The heroines of “Anne of Green Gables” and “Little Women” have inspired generations of young girls, but their messages are actually quite different.
Witches and deadly creatures have existed in popular culture for centuries. Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer examines their relationship at a particular moment in time.
“WandaVision” provides an insightful look at the importance of restraint and the current cultural moment.
Women who argue with men are often told to “calm down” simply because they’re expressing themselves.
The drag kings scene in New York, led by Lee Valone Velour and others, shows that gender is performance.
Lisa Smith breaks the stigma around cocaine addiction, particularly for women.
Amandla Stenberg is one of many influential black women embracing the concept of black girl magic for the advancement of women of color.
Poetry has always had the power to engage the oppressed. Right now, we are seeing poetry in its barest and rawest form.
LSD. Lysergic acid diethylmide. Who knows what that is? Not me.
In her photo series “Monankim,” Nigerian photographer Jenevieve Aken captures the entry into womanhood as experienced through the women of the Bakor people.
“How trusting my female bosses just because they were women could have led to disaster.” By Jane Madembo
Emotion has historically been silenced as a sign of female weakness and labeled as “hysteria” in our culture.
After banning Disney from her home, a mother discovers that playing princess might teach her daughter leadership skills after all.
Denigrated by the Nazis, lauded by black intellectuals, embraced by the apartheid-era government, and fitting in everywhere and nowhere, the essence of the noted South African artist is hard to distill—and she’d probably like it that way.