Many of us expect our women writers to lay their emotions bare. But as this excerpt from 'Slouching Toward Los Angeles' reveals, emotion does not define meaning for California's native...
Growing up in a Christian utopia of her parents' making, Lyz Lenz eventually realized the hubris of paradise is the idea that we can create it—and destroy it.
With her new book, 'The Vagina Bible,' and a forthcoming DAME column, the OB-GYN aims to mainstream comprehensive health and sex education.
In this excerpt from her new book ‘Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers,” our columnist explains how American women's obsession with the Laci Peterson murder wasn't about tabloid TV...
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...
Sometimes we don’t know how to engage with the world until someone, and something, forces us to reckon with ourselves.
DAME talks with the activist-author about Black women’s loyalty to one another, their misrepresentation in media, and the power of online activism.
Not all organizations are created equal. Here’s how to tell which ones benefit all.
DAME talks with the author of ‘White Fragility’ about the real reasons white parents are reticent about discussing race and racism with their kids.
In this excerpt from her memoir ‘Fame,’ actress Justine Bateman evokes the way growing up under the microscope can warp human interaction.