Women and Girls

September 30, 2017

‘Faux’ Male Feminists Draw Ire in Hollywood

It’s a tough time to be a male feminist, especially in Hollywood. A few weeks ago, Kai Cole, the ex-wife of Joss Whedon, the man who […]
September 19, 2017

On Beauty: The Extra-Long Hair Trend, Decoded

On Beauty By MINJU PAK In the ’80s in Southern California, there was only one channel with Korean-language programming: It aired for a few hours only […]
September 8, 2017

Leaning In? Won’t Help if Guys Are Leering, Writes Ellen Pao

Every day, Ellen Pao receives written messages of support from all over: to her office, through her lawyers, over email, on LinkedIn, in postcards she keeps […]
August 3, 2017

Unbuttoned: Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the Optics of Relatable Style

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Well, that look didn’t last long. After a very brief 10-day interlude of in-your-face bluster draped in Loro Piana tailoring courtesy of […]
July 19, 2017

At Curlfest, a Celebration of Natural Hair and Black Beauty

As I stood before a slightly foggy bathroom mirror a few weeks ago, my fingers gingerly grasped a few strands of freshly washed hair. Extending my […]
July 13, 2017

Meechy Monroe, a YouTube Star for Her Natural Hair Lessons, Dies at 32

Meechy Monroe, who achieved YouTube fame with hairstyle tutorials that empowered black women to embrace the so-called natural hair movement and forgo harsh chemicals, died June […]
June 16, 2017

Modern Love: My Body Doesn’t Belong to You

Modern Love By HEATHER BURTMAN When the stranger yelled at me from his car window, I was carrying my Zamioculcas zamiifolia, a large tropical plant I […]
April 7, 2017

Modern Love: From Best Man to Puzzled Woman

Modern Love By JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN We took a break after the first set. My friend Laura, the lead singer, and I approached the bar. I […]
March 18, 2017

With Her Dating App, Women Are in Control

AUSTIN, Tex. — As at most tech start-ups, the fridge was stocked with green juice and cold brew coffee. Unlike at most tech start-ups, there was […]
December 20, 2016

On the Runway: The Many Meanings of the Pantsuit

On the Runway By VALERIYA SAFRONOVA Question: When is a pantsuit not just a pantsuit? Answer: When it is a piece of political performance art. At […]