Despite changing norms, it’s still exceedingly rare for women to propose in heterosexual couples.
A report from the House Oversight Committee provides new details on the calamity at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Parents are hoping that this summer is changing girls’ beliefs about who can be a leader or a hero in America.
In the first round of Democratic presidential debates, male candidates were eager to play the dad card, while none of the mothers running mentioned her parenthood.
An image can make an atrocity seem more real to the American public—but why do people need to see in order to feel?
Reports of babies and toddlers being left in the care of slightly older children in detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border reveal an ongoing atrocity.
A historian of fatherhood wonders whether the rapid embrace of consumer DNA testing will be seen as a positive development in the future.
The 18-year-old gun-rights activist and Parkland-shooting survivor is being touted by the right as the latest victim of “cancel culture.”
In the years leading up to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, Atlantic writers often pitted political participation against domestic duty.
Does a movement that proclaims a deep belief in women’s autonomy have a place for male voices?
States are taking new actions to challenge Roe v. Wade. But the abortion debate itself remains an old political argument.
Moazagotl and choumoellier are just too easy for today’s spelling-bee champs.
David Epstein’s new book, Range, argues that starting a specialized path early and doggedly sticking to it may not be as rewarding as trying a variety of things and quitting the unfulfilling ones.
A lot of beloved storybook characters scavenge food in the wild, go on bear hunts, and otherwise explore the natural world, and almost all of them are white.
One in five weddings now takes place during the workweek (and not just because it’s cheaper).
As the country’s household structures diversify, the image of a first family is broadening.
This week, PBS portrayed a same-sex relationship on a children’s TV series—and got much more positive feedback than the last time it tried.
New data on the most popular baby names of 2018 reveal that long vowels and smooth consonants ruled once again—while the very ’80s name of an actual royal made a resurgence.
In preventing campus sexual assault, where students drink could be just as important as how much.
The question of whether vaccinations should be a duty or a choice is dividing families.