Meet the Women Fighting One of the World’s Most Oppressive Anti-Abortion Laws

In El Salvador, all abortion is illegal and women have been imprisoned after miscarriages and stillbirths. These bold activists are taking on the system.

How It Feels to Be the Biggest Woman at a Clothing Swap

Great, actually.

I Threw an Effigy-Burning Bonfire for My Female Rage

Miscarriage, abortion, abandonment, and the mythical avengers of wronged women.

Barnum & Bailey’s Forgotten High-Flying Suffragists

In 1912, female acrobats, equestrians and weightlifters took on a new high-wire act: fighting for their right to vote.

How I Used My Hijab to Hide — and Why I Don’t Anymore

A Turkish bath session made me realize covering up isn’t about concealing.

The Brutal Excommunication of a Christian Homeschooling Pioneer

She was a rising star of the religious right, with fervent followers across the nation. When she filed for divorce, it all came crashing down.

More Black Women Are Carrying Guns Than Ever Before. But Could I?

After we were both shaken by the killing of Philando Castile, I promised my father I'd learn to shoot.

Would Being Black for an Hour Change Your Perspective?

The women of Hyphen-Labs are using virtual reality to put other people in their shoes.

The Club Helping Women of Color Finally Talk About Depression

Elyse Fox isn’t keeping quiet about her depression anymore, and she doesn’t want other women to have to, either.