“The curse" is less an old-fashioned euphemism for menstruation than a clear-eyed description of the price of having a body that bleeds, writes Anita Diamant.
Shaping this movement is a process of editing out the noise and finding the through-line that lends coherence and intentionality to our daily actions.
Options for female self-presentation have long been limited to mother or whore. If the 116th Congress is any indication, that's finally changing.
It is a beautiful ad, writes Joanna Weiss. But the weak spot in the otherwise important message is also one of the keys to our current political divide.
Education Sec. Betsy DeVos is using the federal government to tell women to stay quiet, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen.
The new women in Congress will not vote as a monolith, writes Joanna Weiss. But their experiences mean old debates will be infused with at least a few new perspectives.
Today, nearly a century after winning the vote, women are just beginning to use their power at the polls, writes Tina Cassidy.
At back-to-school night for her kindergartner, Hinda Mandell discovered that children are taught to read male pronouns and possessors well before they learn the female versions.
We are running a relay, from sea to shining sea and back again, for as long as it takes, and we will get there, writes Anita Diamant.
Meaningful change will require courage from individuals as well as structural solutions from our institutions, writes Emerson College president Lee Pelton.
Janna Malamud Smith implores us not to hang our hopes on the first lady.
Republicans have long positioned themselves as the party of patriotism and of the Pentagon, writes Janna Malamud Smith. What is happening?
We have all dreamed of the day when we could snack non-offensively, writes Joanna Weiss. Why shouldn’t retailers come to the rescue?
Republicans fear a world in which women have the power to hold men accountable, writes Steve Almond.
Does your generation determine how you perceive this moment in feminism? Julie Wittes Schlack thinks so.
The movement provides a collective context for what happens in private, writes Helen Epstein, and validation for those of us trying to make sense of the sexual trauma we endured....
Conversations have turned from "Me Too" to discussions about what exactly can be done to once and for all create a safe and fair work environment, writes Ellen Gilliam.
Modern feminism tends to question women’s agency, and in doing so, it questions our claim to equality, writes Wendy Kaminer.
Some girls just wanna be boy scouts. Alastair Moock explains.
One could hardly hope for a better illustration of what people go through when they report sexual harassment, writes Naomi Shulman.