A Florida woman who is six months pregnant has found a creative, albeit immoral, way to make some extra cash this holiday season. The Jacksonville woman posted an ad on Craigslist in which she explicitly
Strangling public-sector unions in Wisconsin has shrunk teachers’ pay and benefits. Who’s next? Back in 2009, Rick Erickson was happy with his job as a teacher in one of the state’s northernmost school
Men of color are overrepresented in isolation, while whites are typically underrepresented. Stark disparities in prisoners’ treatment are embedded into criminal-justice systems at the city, county, state,
Even though homelessness in America's cities continues to decline, food banks and pantries are still being stretched thin as the number of people seeking emergency food assistance climbs, according to
DETROIT — A lawsuit filed against four Michigan police officers accuses them of making two women expose their breasts and shake them during an early morning traffic stop. At least one officer from the
(CNN) — A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student has gone public about her alleged rape on campus by a football player, claiming prosecutors and the university have been slow to bring justice.
In what may be the fastest case of reappropriation in this election cycle, women have already taken back one of the insults Republican nominee Donald Trump lobbed at Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton has campaigned by bringing women up on stage alongside her—cooperating with them, instead of competing. In the battle of the sexes, 2016 has brought no shortage of new lows. The phrase
Chants of “Lock her up!” (and worse) have been well-documented during the 2016 election, and misogynistic comments that have accompanied Hillary Clinton’s candidacy are not likely to abate anytime soon.
For centuries, Medusa has been used to criticize powerful women. So it’s no surprise the mythological Gorgon has re-emerged this election cycle. As a professor of English, I teach a humanities course female
In the aftermath of the biggest upset in U.S political history, people are groping to find the reasons why. One popular explanation is that racism and misogyny elected Donald Trump. As Jenée Desmond-Harris
One colleague’s constant refrain: “When are you going to have babies and quit?” This is the seventh story in a seven-part series looking at women’s ambitions in the years following college. When we began
New research estimates that if all physicians were female, 32,000 fewer Americans would die every year. Salaries for female physicians average some $19,879—eight percent—lower than male physicians. At