In her new memoir, the ferociously funny comedian, known as Ms. Pat, explains how she made the leap from poverty, drugs and single motherhood into comic stardom.
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.
A new collection from prominent poet and peace advocate Naomi Shihab Nye explores how to live and thrive in our perplexing, demanding, and infuriating world.
Talk about turnarounds! Burnt out from watching couples part ways, Beth Liebling decided to help people stay (very close) together with a boutique that sells items both lacy and racy.
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.
The executive behind the upcoming award show with all-female presenters talks about how she’s shepherding in a new era of pro-women workplaces–plus her best scripts for dealing with sexism on the job.
She’s known as a perfectionist and often called a “diva,” but Barbra Streisand explains how doubt and laziness have led to a fuller, richer life.
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?
Typecast in Hollywood as a “blonde bombshell” Rhonda Shear wore a lot of lingerie. She ended up turning her familiarity with undergarments into a multimillion dollar business.