Obama's call to ban the practice reflects a tectonic shift within the community that once championed it.
A growing number of states are requiring doctors to tell women when they have dense tissue, but some say the knowledge only causes unnecessary fear.
A screener at the Denver airport allegedly conspired to grope the genitals of male passengers he found attractive. And with security so intrusive already none of them even complained.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the global economy's "new mediocre"—and why women are better leaders than men.
A new CDC report shows adoption of IUDs and implants among adolescents is on the rise, but they still lag behind condoms and the Pill.
An anthropologist discusses some common misconceptions about female genital cutting, including the idea that men force women to undergo the procedure.
In the past five decades, more and more Americans have decided to work during pregnancy. But what's being done to ensure they return after maternity leave?
The character and her coif, fierce and forced, are two of the few things about Mad Men to remain constant from season to season.
Colleges are using new, often bizarre, promotional tactics to boost attendance at unpopular sports events. Now, men’s teams—and even the pros—are resorting to incentives to lure fans.
The New York Times' new Men's Style section has a broader trend to report.
If Sabrina Erdely set out to find a story that was emblematic of rape on college campuses, why did she focus on an allegation that would've been unrepresentative even if true?
The illusion of a shared culture can make empathy harder in the age of social media.
A lengthy report on the piece by the Columbia Journalism Review cited "systematic" failures—but the magazine will not dismiss responsible personnel.
The premise of Sutton Foster's new TV Land sitcom reflects a depressing truth about Hollywood casting: It's not friendly to middle-aged women.
It is immoral to discriminate against gays—and irrational to make a religious freedom law in Indiana the focus of the gay-rights movement.
Oh my God, Becky, look at this vigorous debate among scholars about the true origin of a preference among straight males for curvier backsides.
Many employers who discriminate don't do so intentionally, yet few are aware of concrete steps they can take to override their subconscious biases.
Washington, D.C., is establishing a campus targeted at the kids who struggle most: black and Latino males. But whether the plan will prove effective—and lawful—is unclear.
Ellen Pao's claim against top venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins seems to have come up short, but it's brought heightened attention to gender discrimination in tech.
Arizona's legislature wants doctors to offer an unproven treatment to women who regret terminating their pregnancies.
On shirts, they're on the left for the ladies and on the right for the gents. That's because of horses, babies, and Napoleon.