Why Breast Cancer Survivors Are Reclaiming an Ancient Jewish Ritual

When her best friend started chemo, Chaya wanted a way to make her monthly mikvah as special as possible. She ended up finding a new kind of holy cleansing—even though it broke all the traditional rules.

Meet the Stylish Entrepreneur Making Cannabis Gear That Women Actually Want

One Seattle-based businesswoman is turning heads with rolling papers and stash bags that are red carpet-ready. This definitely ain’t your grandfather’s grungy head shop.

Courtney Williams Is on a Mission to Get Black and Brown People to Bike

She fell in love with cycling, but was tired of never seeing anyone else who looked like her on two wheels. So she did something about it.

Meet the All-Girls Competitive Robotics Team from The Bronx

Watch the St. Catharine Comets go all out trying to make nationals at the largest robotics contest – with their best shot at college scholarships and lucrative STEM careers on the line.

Meet the Kim Kardashian of the 1890s

How an unexceptional vaudeville performer turned a lurid tabloid scandal into national fame and a lucrative personal brand.

Conjuring Up a Career with One of NYC’s Only Female Magicians

In a world where women are often the "lovely assistant," Tanya Solomon takes charge by making her own magic.

My Foster Child Was Finally Reunited with Her Mother. Is It Horrible That I Want Her Back?

When I took in a twelve-year-old with PTSD, I knew it would be difficult. What I didn’t realize was how hard it would be to let her go.

Protest People #4: Trendy Feminist Marches Don’t Do Much For Me

A four-foot-nine-inch Mexican-American woman on standing tall for her people, and taking it to the streets for all oppressed people.