Birth Is Not Performance ArtA conversation with Amy Tuteur—the Skeptical OB—about the overreach of the natural childbirth movement.
Roe v. Wade Was Lost in 1992How “undue burden”—a concept nurtured by anti-abortion groups and championed by the first woman on the Supreme Court—has eroded the right to choose.
Testing Title IXPaul Nungesser’s Columbia case is the most recent attempt to turn the law from accuser to accused in cases of sexual assault.
Open SecretsThe social media–obsessed teens of Nancy Jo Sales’ American Girls never quite come into focus.
The Kesha–Dr. Luke Court Battle: A Comprehensive GuideEverything you wanted to know about an ugly, complicated case.
Want Viagra? You’ll Need a Rectal Exam First.Deep thoughts on a delightful, feminist, and probably unhelpful legislative trend.
Is a Surrogate a Mother?A battle over triplets raises difficult questions about the ethics of the surrogacy industry and the meaning of parenthood.
Cracking Down on Anti-Vaxxers May Be Easier Than We ThoughtCompulsory vaccination laws may soon become the rule, not the exception.
Wake Up and Smell the CoffeeDon’t be fooled by the scary reports that drinking caffeine before conception causes miscarriages.
Overheard at YaleYale’s history-making basketball team is at the center of a campus debate over free speech and sexual assault.
Ivanka Trump Makes Donald Even Scarier She is gracious, capable, and not crazy. What is she doing helping her father?
When Cool Turns CreepyIn stories of classroom sexual harassment, popular teachers are often the perpetrators.
Donald Trump’s Planned Parenthood HeresyHe gets away with it because he’s so good at making his supporters feel exonerated.
“Formation” Exploits New Orleans’ TraumaBeyoncé’s blockbuster video isn’t advocacy. It’s appropriation.
Laws to Protect Women Often Do Just the OppositeTexas’ draconian abortion laws are rooted in a distressing history.