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Jan. 10, 2018

Serena Williams opens up about the first few months of motherhood in February ‘Vogue’

The tennis great opens up at a time when health issues among black women in the United States have been the subject of increased scrutiny.

2017: The year women’s anger was unleashed

Our rage is where our power lies.

Abortion doulas: The quiet foot soldiers in the fight for reproductive rights

Abortion doulas have become quiet foot soldiers defending people in the war against reproductive rights, supporting people through what can be the most difficult of personal choices.

Two more immigrant teens face new court battle to obtain abortions

Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for an order Monday on behalf of Jane Roe and Jane Poe, two immigrant teens currently held at Office of Refugee Resettlement shelters.
Jan. 9, 2018

It's not a woman's job to have kids

If we want to end rape culture, we need to address insufficient sex education, new book says

"The myth that talking about consent is unsexy comes from nearly every romance ever depicted in even PG films and TV."

Runsy’s art is a salute to her Mexican roots, the South Side of Chicago and a mother’s touch

The 24-year-old celebrates the power of mothers in her latest work.

The case for arguing with your Trump-supporting relatives this Thanksgiving

Speaking with people who disagree with you requires more than talking points. It requires courage, confidence and comfort with knowing you might argue and they might get mad at you.

L.A. Times: Russell Simmons accused of forcing himself onto a 17-year-old model

The recording mogul was accused of nonconsensual sex and Ratner faced even more allegations of sexual misconduct in a Sunday L.A. Times report.
Nov. 17, 2017

Want to get healthy? Shed the cycle of shame around weight, first.

A fitness trainer and writer says we need better role models that help us rethink our relationship to our bodies.

Ben Affleck’s uncomfortable sexual misconduct joke brought this ‘Justice League’ interview to a halt

His joke was about as well received as 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.'

I was dumped by a Trump voter

Here’s what it taught me about dating and the political divide.

5 women accuse comedian Louis CK of sexual misconduct ahead of his movie premiere

Louis C.K. is the latest major player in Hollywood to be accused of sexual misconduct since the 'Times' first surfaced decades of accusations against disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.

Finding hope in Trump’s America may be too lofty of a goal, but let’s not forget our resilience

Cherokee Nation member: "If we can survive Andrew Jackson, we can survive Trump."
Nov. 7, 2017

Report: A PI posed as a women’s rights activist to spy on Rose McGowan. Weinstein paid for it.

The Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct saga takes one of its sharpest turns yet.

The “tragic irony” of Texas’ abortion process for minors

To be granted a judicial bypass in Texas, a teen must go before a judge for a hearing. Here, she must convince the judge that she’s mature enough to decide for herself. But she has some help.

Trump administration suggests action against ACLU lawyers in teen immigrant abortion case

Department of Justice lawyers are calling for the American Civil Liberties Union attorneys to be disciplined for having “misled” the DOJ about the nature of the girl’s Oct. 25 appointment.

Michelle Obama to men: “Y’all need to go talk to each other about your stuff”

Michelle Obama: "Are we protecting our men too much so they feel a little entitled?"

At the Women’s Convention, reckoning with the white female voters who helped sweep Trump into office

At the core of the discussion at the convention was the feeling that white women have historically failed to come out and support their sisters of color.