How taking care of my plants helps me take care of myself

I have ferns, succulents, cacti and more, and they all require special care

Every Easter, my grandmother’s rose blooms. As it comes back to life, I think about the hands of those who have tended it.

The flower has passed from generation to generation, from Chicago to Southern California to San Francisco

The Catholic Church’s treatment of women hasn’t evolved much since the Middle Ages. But here’s what’s different today.

The church has been particularly antagonistic toward female detractors who have spoken out about clerical sex abuse

Claims of ‘sexual immorality’ have been used to diminish or discredit female religious figures for ages. Here’s how — and why.

Ahead of Easter, it’s important to reconsider what you think you know about Mary Magdalene and other women

You’ll want to devour Sally Rooney’s sophomore novel, ‘Normal People,’ in one sitting

Youth, love and cowardice are unavoidably intertwined in the book, which is anchored in campus life

Many D.C. artists are embracing stickering, particularly women

One woman says stickering is ‘safer’ for women than traditional graffiti

My ovaries failed me. That forced me to learn to let go of genetic connection.

My fantasy of giving birth to a mini-me died in a sterile doctor’s office

Elizabeth Warren shouldn’t hide that she was once a Republican

She didn’t register as a Democrat until 1996, when she was in her late 40s

Sylvia Hatchell, UNC women’s basketball coach, resigns after being accused of berating players and making racial remarks

She fostered a culture in which injured players reportedly felt pressured to rush back to competition

In these hypermasculine professions, women often keep quiet about harassment and assault

From a female firefighter to Sen. Martha McSally, these women ‘tolerated it'

How Neera Tanden’s mom was dragged into a messy fight between Sanders and Clinton supporters

The 78-year-old became collateral damage

‘Lost and Wanted’ is a spooky tale that explores friendship, loss — and physics

Nell Freudenberger’s new novel begins with a mysterious phone call

This British woman is facing a jail sentence in Dubai for calling her ex’s new wife a ‘horse’ on Facebook 3 years ago

The case has turned attention to the United Arab Emirates’ strict laws and the penalties those traveling there can face

The teenage lore of the American basement

Coed parties, alcohol and sex: For decades, it’s been a unique place to come of age

The Mueller report exposes Sarah Sanders’s extravagant falsehood

The truth comes out in an illuminating passage

In India, election workers traveled 300 miles over 4 days to ensure one woman could vote

Nearly 900 million people are eligible to vote, and India is committed to reaching them all

Here’s a glimpse inside the first-ever caucus of congresswomen who are mothers

Motherhood is a role that has increasingly been emphasized by members of both parties