News and Features
Who decides what’s “essential” during a government shutdown?
A new book by Stephen Jimenez tells a very different story about the killing of Matthew Shepard by Aaron McKinney.
Novelist Kate Manning richly reimagines Madame Restell as a defender of women from the horrors of poverty, male privilege and their own physiology.
So why do many LGBT people, and others, feel so deeply about the need to have them?
Thirty-seven years after Congress first ended Medicaid funding of abortion, a new coalition of abortion rights and reproductive justice groups is poised to fight back.
As the wealth gap grows, so have the number of ways a woman can sell her body. What is the cost?
The racist reaction to a South Asian Miss America is a disgrace, but so is the Miss America pageant.
Defying stereotypes, the Model Alliance gets serious about organizing—and writes its own law to protect the most vulnerable models: children and young teens.
Being a poor mother in the United States today means reusing diapers and struggling to afford food. But House Republicans think they have it too easy.
The transgender actress talks about trans representation in pop culture, social justice, and why "trans women supporting each other is revolutionary."