One colleague’s constant refrain: “When are you going to have babies and quit?”
For all the focus on parental leave as a barrier to women’s professional ascent, women’s real struggle with work-parenting balance grew—alongside their children—years after their maternity leave ended.
Power couples are a rarity. Instead, many high-achieving women have husbands who do their own opting out.
For women who left the workforce, their ambitions didn’t disappear so much as found a new target.
“I went to a job interview after my first daughter was born and cried the whole way home.”
Some women prioritize career. Others prioritize their kids. It's those who try to juggle both who often feel they aren’t succeeding at either.
When we graduated in 1993, my friends and I had big dreams for ourselves. More than two decades later I decided to find out if anyone’s had come true.
Seven stories about women who were all set to rule the world—and how their careers shook out
A scientist’s findings suggest there’s no evidence to support mandatory abortion counseling that warns women about the negative mental-health impacts of abortion.
Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing.
When women aren’t present for senior-level decision-making, companies can fail to see the value of shows and products that appeal more directly to the female half of the population.
The furniture retailer will provide up to 16 weeks paid parental leave for its staff—including hourly employees. A generous, and rare, offer in the U.S.
That’s the personal narrative this reader struggled with: I’m a genderqueer and male-identified but assigned-at-birth female. I…
Mackenzie Davis on why her new film’s portrayal of complex friendships between women feels so authentic
A reader shares her thoughts over Conor’s piece, “The Understudied Female Sexual Predator”: I am…
Our next three readers grapple with what their girlfriends did to them; they all use the word “rape” but are…
Several readers are touching on that theme. One writes: My first sexual experience was rape, in the…
Yesterday my colleague Conor reported on new research into “the understudied female sexual predator.” Here he relays some…
In 2012, the newly appointed HHS secretary claimed the ACA’s contraceptive mandate trampled on religious liberties and helped literally no women.
We paused our reader series on emotional abuse last month when the results of the U.S. presidential…