By leaving protagonists' preferences open to interpretation, video games like Assassin’s Creed and Tomb Raider have been including characters not defined by gender or sexuality.
Based on decades-old stereotypes that unmarried dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of welfare programs almost exclusively serve women and children.
Critics say her unfiltered comments and facial expressions are bad for the sport. As a former figure skater, I say she's simply being human—just like plenty of other athletes in her discipline.
What "The West Wing for werewolves" tells us about political satire
The results were mixed.
More than 2.6 million households in America are headed by a single father.
Our roundtable discusses "Incidentals," the eighth episode of the HBO show's third season.
Firearms have been touted as a great equalizer between the sexes. But in cases where self-defense matters most, women tend to find their own weapons turned against them.
A third of American children are growing up in homes without their biological fathers.
Years of research show that prime-time coverage of the Games gives male athletes more screen time and speaking opportunities—especially in the Winter Olympics.
Inside the increasingly common practice—and business—of female masking
Kevin Costner's new shoot-'em-up obsesses over the idea that caring for one's kid and being a manly man are at odds.
Slavery, the value of chastity, and laws that favored men all made it difficult for women to find justice during the chaos of war.
The country's vocal religious right is obsessed with protecting children from sexual information, and it's trampling gay rights in the process.
Claire Underwood and the seductive appeal of ruthless winners
When dads and moms can share the time off, businesses are more likely to retain their female employees.
"I think that in this great society of ours," the president says, "we want to be sure that women are used as effectively as they can to provide a better life for our people, in addition to meeting their primary responsibility, which is in the home."
How one lawyer helps those, like her, in non-traditional relationships
A confident grown woman gets an unexpected email from her childhood bully.