Supermodel Christy Turlington Burns went into the hospital in 2003, expecting to simply deliver her first child, Grace. Instead, she found herself hemorrhaging on the delivery table. Through that dark experience, Turlington Burns found her life's calling.
Can Rashida Jones revive the comics industry? Her debut series, Frenemy of the State, promises action, adventure, and Perez Hilton parodies - but will that be enough to hook female readers into the series?
Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam — better known as M.I.A. — is both rebel and scholar, educator and trickster, masterfully courting controversy. She just grabbed headlines by tweeting a New York Times writer's phone number. But what message is she sending?
Beyoncé's new video for "Why Don't You Love Me" debuted last week, with a nod to 1950s homemaker style — and interesting commentary on ideas of womanhood, past and present.
Do sexy men and smart writing make for good reading? After spotting Filament magazine on my local newsstand - featuring the tagline "the thinking woman's crumpet" - I unwrapped what I thought was a new ladymag and, well, rediscovered porn.
Paying $8.25 to talk to a live (perhaps semi-nude) girl over the internet seems like a porn site pop-up ad, but it's actually the business plan for GameCrush - a company aiming to link male gamers and willing PlayDates.
What's to blame for the achievement gap between black and white schoolchildren? While an entry in the Guardian's Comment is Free blames black women for "feminising" boys, Essence magazine discovers that the problem is far more complicated.
What would force someone to spend $8,600 taking out ads in major newspapers proclaiming "I Am A Bad Woman?" For Hwang Myoung-eun, the full page polemic the only way to vent her frustration as a working mother.
Nestled in the pages of the March issue of Self magazine, right after a feature on jazzing up chicken and veggie dishes, is a piece called "Meet the Swingers." And no, Self editors aren't talking about dancers.
In the wake of a controversial decision to pull sexually themed applications from the iTunes store, Apple is toying with adding a new "explicit" category to its current offerings. While my inner feminist cheers, my inner technophile is concerned.
I fucking love Gina Torres, so I was excited to hear that she is the voice of Superwoman in the new film Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. I was not thrilled with her comments on women in comics.
Does a "sexualized" avatar invite disrespectful behavior online? While conducting an experiment to measure human empathy toward human actors compared with digital representations, researchers discovered a strange quirk: men judged the avatar pleading for sympathy more harshly than the actress.