U.S. society has been moving rightward for decades—and pulling much of Europe with it.
Truthdig opens the floor for a productive conversation on the politics of gender, feminism and transgender rights.
A new survey of 12 populations around the world challenges the commonly held assumption that human beings naturally prefer highly masculine men and highly feminine women.
Right, so it's not like anyone would actually turn to the Barbie product line for an accurate depiction of well, anything, but this infernal little whittle-waisted doll still finds a way to stick to many girls' formative years like a bad gel manicure.
American politics has gone through a gender revolution that has barely been noticed. Take the discussions of the 2016 presidential election which, as a matter of habit, we have begun even before the end of the first year of the current president's second term.
Women's lib hasn't made it through Washington yet. Micah Zenko at Foreign Policy magazine looked at the percentages of females holding leadership roles related to foreign policy and national security and found that women remain vastly underrepresented among our nation's policymakers. (more)
At fancy Washington dinner parties decades ago, it was the custom for men and women to part ways after the meal.