The word “abortion” first appeared in the Democratic Party Platform in 1976, three years after Roe v. Wade made the procedure legal in every state. The language was succinct and bloodless, just two brief lines endorsing the Supreme Court decision and acknowledging the “religious and ethical nature of the concerns…
There is a particular kind of make-believe woman who floods my inbox every time I post to Craigslist’s 18-plus section, which I’ve been doing more often recently in my search for the actual women who use the site.
Chris Pratt, Hollywood’s third-best Chris, is deep into the press circuit for Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, which means he has been speaking words that were not written for him to say, which is always very, very interesting.
Fun fact: Bret Stephens’ book America in Retreat was blurbed by Bill O’Reilly, who called it “An important book for your well-being.”
When I ask Carrie Lightfoot to describe the most utopian and expansive version of the America she’s working towards, this is what she says: Obviously there’d be less crime, because criminals are lazy, and if all women had guns they would no longer be considered prey.
November 8, 2016 was one of the most romantic nights of my life.
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has joined a growing chorus of voices warning that the Trump administration’s harsh immigration tactics are silencing victims of rape and other violent crimes.
In court testimony on Friday, a Labor Department (DoL) official accused Google of “systemic compensation disparities against women,” as part of an ongoing federal probe of the company.
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley found herself on the hot seat at the annual Women in the World Summit in New York City on Wednesday thanks to her boss, Donald Trump, and his deplorable approach to Syria in the wake of the worst chemical attack in the country in years.
Jane called the police, and not everyone does that. The cops didn’t scare her, but her husband did.
New York City, where women of color earn even less than their national counterparts, just approved a bill that will make it illegal for employers to ask women about their salaries at previous jobs.
Ivanka Trump’s interview with Gayle King on CBS This Morning aired Wednesday morning, and it is exactly what you would expect from an interview in which Ivanka is asked to engage, even gently, with the destructive consequences of her father’s presidency.
While LGBTQ protections are gradually being scraped away by the Trump administration, a federal court made a landmark ruling on Tuesday affirming that civil rights laws protect LGBTQ Americans from employment discrimination.
Because apparently it wasn’t obvious enough that you should never use “white” and “purity” that close to each other in the same sentence, the German skincare brand Nivea was forced to pull an ad campaign that proclaimed: “WHITE IS PURITY.”
Lilly Ledbetter said she found out she was making less than the men she worked with at the Goodyear Rubber & Tire Company after someone dropped her an anonymous note. A friend of mine who for years worked at a progressive nonprofit—one you’ve definitely heard of and probably have warm feelings about!—made the…
For more than a year, there’s been a pioneering effort underway by students at UC Berkeley to dramatically broaden the access that women on campus have to abortion.
A recent campaign launched by UN Women in Mexico and the Mexico City government seeks to educate Metro riders about sexual violence against women—and has attracted worldwide attention for how it’s doing it.