Earlier this month, Oregon became the first in the country to offer puberty-suppressing drugs to transgender teens on its Medicaid plan.
A campaign to halt an Iranian woman's execution was ultimately unsuccessful.
Breast self-exams haven't been shown to save lives. Instead, here's how to actually tell if you might have breast cancer.
A new Pew study confirms that online harassment is endemic. But human behavior—and the limits placed on it by both law and society—can change.
Before diehard defenders of the pulpy mainstream trolled the Internet, they trolled comic books.
A plea for "the compliment of being believed sincere."
Will affirmative consent make women more comfortable displaying a green light? Several readers think so.
As its protagonist wrests control from the men in her life, the show's never been better.
New research finds a correlation between the down economy and higher numbers of the surgery.
A letter from a recent graduate who takes issue with California's new sexual-assault law
A Russian tennis official referred to the Williams "brothers." He's now in tennis purgatory and $25,000 poorer.
A much-discussed report from the Catholic Church's synod on the family turned out to be very different in its final form.
The polyamorous "sex cult" conceived by the comics' founder wasn't exactly feminist, but it was built on women-empowering, pro-queer ideals.
On the common practice of charging women more for haircuts and men more for admission to certain nightclubs
The near future as imagined by observers of California's new affirmative-consent law.
Ah, the good old days, as viewed through 1950s help-wanted ads
Under the standard set by Roe v. Wade, there would be no question that a controversial Texas abortion law was invalid. What happened?
Ezra Klein expresses hope for "a haze of fear and confusion" on college campuses and "a cold spike of fear" in college men.
A collection of the university's law school professors say the school's new sexual harassment policies "lack the most basic elements of fairness and due process."
The actor who played Sex and the City's Mr. Big has joined an old, ugly tradition: slut shaming.
A new report from the Vatican softens its rhetoric on homosexuality, divorce, and pre-marital sex, arguing that they are shaped by financial instability. What does this mean?