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Tara John Pope Francis recently named 17 new Cardinals, including three Americans, who will serve as his primary advisers after their Nov. 19 induction. Like Francis, the trio come from the church’s progressive wing, having spoken for immigrants, wo
THEY WERE HIGHLY EDUCATED WOMEN, SOME GRADUATES of Ivy League journalism programs. But at Newsweek magazine in the 1960s, they delivered packages, cut out newspaper clippings and, if they were lucky, did reporting for articles that only men were actu
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After being raped in college, the Harvard grad and aspiring astronaut, 24, is now fighting for survivors’ rights in every part of the country
A GENEROUS AND KINDHEARTED TRAILBLAZER, SHE HELPED START A DIALOGUE ABOUT GENDER
Skirt Club wants to help women be as confident in the boardroom as they are in the boudoir
BEING A FEMINIST IN 2016 IS A STRANGE THING. YOU ARE at once riding the wave of a radical social movement turned trendy (Beyoncé dancing in front of a flashing FEMINIST sign, Taylor Swift declaring her bona fides) and watching as the political realm
JP: I’ve been the pastor here for 20 years. When I came, it was a “don’t ask, don’t tell” church. Then, one by one, longtime members would share their sexuality. That, more than any magic verse in the Bible, began to make it more possible for us to h
IN AN ERA THAT BEGAN WITH the promise of a postpartisan country—a hilarious delusion, in retrospect—there were two areas of policy where Obama’s liberal incrementalism met Republican conservative pragmatism and forged a unifying synthesis. And oddly,
THE WORD EMPOWERMENT HAS BECOME the rallying cry of mainstream feminism, with virtually any act performed enthusiastically by a woman—from washing her hair to posting her bikini photos—now designated as “empowering.” But while everyone from Unilever
MUCH OF THE INTERNET may have learned the adjective woke—highly attuned to prejudices of all kinds—from BuzzFeed’s 2015 article “Can We Talk About How Woke Matt McGorry Was in 2015?” (For instance, “This year McGorry wrote an essay for Cosmopolitan o
THE GENDER NONCONFORMIST AND INTERNET STAR DEFIES LABELS
FOR ALMOST THREE DECADES AS A RADIO NEWSCASTER in Victoria, British Columbia, Sheila Gardner fielded countless comments from male listeners—not about stories but about syntax. They’d call up, night after night, anytime they detected anything that sou
interview by ANNA-CATHERINE BRIGIDA GYNECOLOGIST Germán Cardoso’s abortion clinic is easy to find. Located on a residential street in Tandil, Argentina, a small city four hours south of Buenos Aires, the office is marked with a placard bearing the 5
FOR CENTURIES, BEING LESBIAN, gay, bisexual or transgender in America meant hiding at least part of who you were. The stigma traces as far back as the colonial era, when sodomy was a capital crime. The culture has shifted over time, and recent decade
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ON JANUARY 20, 2015, President Obama said the word transgender in his State of the Union address. It was only a word—but given that Ronald Reagan refused even to say the word aids publicly until 1985 because he was so disgusted by sexual diversity, t
IF OMAR MATEEN SOUGHT NOT MERELY TO END LIVES BUT also to sow terror in the LGBT community, he couldn’t have chosen a more apt target. For decades, gay bars have functioned not merely as watering holes but as community centers. They are—or were, unti
Pro sports leagues fly the rainbow flag, hoping to cultivate a new market |“It totally makes sense that teams are being more proactive”
KATE SAMUELSON It can be hard to know where Héloïse Letissier ends and her onstage persona, Christine and the Queens, begins. She’s happy to clarify. “It’s really the same thing,” she says. “Christine is just me, Héloïse, without the boundaries.” T
BELINDA LUSCOMBE Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Susan Faludi has made a career writing insightful books about gender like Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. But she was floored when her own father came out as transgender. She recounts his
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