Gender and Sexuality

Big Ben: Big Time Predator?

Big Ben: Big Time Predator? Big Ben: Big Time Predator?

In conversation with Alex Witt, The Nation's Dave Zirin says that the most recent allegation of sexual assault against Ben Roethlisberger could indicate the patterned behavior of a...

Apr 19, 2010 / Nation in the News / MSNBC

Healthcare Bill Needs Reforms Healthcare Bill Needs Reforms

John Nichols explains why he is excited about the possibilities for progressive reform to the healthcare bill.

Apr 16, 2010 / Video / John Nichols

Courting Change Courting Change

As Obama seeks to bring empathy and real-world experience to the Supreme Court, he should consider nominating an openly gay advocate for gay rights.

Apr 13, 2010 / Linda Hirshman

Civil Rights, But Not Unions, Come to Kalamazoo Civil Rights, But Not Unions, Come to Kalamazoo

Marriage equality dominates the national conversation about LGBT rights, while basic battles against job and housing discrimination are still fierce. LGBT residents of Kalamazoo, M...

Mar 24, 2010 / Anna Clark

Stupak vs. The Nuns Stupak vs. The Nuns

Just how many saved lives does he have to oppose before Stupak's stripped of the term "pro-life" once and for all?

Mar 22, 2010 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

A Right to Life for the Living A Right to Life for the Living

African-American children face threats to their survival, and African-American women are confronted with challenges to their capacity to parent healthy children. But shaming misinf...

Mar 18, 2010 / Column / Melissa Harris-Perry

Payback for Prochoicers Payback for Prochoicers

It's our turn now--and here's our list.

Mar 18, 2010 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Hey, Sailor… Hey, Sailor…

The closet persists, for Eric Massa and for countless others.

Mar 18, 2010 / JoAnn Wypijewski

Slide Show: Women’s History, Across the Globe, in The Nation

Slide Show: Women’s History, Across the Globe, in The Nation Slide Show: Women’s History, Across the Globe, in The Nation

In honor of Women's History Month, The Nation has compiled a collection of articles from the magazine's archive dating back to 1865. We present them with an accompanying slide show that features milestones in women's history and the courageous women behind them.

Mar 8, 2010 / Photo Essay / The Nation

Global Women: Good News, Bad News Global Women: Good News, Bad News

What makes for the most gender-egalitarian country in the world?

Mar 4, 2010 / Column / Katha Pollitt

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