Amy Long on how it feels to fight for the man you don’t want.
Sometimes men get a little antsy when the women are running the billiards tables.
Michele Lent Hirsch on the challenges young women with serious health issues face while navigating their relationships, careers, and own sense of who they are.
In the summer of 2014, Kara Walker’s sphinx posed a riddle about women, sweetness, and power.
Surviving sexual assualt in a world content to let women disappear.
In the places I’ve worked, sexual harassment was identified as something that could destroy an organization. It was a story with consequences.
The New York Times investigates ongoing sexual harassment and misconduct at Ford.
Raised by a single, independent mother, one young woman struggles with her familial inheritance and the relationship between self-sufficiency and social isolation.
The collective redefined feminism in the 1970s, but it’s blind spots still linger, especially for black women.
Understanding what the rapper means to her audience, beyond the flash of celebrity.
How the whiplash-like event of Trump following the nation’s first black president has “compressed time.”
Women of color who have been singled out by sexual predators deserve our collective fury too.
The momentum is happening and it’s exhausting for women.
The commodification of female friendship began in the suburban living room. Today, it’s booming online.
A reading list dedicated to queer and trans comedians, and comedians of color.
Carl Wilson argues that her genius has been overlooked for far too long, because of her gender.
A group of determined adventurers spent seven days driving the desert in the first all-female road rally.
In an excerpt from her upcoming book, Pao reveals the harassment and discrimination she experienced at a Silicon Valley venture firm.
An interview with Seyward Darby about her Harper’s cover story on gender dynamics within the alt-right.
Sixteen percent of women suffer from a condition you’ve probably never heard of.
Women of color are disproportionately targeted by the war on drugs and broken windows policing.
In Harper’s, Solnit considers who has access to what spaces, and with what limitations?
Comey wrote about attempting to avoid being alone with President Trump.
“I’ve lived in Seattle for seven years, single most of them. The only thing that has changed is the increase in men I’d never want to go out on a date with.”
Kate Gavino shares five stories about forgotten women authors, from Anita Brookner to Nancy Mitford.
A series of male doctors made it challenging for Sari Botton to learn about her severe uterine condition, and receive the hysterectomy she needed for it.
Knitting and sewing circles have long been the perfect environments for women to organize.
Prince gave a lot of music away—much of it to women he thought would do it justice.
The Handmaid’s Tale is a classic case of “be careful what you wish for” for conservative women.
Through my education I’d become a trusted source of specialized knowledge. But how could I become the kind of leader who is surrounded with people like me?