HEALTH // FEBRUARY 2020
Women need their bodies back.
SLATE // JANUARY, 2017
We’re fortunate that our insurance paid for most of it. But if Republicans remake the health care system, kids like her may not be so lucky.
REAL SIMPLE // JULY, 2016
He lives with his folks in Massachusetts. He has a form of autism that leaves him unable to speak. But he has many ways to communicate—and he says plenty.
SLATE // MAY, 2016
Paid family leave doesn’t just support gender equity in the workplace. It may also prevent babies’ deaths.
SLATE // APRIL, 2016
Comcast and others are using more contract workers to install their services. That means brutal hours, low wages, and an app that schedules every moment of their days.
REDBOOK // MARCH, 2016
There are women across this country suffering—and, yes, dying—from cancers that people don’t like to talk about and that doctors have a hard time diagnosing and treating. Does that sound like a world we should be …
MORE // FEBRUARY, 2015
Sexual assault at colleges isn’t new. And it’s not about young women who binge drink or wear tight clothing. Here, a prominent feminist examines the phenomenon—and survivors of all ages reveal how an attack changed their …
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