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.
Should Women Be Required to Register for the Draft?They can serve with valor in combat roles, but feminists have clashed on the issue.
What Should Be the Fate of a Spare Frozen Embryo?There’s one good answer, but anti-abortion activists won’t like it.
Shopping at Whole Foods in an Open-Carry StateIt’s a little less stressful than it used to be, thanks to a few moms in Charlottesville, Virginia.
“New York Values” Are Dominating This ElectionAnd Donald Trump is fighting a whole new kind of culture war.
Why Anne of Green Gables Is a Patron Saint of Female OutsidersAnd why the makers of the new TV adaptation should take a few risks.
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.
The Instagram Hoax That Became an Art-World SensationHow one savvy artist found a new format for an age-old line of feminist critique.
Brandeis Students Are Lobbying to Get Their Professor on the Tenure TrackIt should work. Here’s why it likely won’t.