Women have moved from popping prescription painkillers to shooting up street drugs. And they're dying because of it in staggering, skyrocketing numbers.
A group of women at Emerson Collective, the organization fronted by Powell Jobs, are using the power of storytelling, policy, and technology to create lasting change.
Ten years after the show premiered, our view of complicated TV women has evolved.
Polo Tate, author of new memoir Deep Dark Blue, was sexually assaulted multiple times during her time at the Air Force Academy.
At 21, the former Disney Channel star is re-writing the Hollywood narrative, and inspiring others to do the same.
UNICEF USA CEO Caryl Stern spent two days with children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Here's what she saw.
The 23-year-old has had one hell of a year. Weathering the storms of her past, she's charted an atypical course to stardom.
The Sharp Objects writer knows women can be just as brutal as men. “Power can be bloody whether it's a patriarchy or a matriarchy.”
The IUD is the most effective contraceptive the world has ever seen. So why aren’t more women using it?
Travel isn't a selfish indulgence—it's an act of self-care. Inspiration for how to spend your next few days off, right this way.
She made her name playing a princess who gets her happy ending. For her next chapter, Amy Adams finds herself in a new light.
It involved a trip to Moscow and disregarding everything I'd been told by expensive U.S. and U.K. fertility doctors.
For many married women, the expectations of monogamous sex are at odds with the movement’s sexual enlightenment.
Women raised by the Christian patriarchy are defined by complete subservience to their father, mastering homemaking skills, and abstaining from college and career. But even as the ideology gains influence on a national stage, a small minority of brave young women are defying their families and churches to live life on their own terms.
Leslie Knope would give her Parks & Rec protégé all of the Emmys for her most no-holds-barred performance yet.
Parkland student activists Jaclyn Corin, Sarah Chadwick, and Delaney Tarr reflect on life before and after the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. since Sandy Hook—and how they're inspiring a global mission to end gun violence.
These six female execs are turning the music business on its head.
Ireland is so rigidly anti-abortion, its law criminalizing the procedure is written into its constitution. On the eve of a referendum to repeal the ban, women are leading the charge to end reproductive restrictions that have endangered their health for nearly 100 years.
On the heels of the revelation that Elsie Hughes is alive, the actress explains where she's been.
She's just one of thousands of women caught in the sex abuse to prison pipeline.
From mastering social media to calling for social change, the outspoken actress and model has always been guided by what felt true to her. And she’s inspiring young women to claim ownership of their own bodies, sexuality, and agency.
Influencers from Amman to Dubai have adopted show-all, tell-all lives with a fevered passion, ushering in a new kind of celebrity culture in a region where women’s thoughts and wardrobe choices are often kept private. These are the women snapping their way to social change.
How the social media outlet is providing a platform for a new generation of authors—and what they want you to know.
Festivals promote a peace-and-love ethos—but the reality can be much more violent.
"I thought I was safe, until it came for me, too."
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The characters they play—wide-eyed college freshman, crusading journalist, fantasy world survivor, insecure millennial, tortured high schooler—are vastly different. But these outrageously talented women all deliver a much-needed refreshing jolt to Hollywood.
"Unicorns"—companies valued at more than $1 billion—do exist, and their female CEOs are sharing how they built their empires.
"I was still their mother and I wanted to protect them and I feel like I failed them now."
In Malawi, one in two girls is subject to arranged marriage before the age of 18. As a high-ranking woman in a man's world, Chief Theresa Kachindamoto is on a mission to empower girls.
After a string of period films, heart-tugging dramas, and art house indies, the Oscar-winning actress opens up about her first action-hero role as Lara Croft in this month's Tomb Raider, and what she hopes for her future in Hollywood.
These veteran reporters follow Meghan, Harry, Kate, and William 24/7—here's how they get their information.
Chronically ill women are turning to YouTube to share their lives—and deaths.
Treating an eating disorder is complicated, especially if you're queer.
I was aware of the patriarchal systems that governed the world, and I was a confident young woman. So why wasn’t I acting like one?
Caroline Rothstein suffered her whole life. Then she chose to recover.
President Trump thinks arming educators will make students safer. We asked teachers if they agree.
The system disadvantages African Americans so severely that tying your life to another person legally can make matters worse, not better.
There's a reason why you can't stop checking out your own feed.
At 41, the award-winning actress, producer, and activist is tackling more projects than ever—using her platform to make sure at least one thing is certain: time’s up.
Mixed-race women on what it's like to feel black but look white.
Meet the anti-natalists, people who believe reproduction is wrong.
Almost one year ago today, Donald J. Trump moved into the White House, and it—literally and figuratively—will never be the same.
Female twentysomethings are leaving school to get a head start in tech. Will the industry embrace their ambition?
Our February cover star has a booming music career and an acting resume that already includes Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. Up next: turning 21.
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Research labs and field sites are swarming with men who sexually harass and assault their colleagues. But when women come forward, the perpetrators aren’t punished—the victims are.
Travel bans. Threats to dismantle DACA. The wall. Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has kept immigration a hot-button issue. As the U.S. Border Patrol reels from reports of sexual misconduct by male agents and a tepid campaign to recruit more women, Sasha Von Oldershausen goes behind the scenes of life on the border.
A handful of bold women are embracing what millions of others have struggled to keep secret.
The Muslim-American rapper is breaking every rule to dismantle the patriarchy within Islam—and outside of it.
Inside the minds of murderous young women.
One-year after Donald Trump’s election, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards talks about the road ahead.
Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey's New York Times report led to the powerful Hollywood producer's fall—and ignited a national conversation on sexual assault.
And twirled on some haters in the process.
The Riverdale actress on balancing love and fame, and what's coming for Cheryl in season 2.
The 'Morning Joe' co-host finds her footing in a whole new world—one in which she's not just a commentator but a target.
Forget life after death. Women around the country are seeking another kind of miracle: not dying at all.
They're the first openly gender-fluid actor on TV and yes, that's a huge f*cking deal.
As tensions rise between the United States and North Korea, an elite squad of Air Force officers wait for the call the world hopes never comes.
Until the government can make abortion illegal, it's making it unaffordable. Tens of thousands of women who need one can't pay—when that happens, they call this number.