How Onna-Bugeisha, Feudal Japan's Women Samurai, Were Erased From History

While most Japanese women were subject to rigid social expectations of domesticity, onna-bugeisha women warriors who were known to be to be every bit as strong, capable, and courageous as their male counterparts


We broke down how women made history in Tuesday night’s primaries

A record 19 women nominated for Senate seats, the first trans gubernatorial candidate, and another first Muslim congresswoman.


Users Accuse Instagram of Censoring Hashtags About Sex Work and Women

Sex worker advocates are taking to social media to decry Instagram's reported censorship of words like #woman and #femalestrippers as yet another example of harmfully targeting sex workers in the wake of SESTA/FOSTA.


Rhye's 'Blood' Runs Warm

The elusive Mike Milosh explains celebrating sex without objectivity, new love and finding his 'new self' on his new album.


Kesha’s First UK Show in Four Years Is Exactly What We Needed

The power of this performance is not without context, but it still felt like a raging party.


Hear "Woman," Another Raw, Free-Spirited New Song From Kesha

It features The Dap-Kings' horn section, and it rules.


Immerse Yourself in the Calming Ocean of Two New Songs From Rhye

"Please" and "Summer Days" mark the duo's first new music since 2013.


Butcher Displays Nude Woman In Meat Case As Marketing Ploy

The Australian shop's advertisement raises questions about why women's bodies are so often compared to meat.


Why We Started 'WOMAN'

On International Women's Day, we need to celebrate and support girls and women everywhere and keep fighting for equality on every level.


Gloria Steinem on the Secret to Never Burning Out During the Fight for Equality

"If we don't have poetry and laughter along the way, we won't have it at the end."


TRAVAIL FAMILLE PARTY: Welcome to Justice's Private Universe

Cover story: With their third album, 'Woman,' the Parisian hellraisers return to the church of their imagination.