Alisa Schnackel

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Consider Your Week Planned

Photo: Via Serena Mitnik Miller.<p>With heavy hearts we wave farewell to what may have been the warmest summer to ever pass through San Francisco. As a …

Jennifer Connelly Wears an Old Dress…

<b>Who:</b> Jennifer Connelly<p><b>Where:</b> The premiere of “Noah” in Mexico City, Mexico.<p><b>When:</b> Monday, March 10th<p><b>What:</b> A pale pink Givenchy Fall 2009 dress with neon pink stones and a deep v-neckline.<p><b>Why:</b> From Noah’s Ark to this archival gown, everything old is new again in Jennifer Connelly’s world.

A Rye Manhattan: My Standard Winter Cocktail

Something about cold weather makes me want a cocktail. Though I generally drink wine or a little vodka, winter calls for something brown. Not too …

Weather

Striking differences in brain wiring between men and women

Male brains facilitate connectivity between perception and coordinated action. Female brains facilitate communication between the analytical and the …

War on Women, Deluxe Edition

The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case. One huge difference: Instead of an …

Black Panther

Gattuso: No place for women in football

Former AC Milan and Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has questioned the role of women in football in criticising his former club for appointing …

Most Women Use Condoms Even After Drinking, Suggests Study

According to a new study published in the Journal of Sex Research, most college women are having safe sex -- whether they've had a few drinks or not.<p>Researchers from Centers of Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at the Miriam Hospital surveyed 297 college-aged women (out of an initial pool of 500) …

Women Attacking Women

Wow! I am writing this as I lie bruised and beaten by another woman in a radio interview show.<p>This goes under the heading "no good deed goes unpunished."<p>A friend and journalist who had written about me in a fabulous book about the women writers of<p>"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and how we paved the way …

The fourth wave of feminism: meet the rebel women

The women's movement may have been in hiding through the 'ladette' years, but in 2013 it has come back with a vengeance. Introducing the new feminists taking the struggle to the web – and the streets<p>• The Guardian Women awards<p>The campaign for women's liberation never went away, but this year a new …

Young women closing workplace gender gap

Young women seem tantalizingly close to achieving gender equality in the workplace, at least when it comes to wages, a new report from the Pew Research Center suggests. But it remains to be seen whether motherhood will slow their strides, as it did for women before them.<p>As of last year, female …

Delhi rape: one year on, has anything changed for India's women?

One year after the vicious assault of a student on a Delhi bus, protests and reports of abuse in India have increased. But is it any better to be a woman there today?<p>It took the police 14 days to register the rape allegation and a further 30 days to make an arrest, by which time the victim had …

Human Rights Day: U.S. Should Support Victims of Violence Against Women

"You said, 'Hit me,' and he did. What do you want me to do?" A prosecutor asked Dolores, whose husband had beaten her, when she tried to file a criminal complaint against him. Dolores sat across from the prosecutor, with a bruised face, stunned at his question. She wanted him to do his job and …

To The Women Who Choose Not To Have Kids

To the women who choose not to have kids, I have one thing to say: thank you.<p>You probably don’t hear it enough. In fact, you probably don’t hear it …

Women Working for Working Women

Women are 47 percent of the workforce. A full 59 percent of families have two breadwinners. Four in 10 American households with children under age 18 are headed by a mother who is the primary -- or only -- breadwinner for the family.<p>With those kind of stats what I'm about to say should be obvious. …

The 25 Best Moments For Women In 2013

Between assaults on women's reproductive rights, the "We Saw Your Boobs" Oscars and one-too-many Carl's Jr. commercials, one might think that 2013 wasn't such a banner year for the ladies. But in fact, there were plenty of stand-out moments for women.<p><b>Here are the 25 of our favorites, in no</b> …

Domestic violence: what's easy for councils isn't always right for women

When commissioning domestic violence services, local authorities should embrace smaller local charities<p>Figures recently published by Women's Aid reveal that many domestic violence services are in a state of crisis.<p>Considering the scale of domestic violence – two women are killed in domestic …

1% Wives Are Helping Kill Feminism and Make the War on Women Possible

<i>Being a mother isn't a real job -- and the men who run the world know it.</i><p>SVLuma / Shutterstock<p>NEW YORK -- When my mind gets stuck on everything that is wrong with feminism, it brings out the 19th century poet in me: Let me count the ways. Most of all, feminism is pretty much a nice girl who really, …

Despite More College Degrees, Young Women Still Make Less Than Men

The good news: a new report from the Pew Research Center finds that the gender wage gap for young women between the ages of 25 and 34 has narrowed …

Millennial women have seriously narrowed the wage gap with men

Millennial women are off to a record breaking start in the work force.<p>Not only do they earn more advanced degrees than their male counterparts, but …

Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Young women entering the workforce can expect to be paid almost as much as the guys around them. The playing field still isn’t entirely level, but it's flatter than it's ever been. How close are we? In 2012, women between the ages of 25 …

Demographics

Drug Cuts Breast Cancer in High Risk Women By 50%

Women with a high risk for breast cancer can cut their chances of developing the disease by 53% with the drug anastrozole after five years during a …

Pantene Is a Voice for Women? Hardly

The Pantene Philippines video that’s gone viral—thanks in large part to a ringing endorsement from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg who gave it the “Lean …