When 14 women were killed at École Polytechnique in 1989, no one at the time considered it an act of terrorism. Three decades later, that's exactly how it should be viewed.
Recent revelations of the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada are part of a long, complex and disturbing history -- in which feminism became a fight to keep one's own children.
The term 'gaslighting' is now liberally used but what does it mean and where did it come from?
Writerly acts of confession are garish, they are vulgar and dazzling, but they are the only form of disobedience at many a woman writer’s disposal.
Men have defended gender segregation by treating women who cross over into male-dominated occupations with scorn and ridicule.
This exhibition is perfectly timed – feminism and fashion need Mary Quant now more than ever.
While a record number of women are headed to Congress, a number of conservative measures passed across states. What explains this?
Emile Durkheim helped to lay the foundations of sociological thought and theory. He spoke of our current condition as being influenced by social structures and institutions.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott is an enduring classic for girls, soon to be a major Hollywood film. Yet many of the book's themes and morals were imposed by the author's father.
Anne Summers on #MeToo and women in politics.
Anne Summers is concerned about the slow progress in Australia in addressing sexual harassment and assault.
The early suffragists would be rolling in their graves to know that women joining the ranks of parliamentarians barely changed their male colleagues’ outlook and demeanour at all.
The GOP's handling of sexual assault allegations against prominent GOP figures has led some to conclude that the party does not respect women. But GOP women are sticking with their party.
There are so many opportunities for women in Hollywood these days, as long as they play roles that were originally intended for men.
Though she created her stories more than 200 years ago, Jane Austen's novels were forerunners of feminism.
Gender studies degrees in Hungary will no longer receive funding at state universities.
The British government is consulting on changes to the Gender Recognition Act, including whether to allow gender self-identification.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge's funny, sassy, violent script doesn't make a drama out of the two strong female leads, it normalises them.
Ford works toward dismantling the idea that feminism is harming men. Instead, she proposes that a patriarchal society can be as harmful and destructive for individual men as it can be for women.
Parliament has a problem retaining experienced women – and so does science. Working in STEMM places women in an ideological dilemma that is exhausting to confront, and feels impossible to change.
Social psychologists have been busy documenting the harmful effects that this brand of chivalry has on women. But are they missing something?