More studies will help us understand how gender norms are constructed as well as their impact on relationships

Puerto Rico Recovery

The island of Puerto Rico has been devastated by Hurricane Maria. A category five when it hit, the hurricane was the strongest to make...

Kenneth Gleason, a 23-year-old white Eagle Scout, has been charged with the first-degree murder of two Black men. Both men, Bruce Cofield and Donald Smart,...

Roger Ailes built Fox News into the most-watched cable news channel in the country but when the 77-year-old television executive died last May, he'd...

sSPOTLIGHTs

All but guaranteeing GOP's latest effort won't pass in Senate, but don't celebrate just yet
For many Americans who have been following the relentless efforts of the Republican-controlled Congress to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, the news has often been fast and furious and the legislative process nothing short of farcical if not downright depressing. After several years of empty promises, Republicans in...

GOP wants to take us back to the days when the law favored industry profits over patients
In their first attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, congressional Republicans sought to gut the Medicaid program by cutting $700 billion in federal funding. Having failed to garner enough votes to pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act, as well as a straight repeal of the ACA, Senate Republicans...

Not yet, anyway
I have gotten texts asking me if I am watching 'her' on CNN. Or did you see 'her' on Rachel Maddow last night? I can't do it yet. I can't watch her. I can't deal with what might have been. The past ten months have been a horrifying blend of disbelief, anger, panic,...

News & Opinion

In an increasingly bizarre battle of insults between two of the world's most incompetent world leaders, the specter of war grows. President Trump and...

"Stop lying. Stop lying about what's in your terrible legislation. Stop lying about the death of Obamacare" but  Vice President Pence and nearly every...

If it does not include abortion coverage
Universal health care could potentially leave many pregnant women without a way to pay for a necessary medical procedure.

Terminates relationship with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Hillary Clinton would never have chosen someone like Betsy DeVos to be Education Secretary.

The founding mothers of French Canadians brought with them a harmful genetic mutation
The first group of the King’s Daughters (filles du roi) arrived in New France in 1663. Eight-hundred more women, typically of poor and common birth,...
Women sent Wendy Bell their unsolicited dick pics and, wham bam thank you ma'am, an art show was born

HARD FACTS

A new study from Boston University School of Medicine has found that children who start playing football at a young age (before they turn 12)...

Every time Trump opens his mouth I cannot believe that this man is President of the United States. His inability to articulate a thought...

When Hurricane Harvey innundated the Southeast region of Texas, Mexico immediately offered aid and their condolences to the victims of the hurricane. President Trump...
The truth has a way of winning

Erin Brockovich of Stalking

Justin Massler, a former prep school student turned drifter, first discovered Lenora Claire through an article in the LA Weekly, which featured her as one...

The list of Democrats who are deciding to sponsor Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill is growing. California's Senator Kamala Harris was the first...

Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricanes in recorded history, has already laid waste to several islands in the Caribbean, after making landfall less than...

He is literally now a textbook definition of rapist
Brock Turner was found guilty of rape but spent only three months in jail, having been sentenced to a mere six. The outrage over...

Abusers never just leave their victims alone
Meredith Lane was hosting a party on Sunday when her estranged husband entered and fatally shot her and seven of her friends.

A physician argues that something besides grief afflicted the 19th century American master
A host of prognoses have been proffered over the years to explain Emily Dickinson's mysterious withdrawal from society.

The death toll across Mexico has risen to 250 people since a massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake first struck on Tuesday afternoon—32 years to the day...

Under Obamacare, pre-existing conditions had to be covered and you couldn't be charged more for your policy because of them.  he playing field was...
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