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.
Confusion over why autism is so prevalent among transgender people may be limiting their access to medical care.
The SundanceTV drama Rectify offers the most nuanced portrayal of a subject that’s too often carelessly sensationalized on television.
Despite predictions to the contrary, Trump won among conservative women and evangelicals. Abortion may have been a major factor.
In one state, a program is streamlining the underground network of early-education providers.
Cultural and demographic changes throughout the country are making female voters a more powerful force than ever.
Francis Nichols, a pretrial-service officer in Washington D.C., talks about trying to get assistance to people in the justice system, especially those who aren’t straight.
She’s not only a potential first woman president, but one who looks, thinks, lives, and talks kind of like them.
For centuries, Medusa has been used to criticize powerful women. So it’s no surprise the mythological Gorgon has re-emerged this election cycle.
Hillary Clinton has campaigned by bringing women up on stage alongside her—cooperating with them, instead of competing.
Hillary Clinton’s candidacy has catalyzed a level of intense misogyny that probably won’t go away.
That question haunted this reader: When I read Olga Khazan’s “A Diary of Toxic Love,”…
Hearing discriminatory comments changes how people think.
The Republican nominee has dismissed his misogynist speech as “just words.” But multiple studies show rude rhetoric can have a major impact on thinking, stress, and self-esteem.
Here’s the first of two readers owning up to emotional abuse: Even before I read…
How a corrosive culture keeps women out of leadership positions on math journals
That feeling ate away at John, a pseudonymous reader: There were certainly parts of Olga Khazan’s account…
For men and women, extending adolescence has the potential to make the brain more capable in adulthood.