How a 1930s dentist's trip around the world spawned today's Paleo fad—and some dangerous ideas about health
Some countries mandate a legal right to leave for women during their periods. Is that reverse sexism or the right thing to do?
In Nordic countries, ghosts pinch you and cause a plague-like disease, but in Japan, they just want you to tell them they’re pretty.
It’s not victim-blaming to educate women—and men—on alcohol’s connection to sexual assault.
New research suggests that men are more likely to reap the emotional benefits of doing well in their careers than women are.
What if "chick lit" was marketed to men? Or if articles about teen sex focused on boys instead of girls? A wide range of websites are asking those questions in creative ways, with funny (and meaningful) results.
While some U.S. policymakers are motivated by morality, other nations see babies as a common good.
The intense scrutiny Kate Middleton has endured ever since she and Prince William started dating is an amplified version of the scrutiny all women experience.
How does it feel to grow up with people constantly asking you, "What's the matter, sweetheart?"
Drawings, paintings, and photographs of dead young women have been popular for centuries.
Thanks to the economy, picket fences and scruffy farm hands have replaced stilettos and cute i-bankers in literature aimed at women.
Long before the modern food movement, Catharine Beecher, Ellen Swallow Richards, and many others tried to increase the public's estimation of home cooking.
The recent "Adoptee Searching Picture Meme" highlights what's wrong with the American adoption system.
Life would be so much easier for working parents if they could easily buy inexpensive meals for their families.
Progressive women who devote themselves to domesticity aren't nearly as annoying as New York magazine makes them out to be.
From home birth to homemade baby food to homeschooling, raising kids is a way for parents to express their individuality.
Lots of factors contributed to families abandoning from-scratch meals , but feminism isn't one of them.
The false promise of the stay-at-home mom who makes money from her crafts
All-natural domesticity has adherents on both sides of the political spectrum.