After one flop, Mimi Leder was sent to what she called "movie jail" and essentially banished from studio filmmaking. Meanwhile, many male directors have directed strings of unprofitable movies and gotten hired for bigger projects nonetheless.
What it's like to watch, terrified and helpless, as your partner becomes radicalized by hate on the fringe right.
My Twitter adventure this week wasn't a garbage fire. It was a burning garbage truck that crashed into a gas station — then volunteers put out the fire and my faith in humanity was restored… until the flame started up again and we realized that this fire was bigger than all of us could have ever imagined.
Can a language be designed specifically to express the thoughts and feelings of women? In 1984, the linguist Suzette Haden Elgin wrote a science fiction novel to test this question. The result was …
New American Psychological Association guidelines suggest that certain masculine behaviors can harm everyone — including men.
The death of Jordan Hankins is an unusual case of potential campus hazing, but the fallout is following a familiar pattern.
He was my hero as an undergrad studying science.
As you can imagine of a person willing to move to a completely new country, I have a certain amount of courage. Even so, safety, especially for black women, is more than just an idea to ruminate on in essays.
Like other goddesses — Athena, Artemis, Oprah — Serena only needs one name.
After decades trying to convince an anti-gay mainstream that she's a relatable person — gay, but "just like you" — Ellen ended up in a prison of her own making.
Director Ryan Coogler and his female department heads helped bring "Black Panther" to life. Will they get the credit they're due?
"My grandmother was a teacher and her mother was a slave. I was born burned out."
Tressie McMillan Cottom says doctors wouldn't take her condition seriously.
Women are prohibited from using Facebook in some of India's most patriarchal corners. Some are taking the risk anyway, going online under false identities against the wishes of their community and Facebook itself.
The frustration of being "small" is shared by short men and tall men alike, but the root of each man's insecurity is as complex as their fingerprint.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is currently showing off the biggest new innovations in tech — but apparently draws the line this year at a particular instrument of pleasure.
Reckoning with a religious upbringing means confronting religion's role in oppressing women and people of color.
After a lifetime of Mr. Wrongs, Abby Ellin thought she had found The One—dashing, attentive, noble. But the truth was something she never saw coming.
The president of CBS News, David Rhodes, is stepping down and will give way to the CBS producer and documentary-maker. Zirinsky will be the first woman to head CBS News.
A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists (and subreddits) addressed in recent days.
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