Witchcraft is having a moment. But look past pop culture's teenaged spellbinders and consider the encouraging example of the unconventional crone.
Politics is a realm where men have been given a free hand to interrupt and talk over women. We can change this.
If signed into law, California's AB-1993 would extend unemployment eligibility to more than 119,000 family caregivers, most of whom are low-income women of color.
The example of gender equality in Haudenosaunee society gave 19th-century White women some big ideas.
Relationship violence threatens not only students’ physical safety and emotional well-being, but also their academic prospects. Some campuses are finding solutions to help keep survivors in school.
Domestic violence, the leading cause of homelessness among women and children, is increasing during the pandemic.
Doulas provide emotional and physical support before, during, and after birth. With concerns over the spread of COVID-19, this service has become even more crucial.
The science fiction subgenre known for its utopian and liberation themes has become a vehicle for Black women artists.
A century ago, impoverished European immigrants got health care and practical help from the settlement house movement.
New attention on gender inequality is inspiring new movements and energizing existing ones.
Somali health care practitioners are addressing the cultural and medical concerns of women in their communities.
The Congresswoman resigned after having an affair with a campaign aide, but she’s also a crime victim, and those two facts don’t cancel each other out.
One million women and girls around the world offered answers. Now their responses are influencing reproductive health care policy.
After traveling thousands of miles fleeing violence and discrimination, LGBTQ women find safety and support in Tapachula, Mexico.
When I learned that my first issue as editorial director of YES! would be on death, I cringed a bit. No one likes to think about death, much less talk about it. In fact, death might be more taboo to discuss than even sex or money. A recent survey found that only about a third of people had discussed making wills with their partners, or their wishes concerning their funerals. It’s almost as though we believe that dying doesn’t actually happen. At least not to us.
Women’s leadership won’t be a panacea for the overwhelming whiteness of climate leadership, but it’s a starting place.
Time and time again women have proven that viewers are interested in the stories they tell.
…and they want to bring back “The Good Death.”
The Detroit Blk Gurls Do Tarot Facebook group empowers women in traditional spiritualities.
adrienne maree brown shares unabashed love for the visionary writer, here and in the new documentary “Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin.”
The Mississippi gubernatorial candidate who wouldn’t allow a female reporter to cover his campaign without a male chaperone is recycling centuries of misogynistic mythology.
The patriarchy thinks menopause is a problem. A new book is making waves with the argument that "the change" has value for our species and the women who go through it.
No one should be forced to mother, but women who choose that journey deserve political, social, and structural support.
Author Dani McClain wants us to stop pathologizing Black mothers’ experiences in this country.
I caused a stir in India when I spoke out against rape culture, shaming, and silence. Thirty years later, I found the strength to do it all over again—this time to an international audience.
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