Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
A progressive city's new ordinance on gender-neutral language provokes a worldwide media storm.
Opera companies around the world are grappling with an ever-widening gap between a repertoire frozen in time and an increasingly critical audience.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
A controversy has erupted yet again among Southern Baptists over women's preaching. An expert explains how despite this 300-year-old controversy, Baptist women have shown remarkable leadership.
It's not about beauty, it's about empowering women in sport.
Major US environmental organizations have promised to diversify their staffs and boards for more than 20 years, but moved slowly. Will workplace scandals make a difference?
As new rules come into force to stop damaging gender stereotypes in advertising, a psychologist assess what impact they will have.
Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you're a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
Despite the exclusion of their creative work from mainstream opera companies, Australian women composers are creating spaces for themselves, writing work that tackles urgent social issues.
Witnessing violent media reporting about women politicians can deter women from entering politics at a time when we should be striving toward gender parity.
Doris Day and Peggy Lipton, two very different icons of the postwar sexual revolution have recently died. What are their lasting legacies of white femininity?
History tells us there were eight women who ruled as empresses of Japan, but since reforms of the constitution in 1947, only a man can inherit the throne.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
France's #MeToo backlash has revealed just how deeply rooted sexism is in the country. Disguised as flirtation or child's play, sexual harassment begins as early as elementary school.
For six decades, young girls have played with Barbie dolls. But she's changed a bit recently.
Uganda's tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.
Recent media reports point to years of sexual abuse by Southern Baptist pastors. An expert writes why a long culture of women's submission is responsible for this crisis.