The attorney general has worked to include LGBT rights and other issues under the definition.
Marriage is on the decline, birthrates are down, and divorce rates are high. But politicians in both parties are finally putting forth proposals to help—and strengthen society.
ABC's new sitcom revives the century-old tale of a man telling a woman how to behave. Hopefully, it subverts it.
Business smarts and broader social change have encouraged Netflix and Amazon to offer complex portrayals of long-marginalized people.
Giving new moms paid time off only goes so far.
In 2006, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 5,000 complaints from new moms—a 30 percent increase from the previous decade.
The linguistic complement to "transgender" has achieved some popularity, but faces social and political obstacles to dictionary coronation.
To say the female soccer star accused of assault is the same as the football player who pummeled his fiancé erases the historical truth about domestic violence.
Jennifer Lopez, Iggy Azalea, and Nicky Minaj twerk for the camera—and a same-sex audience.
Suddenly, a spate of Republicans have come out in favor of over-the-counter contraception—putting Democrats in a tight spot politically.
For the most part, acceptance of gay marriage is growing. But according to a new survey, acceptance of gayness is not.
But it probably won't be for much longer.
Even as the U.S. abortion rate is at its lowest since Roe v. Wade, women of color are five times as likely to terminate a pregnancy as their white counterparts. Why?
Lego has two women on its senior leadership team; Mattel has one. Is this lack of diversity holding them back?
The popular website Seeking Arrangement sets up "mutually beneficial relationships" between wealthy older men and young female students. What the site doesn’t talk about is sex.
An unusual Republican proposal makes medical sense, kind of.
New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?
The disturbing implications of a long-standing expectation
What three failed marriages taught Margo Howard about love, life, and offering advice
…and fat women are poorer than fat men. Why the obesity-poverty link splits along gender lines.
In a time of national anxiety, women voters are again turning to Republicans to protect the country.