The film's popularity has coincided with public outcry over sexism in Japan, where unlike in America, Disney marketing played up the movie's empowerment message.
The victims of the prison system the Netflix show satirizes are overwhelmingly male. Leaving them out reinforces old stereotypes that hurt both genders.
A pill that revolutionized reproductive rights in Latin America is now gaining ground on the black market in South Texas.
The technology craze of the 1890s meant fashion freedom and transportation independence.
So-called "safe harbor" laws may help, but they overlook the vast number of teen runaways who use their bodies as their only form of currency.
Her creative director talks about conceiving a song, video, album cover, and release strategy that would represent a pop star's punk-rock moment.
The only things men do more of are repairs and mowing the lawn.
A puzzling ad campaign condemns the apology—and women along with it.
Kate Kelly, the founder of Ordain Women, has been formally excommunicated from the Mormon Church. What do you do when your religious community doesn't want you?
Many young adults aren't aware that insurers send documents to the policyholder's house—a.k.a., their parents
The most searing critiques of George Will's much-maligned column on rape misrepresent his arguments, illustrating a common flaw in American public discourse.
And why the numbers don't matter
The U.S. is one of only a handful of countries that does not require some form of paid time off for new mothers.
A historic vote by one of America's largest mainline denominations shows that as the laws change, faith is changing, too.
Charges of sexism are overhyped—and after all, she's encouraged people to just use her first name.
Most of the rest of the world has it. Why doesn’t America?
She's stylish and sassy and, it seems, "breaking through plastic ceilings."
Why has the state taken so long to catch up in its sexuality morality laws?
A problematic argument for getting married
A conversation with Megan Abbott, whose new novel, The Fever, chronicles a hysteria outbreak at a modern high school.