Joyce Johnson talks about coming of age as a writer in the 1950s and her long career supporting women in publishing.
Why women’s communities are moving off Facebook and into real spaces.
Many feel the distorted images in Francesca Stern Woodman’s work comment on the way women are erased from and overlooked in society.
As the unequivocal queens of March Madness, the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team had won 75 straight games.
For women living with PMDD, menstruation can be especially fraught. The key to finding relief is recognizing the symptoms.
The poet Anne Sexton’s career was a direct result of her struggles with madness.
“It smells like tuna fish.” This unknown world of womanhood sounded overwhelming, and yet I wanted desperately to be part of the cool girls’ period club.
Though she doesn’t suffer from mental illness, Eleanor Holmes Norton has dedicated her life to what in the past seemed like a crazy idea: an inclusive country where everyone had equal rights.
Edan Lepucki is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel California. Her new novel, Woman No. 17, was published in May 2016.
Women writers have long used home and hearth as an allegory for the alienation and oppression that was a woman’s lot.
A poet and novelist, Sylvia Plath’s career was plagued by depression and mania.
The 2016 presidential election included a candidate whose campaign slogan was “Make America Great Again,” but truth be told, America has never been great for Blacks.
I feel I am betraying a feminist ideal by confessing that I experience PMS.
Compare the media’s treatment of Amy Winehouse to that of Mel Gibson, and we see how quickly female celebrities are branded a “hot mess.”
The opioid epidemic has reached an all-time high. But little attention has been paid to the particular ways the crisis affects women.