A reader on taking to Nancy Drew and how the teen sleuth helped him defy the gender norms and toxic masculinity that surround the series.
Women are socialized into having a fraught relationship with their bodies. These fascinating tidbits about female bodies from GROSS ANATOMY challenge that.
Books about finding yourself abound; the best ones are here.
Hey there, male novelist with an impressive eye for character detail. Are you extending that eye to the women in your book? Here are some signs, to be taken with the sodium chloride compound of your choice, that your female characters might be underdeveloped.
A reader recounts a powerful, impromptu discussion she shared with a stranger about the impact of reading THE POWER by Naomi Alderman.
Where's Princess Leia? How about Jessica Jones or Wonder Woman? Oh, exclusively in the women's section. On the erasure of female characters in branded merchandise and why that's bunk.
Queer moments in Shakespeare