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.
What group of workers-rights activists learned from starting a publication to give people in the sex industry a voice
Young Americans may be more demographically diverse than older generations, but many embrace surprisingly traditional views on relationships.
Unless a court intervenes, the state will have to allow an attorney to collect signatures for a ballot measure that would authorize mass murder.
After a deadly sexual assault on a minibus, a hidden-camera campaign gains new meaning.
Angelina Jolie, in publicly airing the details of a surgery that forced her into early menopause, is taking an activist approach to oversharing.
Faith leaders have spoken out against the Affordable Care Act's mandate that employers cover free birth control in their employee health plans—but many of their female followers feel differently.
Despite some progress through Title IX and other policies, female coaches and players are still significantly marginalized and undervalued.
The financial damage done to those in violent relationships can last for years—another reason it's difficult for victims to just walk away.
Reflections on a banned documentary about the gang rape in my hometown of Delhi
Is the road to success more difficult for female entrepreneurs?
When it comes to statutes prohibiting minors from getting married, the U.S. is more like Latin America than Europe.
Ben Carson's simplistic approach to homosexuality reflects an impoverished understanding of human behavior.
Americans have yet to elect a woman as commander in chief, but the small screen has played with the idea for almost a decade.
Affluent women are likely to have access to more-reliable forms of birth control, and they're more than three times as likely to have an abortion in the case of an accidental pregnancy.