Nation Topics - Gender Issues
News and Features
Filmmaker Tyler Perry may see himself as creating modern-day fairy tales for black women, but he's actually reinforcing some seriously conservative gender politics.
Pollitt's new book explores many themes including poetry and politics, poetry and motherhood, and why poetry matters, even if people think it doesn't.
We could bash divorce forever, but what's the point? Even Jesus can't keep unhappy spouses together.
American military escalation will not liberate the women of Afghanistan. Instead, the hardships of war take a disproportionate toll on women and their families.
Sex doesn't actually sell women's sports, so why is Wimbledon still prioritizing pretty players?
Michael Jackson's fame and fortune ensured he had few barriers to the pursuit of whatever Mad Hatter fancy seized him--including his made-to-order kids.
The latest political sex scandal isn't a scandal at all but a circumstance as old and common as time.
The massive participation by women in Iran's street demonstrations is surprising only if you accept the mullahs' view of women as weak and passive vessels.
It might sound milder, and appear hipper, but it traffics in the same old sexism.