex
August 07, 2013

In The Art of Sleeping Alone: Why One French Woman Gave Up Sex, the journalist and editor Sophie Fontanell ... well, the title says it all. The book has been somewhat of a sensation in Europe, and it has now been excerpted in The New York Times.

Please, Pinterest, Stop Telling Me How to Repurpose Mason Jars
DIY Culture, homemaking, and the end of expertise
August 04, 2013

Nouveau domesticity isn't just anti-feminist. 

The Feminists of Zion
An unlikely alliance between Orthodox and progressive women will save Israel from fundamentalism

The women who are helping to shape Israel’s future.

The Inspirational Story of a Female Indian Vigilante
July 29, 2013

A 20,000-strong troop of women is changing gender politics in India.

The Two Kinds of Sexism Facing Fed Chair Hopeful Janet Yellen
July 26, 2013

There are now two, parallel debates taking place outside the White House over President Obama's choice of Fed chair Ben Bernanke's replacement.

Finally, a Classic Portrayal of the Ugly American Backpacker
Michael Cera gets high, and highly annoying, in 'Crystal Fairy'
July 25, 2013

Critics, including me, have been teasing the arrival of Michael Cera's manhood—or his man-childhood, anyway—for so many years now that you’d be forgiven for thinking the actor was still a teenager, and a virgin to boot.

Not All College Men Are Sex-Crazed
July 16, 2013

Because I had a good friend who went there and because it had a (deserved) reputation for being more of a party school than the college I attended in a nearby city, I spent a weekend at the University of Pennsylvania about once a semester.