The rarity of spouses like Vladimir Nabokov's, who dedicated her life to supporting his career, may be hindering gender parity in literature.
The writer of the 1987 thriller disliked the ending that Hollywood put on the movie. A new live adaptation addresses his concerns—but doesn't fix the deeper problem with the story.
The point of writing isn't just to son or be sonned—it's to know more.
The forced resignation of Brendan Eich will have a chilling effect on political discourse.
Brian Cuban, younger brother of relentless billionaire Mark Cuban, on a life of shame and rejection—and what turned it around
At a conference last weekend, practitioners of orgasmic meditation came together.
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club is a radical and compassionate portrait, but the film, like others before it, still follows certain formulas about how single women are expected to succeed.
The country's leaders are invoking Africa's most prominent saints in their campaign against homosexuality.
For the first time ever, gay couples can file their federal returns jointly. But the challenges they face show that gay marriage is still not equal to heterosexual marriage in America.
Start by looking at what's happening with men's wages.
"Riding in Cars With Boys," if you're a teen girl, is probably an unwise idea.
It'll require a bit of compromise from both sides, but Americans of the left and right need to prioritize policies that strengthen two-parent households.
The track was originally a man's account of bedding women—until Cyndi Lauper transformed it into a rallying cry for sexual equality.
Nearly one in five American women reported experiencing rape at some time in their lives. Recent clashes about the term rape culture highlight the roles of systems, attitudes, and resources in preventing the crime and undoing the criminal.
Instead of following traditional paths, women are using their science, technology, engineering, and math degrees to create new careers.
Those who don't have sex during their teen years are in the minority, but the reasons for—and effects of—waiting differ for everyone.
An interview with Stephanie Coontz, author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s
The show has sent the message that its female lead's story will not be driven by her love interests.
Why do so many people—particularly women—seem to have so much on their plates?
"Don't give it to a Russian" uses the oldest protest trick in the book.