From the authors of bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from around the world.

The Link Between Oil Pipelines and Sexual Assault

An infographic shows how Native women face high rates of sexual assault, even as their lands are mined for oil.

New Film "The Handmaiden" Both Thrills and Feeds the Soul

Park Chan-wook's film adaptation of lesbian Dickensian novel "Fingersmith" is sensual, romantic, and full of twists. 

To Shell and Back: The Making of a Jewish Woman on "Transparent"

There is a reason why Jewish mothers are iconic figures in our cultural imaginations. Bold, bawdy, and badass, the Jewish mother archetype is rich with material for riffing on the human condition, examining the roots of our neurosis, and seeking joy in exaggerated depictions.