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Jen Gotch started a company that encourages joy. Here’s the small way she’s finding her own in a pandemic.

Her new memoir, ‘The Upside of Being Down,’ also has useful advice for keeping your mental health in check

History remembers Wolfgang Mozart. But his sister was a genius, too.

And she wasn’t the only female prodigy shut out of success

Silicon Valley is even more sexist than you think, according to Anna Wiener’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Wiener spoke with us about the initial draw of the tech industry — and how she got out

‘Such a Fun Age’ satirizes white woke culture. It may be fiction, but Kiley Reid is aiming for truth.

The plot revolves around a black babysitter wrongfully accused of kidnapping a white child

15 books by women to read in 2020

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Harry Potter is an escape for many trans and queer people. J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans comments are shattering.

Harry Potter is an outcast who eventually finds a community and love

Santa doesn’t have to be a man. These women prove that.

From 'Noelle’ to ‘Mrs. Claus Takes the Reins,’ we bring you examples of a woman-led Christmas

What Jenny Slate got hypnosis for

In a new comedy special, ‘Stage Fright,’ and book, ‘Little Weirds,’ Slate reveals her quirks and fears

Libraries have always been a sanctuary for me. Here are 9 reasons I love them so much.

Here’s one reason: Librarians, with their infinite knowledge, sometimes feel magical