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.
When a pastor in Portland, Oregon, advocated for inclusivity in his congregation, he paid a high price.
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…
Her high-profile loss could discourage women from running for office—but it might also motivate them to become more politically engaged.
Donald Trump drew support from counties where men’s jobs are going away, while women’s jobs are ascendant. There’s nothing he can do to change it.
Women who lived in areas that suffered the brunt of the downturn, new research suggests, were more likely to be abused by their partners.
A change to a popular translation of the Bible could affect readers’ views on marriage and gender roles.
How literary expression can counter fear and anxiety at an uncertain moment in American history
Under the new president, states might become a patchwork of abortion rights, and many women won’t be able to afford to reach clinics in time.