Elite schools hold themselves forth as establishments that reward excellence. But brown and black students are treated as interlopers and beneficiaries of affirmative action, while the...
Middle-aged women are among the most educated, confident, and self-sufficient today. So why is it so hard to find a healthy, enduring romantic relationship?
Our relationships with women are sources of strength, our way to learn about one another and ourselves. But how much difference should test our bonds?
The road to 2020 has only just begun, and it’s more important than ever to unite as a party. The consequences of division are, well, sitting right there in the White House.
With her proposed new Title IX rules, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is once again showing that privilege trumps truth in cases of sexual violence.
Why abort abortion—the Republicans' most galvanizing issue—when you can instead play whack-a-mole with reproduction rights?
What can sexual-assault survivors do when so many hospitals are unequipped to perform tests, and police stations and crime labs are stockpiling neglected kits?
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In the quietly revolutionary Hulu show based on Lindy West's memoir, Aidy Bryant inhabits a radical new protagonist: a fat woman who learns to stop apologizing. We talk with West and...
From Rep. Shirley Chisolm's bid for the presidency to the passage of Roe v. Wade, here is a primer on one of the most exciting eras of feminist rebellion in this exclusive excerpt from...
A childhood sexual-abuse survivor explains the emotional minefield of defending their adult abusers, especially the most charismatic, powerful, and public among them.
Sometimes we don’t know how to engage with the world until someone, and something, forces us to reckon with ourselves.
The choice of whether to have kids has never been more fraught, as parents today have no way to guarantee a habitable future for them.
In an age of increased social isolation online, loneliness may feel more chronic. But solitude isn’t a condition to be treated; it’s a fact of life.
In private and public spaces, design choices that ignore women put everyone at a disadvantage.
“Special needs” indicates that the needs of the disabled are extra, and that can be a matter of life or death.
Late-night pioneer Robin Thede joins Ashley to answer listeners' questions about navigating working relationships, and turning pettiness into power.
Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck reminds women of the key to true gender equality: Learning to take control of our money is the only way to dismantle the patriarchy.
Activist Charlotte Clymer joins Ashley to talk about surviving trolls, what it means to be a good ally, and the power in speaking up in awkwrd situations.
There is no silver-bullet solution to food insecurity, and each community needs a tailored fix. The most effective strategies tend to be those that combine a few solutions in one.