Surviving sexual assualt in a world content to let women disappear.
It’s time for men to stop worrying about who they are, and start thinking about what they do.
Minda Honey assesses the deliberate choices and external factors affecting her dating life.
Maybe Woody Allen’s romantic comedies weren’t terribly romantic after all.
On the eve of her marriage, an adventurous young woman tests how free she really wants to be.
A close, personal look at the evolution of the maternity clothing industry.
Here’s to more women embracing their anger instead of defaulting to sadness.
How the MeToo movement became a feminist sexual revolution.
Katie Roiphe’s moment is over.
Pauline Campos tries to forget the harsh words that shaped her understanding of her body growing up — for her daughter’s sake, and her own.
Before women got the right to vote, they learned jiu-jitsu and boxing to defend themselves on the streets
After taking over from George Plimpton, Brigid Hughes was pushed out as the editor of The Paris Review and omitted from the magazine’s history.
Lynne Segal points out that if the dystopia is already here, then the utopia must be here too.
“Freedom” is just another word for being under the thumb of a powerful white man — for now.
The collective redefined feminism in the 1970s, but it’s blind spots still linger, especially for black women.
Susan Sheu considers her estrangement from her conservative mom, who tried to teach her to stand up and be heard in a male-dominated world — but not to be too unladylike about it.
The commodification of female friendship began in the suburban living room. Today, it’s booming online.
When Gloria Steinem applied for a job as a Bunny in 1963, she was told she first had to see a doctor.
First-hand knowledge of the trauma of sexual assault has informed Allred’s fight against it.
Ursula K. Le Guin may no longer publish fiction, but that hasn’t stopped her from writing.
After longing to be a sex-symbol as a child, Shannon Lell grapples with a lifetime of self-objectification.
The paper redefined the alt-weekly and introduced readers to a new kind of journalist and critic.
A guided reading list on feminism, fandom, and fidelity for Buffy enthusiasts.
Williams plans to defend her Australian Open title just three months after giving birth.
“We fought for years so you didn’t have to dress like that.”
In Harper’s, Solnit considers who has access to what spaces, and with what limitations?
Liz Phair and Elizabeth Wurtzel discuss the sexism they each are seeing everywhere.
“I took the NASA shirts from the ‘boys’ section from where they were prominently displayed, and put them little kid eye level next to tank tops in the ‘girls’ section 20 feet away.”
Tasneem Raja recalls her own female genital mutilation, which took “place in the bedroom of a family acquaintance in New Jersey in the late ’80s.”
The Handmaid’s Tale is a classic case of “be careful what you wish for” for conservative women.