Nation Topics - Gender Issues
News and Features
Is Commander-in-Chief softening up the country for President
Hillary? Americans may not not be ready to put a woman in the White
House, but they may have calmed down enough to contemplate the
pleasures of female power.
Maureen Dowd has done her best to declare feminism dead. But by
insisting that men are scared of spunky successful women, it doesn't
occur to her that she is promoting, rather than reporting on, the
problem she describes.
As the backlash against women gets daily more open and absurd, our
real-life female politicians seem paralyzed. It's up to television now:
Run, Geena, run!
Dear Karl Rove: Just in case Harriet Miers doesn't work out,
why not nominate me?
How can the left build a new majority? EMILY's List has a big piece
of the answer.
Why does the New York Times feel compelled to perpetuate the
myth that smart, striving women are increasingly opting out of a career
to be stay-at-home moms?
How can women be equal before Islamic law, according to which they are unequal?
The debate over women and Islam is polarizing Dutch society.
A new biography of one of the Enlightment's most remarkable thinkers.
An article likely to stir controversies of various kinds.