At the Vatican's synod on the family this week, bishops have suggested that the theological idea of graduality can help the Church reframe its approach to sexuality. What does this mean?
A federal judge argues that barring people from marrying who they want because of their gender is unconstitutional. It's a promising but imperfect case.
A trove of documents released on Friday offers a new look at the 1990s compromise on gays in the military.
Medicated abortions provided via telemedicine can help bring down costs and get women care earlier in their pregnancies, but opponents have blocked them throughout the country.
Trust the system, said person for whom the system worked.
30 percent of Brazilian candidates must be women. But far fewer actually get elected.
Under the banner of free speech, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been host to rape videos and revenge porn—which makes female users feel anything but free.
Anticipating the challenges the pill would face, the biologist heading the project chose for his partner a doctor who was well-liked, good-looking, and, most importantly, Catholic.
Old-fashioned networks, not buzzy cable channels, are producing more boundary-breaking heroines like Viola Davis's character on ABC's How to Get Away With Murder. Why?
The justice is known as a friend of LGBT rights, but he issued an emergency stay of same-sex marriages in Idaho.
The Supreme Court justice temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling striking down same-sex-marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada.
At the Vatican's synod in Rome, some Catholic clergy and congregants are calling for changes in how homosexuality, premarital sex, and contraception are discussed.
Featuring several diamonds, two breasts, and one extremely awkward cockatoo, her Vanity Fair cover underscores what made the hacking so outrageous: lack of consent.
The author of a book about Nickelodeon thinks women and minorities are ruining the children's network.
The most important part of the film's message is neither misogynistic nor feminist; it's about what happens when two people are bound together, forever.
Or, we live in remarkable times
By refusing to take a stand on lower-court decisions, the justices have effectively settled the fight—in favor of gays and lesbians who want to marry.
The justices declined to hear appeals of lower-court rulings that struck down marriage bans in Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Fifty years ago, Lady Bird Johnson transformed the role of presidential spouse from hostess to political powerhouse, but the job is due for another reinvention.
Whether you blame it on Alex Trebek or on Mel Gibson, it's a silly idea with deep roots.