News and Features
Women writers are far outnumbered by men in magazines and book reviews, but why? Part of the answer lies in book publishing.
US forces used the plight of Afghan women to justify war—but twelve years later, women are still suffering.
Women of color are the “gender gap.”
The devaluation of “content” is bad for readers and for democracy.
At an afternoon of feminist performance art on Brooklyn stoops, eavesdropping was encouraged.
Unfortunately, Justice Rehnquist’s conservative Supreme Court made sure it wouldn't.
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?