Before The Bell Jar and The Feminine Mystique, another young Smith College grad had some sharp words for the cookie-cutter lives American women were expected to lead.
A growing number of young patients are opting for the procedure—but their age comes with its own set of medical and insurance challenges.
The character, played by Emmy Rossum, is a rare example of a compelling female antihero.
With marriage equality imminent, few social issues affect the entire group equally.
It's hard to put much faith in Dartmouth's ban on hard liquor.
The band members are bickering, but who can doubt that they still love each other?
He insists that a female classmate is guilty of the transgression—and that she shouldn't be expelled.
After an eight-year separation, Marvel seems to be hinting at a reunion for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson—who embody what a healthy, mature marriage looks like.
Netta Elzie unwittingly joined a growing community of black, female activists after Ferguson.
Hollywood's decades-old fight against (and fascination with) the female belly button
For many transgender people, achieving a feminine voice can be difficult. A singer-turned-vocal coach specializes in helping them adjust.
A nerd's attempt to engage feminists—made deep beneath an obscure blog post—spurred the debaters to recognize their mutual humanity.
The BBC drama stars Gillian Anderson as a detective investigating a serial killer, but the series' treatment of women defies the genre's conventions.
Pro-choice activists hope that getting women to talk about their experiences will boost support for the movement.
Female GOP lawmakers withdrew their support for a late-term ban, demonstrating that the leadership is more than just old, white men.
Audiences were promised King Lear and Def Jam, not Suge Knight's Mystic River. So why are we getting more of the latter?
Some women in Greek life want to host more college festivities to regain control over alcohol consumption. It's worth trying, but it may not fix everything.
Even an actor who helped break down barriers for gay characters on television can still be grossed out by them.
Until last week, The Sun, Britain's most-read newspaper, featured daily pictures of topless women. The tradition's demise is worth celebrating.
If the Supreme Court requires states to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, then it cannot allow states to refuse to celebrate such marriages themselves.