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The misuse of sexual-harassment policies by pusillanimous college administrators is creating a campus panic.

In the marriage-equality and Obamacare rulings, the justices respected the will of the people—and our Constitution. 

Beyond legalizing same-sex marriage, Justice Kennedy’s opinion made profound arguments about liberty under the Constitution and advanced a novel jurisprudence of dignity.

Joint session of congress

Without Title IX, women athletes would not have had the opportunities that they do today. We need a similar movement for women candidates.

Clintons

Let’s stipulate that the Clintons haven’t ever done anything unethical. They have to make sure the public believes that, too.

Classroom

Are online schools a better option for teen moms—or just a high-tech version of schools that once hid pregnant girls from shame?

Caitlyn Jenner

Gender is self-determination, and Caitlyn Jenner’s seizing that self-determination in such a public fashion will save lives.

Hillary Clinton

Clinton is running as a feminist—and that matters for all women.

Blogs

Out in the Night tells the story of the New Jersey Four, women who faced felony charges after defending themselves against an attacker.

June 30, 2015

Facebook and Google have been trying to increase diversity for a year, to little result.

June 29, 2015

And the GOP presidential contenders are leading the charge.

June 26, 2015

With both the McKinney pool fiasco and the unrelenting attack on abortion rights, the state has put the safety of women and girls at risk.

June 11, 2015

The anti-abortion movement claims that no one wants to see the law come down on women who end their pregnancies, but it’s already happening.

June 10, 2015

State legislators have passed a budget that prioritizes anti-choice politics over access to life-saving cancer screenings.

June 4, 2015

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO is running as the anti-Hillary, but the two are more alike than is comfortable.

May 29, 2015

Nothing boosts turnout like giving votes a chance to do the right thing.

May 24, 2015

Both Rush Limbaugh and Don Draper desperately need advertising to save them. 

May 22, 2015

Another victim of Emma Sulkowicz’s alleged rapist has come forward, with a message for everyone who has doubted the mattress-carrying activist. 

May 22, 2015