Nicole Kidman’s stunning performance of a Civil War-era headmistress subverts the tired trope of a shrill schoolmarm. If only director Sofia Coppola's erasure of slaves didn’t ruin it.
The suggestion that women and men can't be friends not only betrays a misogynist’s suppressed sexual urges—but an agenda to deprive women of their agency.
The most divisive and toxic election in history may be permanently redistricting the map of our personal lives.
Julie Klam talks about dogs, depression, and writing with Julie Barton, whose moving new memoir ‘Dog Medicine’ is a tribute to the golden retriever who rescued her from her darkest hours.
This Gen-X’er is giving zero stars to this new Yelp-like app for rating people. Unless, of course, you have something nice to say about her.
Our need to feel congenial often extends to the social-networking realm. But perhaps it’s time to reckon with our desire to connect with everyone before we log back in.
DAME’s Friendkeeper helps a woman whose fabulous-party-throwing friend is selfish with her social circle and another who’s lost her closest confidante to a new relationship.
DAME’s Friendkeeper tells a woman how to kick her pal’s pushy diet advice to the curb and helps a newly separated man understand his friends’ apparent lack of empathy.