We all have at times sensed that our opinions and our ideas don’t matter now that we’re middle-aged women. For women of color, that feeling is often doubly intense. Gail Dudley explains how this happens—despite good intentions—and how to move ahead.
Melanie Howard explains why she won’t shoot her students, even for a bonus, and why any plan to arm teachers is not only unethical, it will never work.
This rising political force and fierce feminist is being hailed as the Democrats’ best hope for the 2020 election. Lorraine Glennon takes a closer look, and finds that not all women are ready to back the New York senator. Here’s why.
Once again, a male Kennedy is getting “presidential contender” buzz (yawn), but let’s not ignore his aunts and female cousins who are long-time powerhouses. Here, several talk about the predominance of men in leadership and in the Kennedy political dynasty.
For the first time since the Harvey Weinstein reckoning, Rosanna Arquette talks about how her warnings about him may have hurt her career, her true heroes and why her long-time work supporting exploited women and LGBT youth has become more important than ever.
So many women earned our awe this year and inspired us to be even bolder. With great difficulty, we narrowed the list to 13 and are thrilled to honor them here. Who did we miss?
As a memorial to the Tucson shooting victims is about to be unveiled, Sheila Weller spoke to women whose lives changed that day about moving forward—toward purpose and gratitude.
Decades ago, Anne Bayin suffered a particularly painful kind of sexual abuse. Now she looks back and asks herself if she should have or could have spoken up sooner.
Waste in the U.S. increases by 25 percent during the holidays. Here’s how to have a warm, wonderful Christmas that saves money and the environment.
The new anti-sexual harassment fervor is fabulous, amazing, essential—but longtime feminist writer Sheila Weller says we should handle it with care.