Despite its bullying, the “fat acceptance” movement is bad for our health and bad for kids
They’ve been on my living-room shelf for a year now — wrapped chocolate candy figurines from the Netherlands of Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete. A friend who lived there for a while gave them to me in irony. Black Pete is a …
Americans are the world’s champion meat eaters. For that we can thank (or not) our colonial ancestors. Back in the old country, England, meat was for the upper ruling classes, who ate it with great gusto, but most Brits were …
Every day is “Buy Nothing Day” in North Korea—and look where that’s gotten them
An Army colonel trying to level the playing field for female soldiers gets accused of sexism and the Internet rages on
Over the last twenty years, one of the most stunning changes to the American social landscape has been the dramatic rise in the percentage of Americans who report having no religious affiliation—the group that has come to be …
A pastor who was suspended for officiating at his son’s same-sex marriage speaks out
Don’t tell me there weren’t any nice boys who could have been the first Jewish Sexiest Man Alive.
Baby Boomers are obsessed with JFK, but his assassination didn’t “shatter innocence” or “change America” or any of those other tropes
Ten years after Massachusetts, we’ve moved from a gay-rights agenda to a gay-responsibility agenda — and we should never look back
Ten years ago, GLAD lawyer Mary Bonauto triumphed in the first case to allow same-sex marriage. Here she reflects back on that key decision and how far we’ve come since then
Why are black women seen as more threatening, more masculine and less in need of help? Because they’re not being seen as women at all
A recent article in TIME sparked controversy over sexism in haute cuisine—and the media. Here, Alice Waters and other prominent women restaurateurs weigh in on what’s holding female chefs back.