Jeannie Ralston shares her fan-girl musings on the woman who’s gotten her through the past year.
In her influential book, Composing a Life, Mary Catherine Bateson, who died at age 81, said that the stop-and-start nature of women’s lives gives us a capacity for complexity that men don’t develop.
In an especially relevant memoir, a journalist tells how her father and uncle helped change the nation during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and open doors for countless African Americans.
Too many ads play into sexist and ageist stereotypes, so it’s worth celebrating when a commercial breaks them all—with sly humor.
When we were younger, many of us saw ourselves in Carrie and the gang. Three of the four friends are returning and we wonder what will be important to them now.
With her aristocratic lineage, four children, and low-key lifestyle in rural Scotland, Stella Tennant wasn’t a typical model. We’re shocked and saddened to learn her death was a suicide.
Our big brains and long lifespans can be credited to the role of post-menopausal women, researchers report. Who says older women don’t have power?
Nancy Floyd has been photographing herself since 1982. The resulting book is a meditation on the passage of time and the aging female body.
Diane Keaton, Naomi Judd, and Dolly Parton turn 75 this month. Other notable women reach 50, 60, 65 and 70. Can you guess who’s turning 80?
What’s the big deal with the name Karen? Here we look at the origins of the ubiquitous meme, why it’s helpful and hurtful, and offer a fitting fix.