The furniture retailer will provide up to 16 weeks paid parental leave for its staff—including hourly employees. A generous, and rare, offer in the U.S.
When a pastor in Portland, Oregon, advocated for inclusivity in his congregation, he paid a high price.
That’s the personal narrative this reader struggled with: I’m a genderqueer and male-identified but assigned-at-birth female. I…
Mackenzie Davis on why her new film’s portrayal of complex friendships between women feels so authentic
A reader shares her thoughts over Conor’s piece, “The Understudied Female Sexual Predator”: I am…
Our next three readers grapple with what their girlfriends did to them; they all use the word “rape” but are…
Several readers are touching on that theme. One writes: My first sexual experience was rape, in the…
Yesterday my colleague Conor reported on new research into “the understudied female sexual predator.” Here he relays some…
In 2012, the newly appointed HHS secretary claimed the ACA’s contraceptive mandate trampled on religious liberties and helped literally no women.
We paused our reader series on emotional abuse last month when the results of the U.S. presidential…
Her high-profile loss could discourage women from running for office—but it might also motivate them to become more politically engaged.
Donald Trump drew support from counties where men’s jobs are going away, while women’s jobs are ascendant. There’s nothing he can do to change it.
Women who lived in areas that suffered the brunt of the downturn, new research suggests, were more likely to be abused by their partners.
A change to a popular translation of the Bible could affect readers’ views on marriage and gender roles.
How literary expression can counter fear and anxiety at an uncertain moment in American history
Under the new president, states might become a patchwork of abortion rights, and many women won’t be able to afford to reach clinics in time.
Confusion over why autism is so prevalent among transgender people may be limiting their access to medical care.
The SundanceTV drama Rectify offers the most nuanced portrayal of a subject that’s too often carelessly sensationalized on television.
Despite predictions to the contrary, Trump won among conservative women and evangelicals. Abortion may have been a major factor.
In one state, a program is streamlining the underground network of early-education providers.
Cultural and demographic changes throughout the country are making female voters a more powerful force than ever.