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The feminist health manual's message has evolved as its impact has spread globally.

She's managed to smash the myth of innate female moral superiority.

From campus to courtroom, longstanding gains for women are being eroded everywhere you look.

How Hillary Clinton's campaign played the race card--and drove a wedge into the feminist movement.

When it comes to keeping women pregnant and in their place, polygamous Mormons and the Pope have a lot in common.

The war being waged against women in Congo is an act of criminal international misogyny.

Two new books examine the history of the first women's rights campaign.

A new book advocates equality for men and women on the playing field. But is that still a field of dreams?

Just once it would be nice to see a male politician caught in a sex scandal stand up there at a press conference all by himself.

It would be truly tragic if John McCain strolls into the White House while we argue over who has it worse, black men or white women.

Blogs

The issue is the cartoons—and what they mean to ordinary French Muslims.

May 1, 2015

Prison and early deaths have taken 1.5 million black men from daily life. But the Rekia Boyd case shows that black women are also “missing.”

April 27, 2015

During the 2008 primary, some of Clinton’s rhetoric left black voters cold. She’ll need to overcome those lingering concerns to win in 2016.

April 16, 2015

A radical re-evaluation of caregiving work—proposed in The Nation in 1926—is still potent today.

April 7, 2015

Underfunded, poorly designed systems of support are leaving survivors with instability over a lifetime.

April 6, 2015

This week’s Supreme Court ruling is one step toward protecting pregnant workers from the whims of their employers.

March 27, 2015

Colleges around the country are considering adding a third gender option to their student rosters. 

March 4, 2015

The US Department of Justice seeks answers in the wake of a nation-wide sexual assault epidemic on college campuses.

March 2, 2015

A new guide for journalists argues that we get an inaccurate picture of reproductive health issues when we use language carelessly.

January 22, 2015

Despite promises of “zero tolerance” for sex crimes, new reforms and a report showing fewer incidences of assault, members of the military are still being raped, filmed while showering and discouraged from reporting.

December 5, 2014