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Ali Ahn, Elisabeth Moss, and Elise Kibler in ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

Wendy Wasserstein’s 1989 play barely passes the Bechdel Test. Men act; Heidi reacts. What Lean-In feminist has time for that?

War on women protest

The feminist movement surges into public consciousness, but backlash to basic freedoms never goes away.

Pro-choice demonstrators in Dublin

New “exceptions” to the country’s total ban on abortion are worthless in practice.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On women who refused to live in silence and be consigned to oblivion.

Greece Women

Straight talk about essentialism, sexism, leaning in and speaking out.

Taraji P Henson as Empire's Cookie

Fox’s Empire made TV-ratings history by letting a black woman be her multidimensional self. 

We can, and should, support trans men and other gender-non-conforming people without erasing women from the fight for reproductive rights.

In the early part of the twentieth century, women’s creative talent was far more widely recognized and valued in the filmmaking community.

Blogs

More education helps an individual woman earn better, but it doesn’t erase the gender wage gap.

April 14, 2015

Clinton’s surprisingly powerful campaign announcement suggests that Democrats are finding an authentic version of pro-family politics.

April 12, 2015

A radical re-evaluation of caregiving work—proposed in The Nation in 1926—is still potent today.

April 7, 2015

This week’s Supreme Court ruling is one step toward protecting pregnant workers from the whims of their employers.

March 27, 2015

In the dead serious discussion about student sexual vulnerability, there’s no place for cheeky provocateurs.

March 16, 2015

Some solutions might help mothers on an individual level while increasing systemic problems.

March 13, 2015

Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets—and tools—of violence.

March 11, 2015

Lean In Together tells men equality isn’t a zero-sum game. But it’s going to have to be.

March 5, 2015

The new documentary The Hunting Ground is a reminder that the campus rape crisis is real.

February 25, 2015