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 5:39 PM

So let's get a female president, stat!

Why Jill Abramson Gave Her First Interview to Cosmo
It's not just because Joanna knows Jill
July 16, 2014

It's not just because Joanna knows Jill.

Conservatives Are Obsessed With Debunking the 1-in-5 Rape Statistic. They're Wrong, Too.
A report from the Independent Women's Forum, where facts are stupid things
June 27, 2014

A report from the Independent Women's Forum, where facts are stupid things.

Jill Abramson's Firing Was About Gender. And Also Not About Gender.
Why we always ask the wrong questions about sexism
May 22, 2014

And so did her hiring, as well as most other parts of her tenure. Why we always ask the wrong question about sexism.

Honor Your Mother: Don't Watch That Patronizing Viral Ad
May 08, 2014

There’s a sad irony to the rampant valorization of motherhood by corporate America.

Woman-Specific Financial Advice Guides Are a Crock
And they're a way of distracting from the real issue, too
May 02, 2014

Are women less savvy with money? No. They're more likely to disadvantaged by the economic system—something a spate of recent books ignores.

The Uselessness of Hating Sheryl Sandberg
February 27, 2014

Blaming the "Lean In" author for capitalism or competitive parenting is another way of letting the guys off the hook

All the Jobs Growth Last Month Went to Women. (And That's Not Necessarily Good News for Them.)
January 15, 2014

A remarkable piece of news came out along with last month's job report—of the 74,000 jobs added to the U.S. economy in December, all of them went to women.

India Is Sitting on a Time-Bomb of Violence Against Women
December 22, 2013

The laws of demographics say violence against women in India will only get worse. Uh-oh.

Beyonce's New Album is a Feminist Manifesto
December 13, 2013

This piece originally appeared on newstatesman.com. When the biggest pop star in the world (and there’s a good case for giving Beyoncé that title) turns out a whole album fully formed with no trails or teasers, the world pays attention.