Women's News

Donald Trump Just Said It's 'Wrong' for Babies to Be 'Born' in the Ninth Month

Since his inauguration a year ago, Donald Trump has been collecting typos and miscommunications like an Instagram celebrity collects likes. There was the covfefe kerfuffle. Or when he said in an interview that he had sent bombs to Iraq, when he actually meant Syria. Now added to the list is Trump's …

Donald Trump

Aly Raisman Delivers Searing Testimony Against Larry Nassar

On Friday, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman delivered a searing victim impact statement at Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing that ended with the entire courtroom applauding her powerful words. The gymnast had announced on Monday that she would not be delivering testimony at the hearing, but stated …

Aly Raisman

Shut Up, Alec Baldwin: The Self-Confessed ‘Sexist’ Defending Hollywood’s Alleged Abusers

The ‘30 Rock’ and ‘SNL’ star has emerged as one of the worst celebrity voices during the #MeToo movement.<p>Remember when we thought that putting Alec …

Feminism

Everything We Know About the Alleged Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump Relationship

Just one week ago, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> broke a story in which they reported that Michael Cohen, a lawyer for Donald Trump, had arranged to pay an adult-film star named Stormy Daniels (given name: Stephanie Clifford) $130,000 one month before the 2016 election in order to ensure her silence about …

Donald Trump

New Video from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Outing Shows Her Calling Him a Feminist

Yesterday, my favorite couple that I don't actually know IRL—Meghan Markle and Prince Harry—stepped out in Wales to visit Cardiff Castle and partake in various activities, some involving adorable children. While I loved the outfit, the obvious affection between the two, and, yes, that perfectly …

Royal Family

Locking panties and man-repelling bracelets: Is this what the women of 2018 need?

In the promised reckoning over sexual assault, harassment and rape culture, a bracelet probably wasn’t the solution the women of 2018 were hoping for.<p>But here it is. Last week, a Dutch start-up announced the sale of the Invi bracelet, the latest in a long line of odd implements designed for fending …

Lifestyle

'It's Not A Fairy Tale, It's Not A Failure': A Mother At 16 Conquers Stigma With Love

A favorite pastime for April Gibson and her teenage son, Gregory Bess, is simply talking to one another.<p>"I think I learn more from those conversations than school," says Gregory, who turned 17 on Thursday.<p>But during a recent StoryCorps conversation in St. Paul, Minn., April, 33, knew he wanted to …

Nonprofits

Why we should all keep talking about Aziz Ansari

Why we should all keep talking about Aziz Ansari<p>When the status quo is overturned, and idols begin to crumble, there’s always a first flash of …

Award Shows

Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Infertility, both in men and women, has become quite common these days and is on the rise in India. As per estimates, there has been a 20% to 30% …

Pregnancy

Lorde's Comments On #MeToo Show Again That She’s Wise Beyond Her Years

Lorde started her career as an impossibly cool teen, and she’s just getting better with age. In an new interview with <i>Billboard</i>, the pop star, born …

Feminism

The 2018 Women’s March Won’t Actually Be A March — They Have Something More Powerful Planned

How do you celebrate the anniversary of the largest single-day march in U.S. history? At first glance, the answer is simple: you hit the streets and …

Activism

Time Magazine's Powerful New Cover Features First-Time Female Candidates

<i>Time</i> magazine revealed its newest cover yesterday, and it features nearly 50 first-time female candidates who say they were inspired to run for office following the election of Donald Trump and the 2017 Women’s March.<p><i>Time</i> calls the candidates “The Avengers,” and a corresponding story by journalist …

Democratic Party

What Is White Feminism? Here Are 7 Sneaky Ways It Shows Up Into Your Life

White feminism is a term that has been on the tip of everyone's tongue since actor Emma Watson addressed past criticisms of her feminism in statement …

Feminism

Whisper Networks Are Flawed — But Not Because Of How They Affect The Accused

No, whisper networks are not a ‘witch hunt.’ But they’re also not above reproach.<p>I would get my introduction to something called the “whisper …

Feminism

14 Funny Quotes For Women's March 2018 Signs That Will Get A Laugh Out Of Fellow Protesters

Well, everyone, we've made yet another trip around the sun, and Donald Trump has been president for all of it. Although it may seem like just …

Feminism

Millennial Women Are "Screwed." So Why Are They Still Optimistic?

<b>By most recent accounts, millennial women are totally screwed.</b> Aside from their massive, dream-killing student loan debt, the rising cost of living, …

Happiness

21 Trump Quotes About Women From His First Year In Office

Donald Trump’s first year in office is rapidly drawing to a close, and it has certainly been a challenging year — for immigrants, for people of …

Donald Trump

12 Printable 2018 Women's March Signs That Are A Perfect Cheap, Last Minute Solution

The fact that it's already been a year since the first Women's March on Washington and its sister marches in other cities is shocking. Now it's 2018, …

Gloria Steinem

Nasty Woman Wines Exist & They Pair So Well With Smashing The Patriarchy

If you identify as a nasty woman — a leader, fighter, and a strong believer in equality for everyone — there's now a wine that embodies your sense of …

Feminism

This 'Last Jedi' Edit Without Men Is A Response To The Sexist Edit & It's Actually Quite Revealing

An anonymous, brave soul on the internet recut <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> without men. But the mystery editor didn't make the "De-Meninized Fanedit" for …

Star Wars

Hillary Clinton Retweeted 'TIME' Magazine's Feature About Women Running For Office & She's All About It

In the year since Donald Trump was sworn into office, a record number of American women have launched runs for political office, <i>TIME</i> reported Friday. …

Elections

The United Nations' Sexual Harassment & Assault Problem Is Shockingly Widespread

In a scathing investigative report by <i>The Guardian</i> on Thursday, current and former United Nations staffers say sexual harassment remains a disturbing …

Rights & Freedoms

19 Unique Women's March 2018 Sign Ideas That Make A Statement

The Women's March is celebrating its historic March on Washington, held one day after President Trump's inauguration in 2017, with an anniversary …

Feminism

Celebrities At The 2018 Women's Marches Will Include Laverne Cox & Olivia Munn

Last year's Women's March showcased an inspiring movement of women and allies banding together to not only protest against sexism and oppressive …

Laverne Cox

These photos are a refreshing look at the world through the eyes of women

A new exhibition puts freedom, love, nature and youth through a female lens<p>On a cliffside, a woman stands in a puddle of pink water. She appears to sink into the liquid beneath her, or rise from it, depends on how you’re viewing it. In another picture, a woman’s hands are shackled over her uterus. …

How This Mother and Daughter Overcame Incest and Unspeakable Abuse

The facts of this story are dark, disturbing to the bone. Even a court reporter said it was the worst case she’d ever heard. It all started with a man who found success in the music business (he directed the Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly” video)—while secretly abusing his wife and children with brutal …

Wyclef Jean

Amber Tamblyn’s Aziz Ansari Comments Highlight Coercion As Something We Shouldn’t Overlook

When it comes to a recent, polarizing sexual misconduct allegation, one celebrity is making her opinion clear. Amber Tamblyn's response to the Aziz …

Feminism

Trials confirm the use of psilocybin for depression without the "dulling" effects of traditional antidepressants

The prohibition on psychedelics was memorably described as "the worst case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of …

Depression

String of brutal rapes shocks India

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Five alleged rapes, mostly of minors, within five days in the northern Indian state of Haryana, has forced the issue of sexual violence back onto India's national agenda, provoking widespread condemnation.<p>Last Friday evening, the half-naked body of a 15-year-old girl was found …

Justice

These countries offer the most generous maternity leave

The amount of maternity leave women are entitled to varies wildly around the world.<p>Laws in some European countries allow women to take dozens of weeks of paid leave. The United States doesn't guarantee them any.<p>The issue came back into the spotlight Friday when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda …

Pregnancy