culture

This new test measures how well documentaries portray women. ‘RBG’ fails.

A shocking number of recent women-focused documentaries give outsized credit to the men in their lives

Najmieh Batmanglij paved the way for Iranian chefs in America. For her latest cookbook, she went back home.

‘Cooking in Iran’ is the culmination of tens of thousands of miles travel through the country

Miranda Lambert says her song went No. 1 because she sang with a ‘dude,’ and country radio is to blame

Radio is considered a critical component of country music success

Ntozake Shange, groundbreaking black feminist poet and playwright, dies at 70

Her 1976 debut, ‘For Colored Girls,’ broke linguistic conventions and racial barriers

Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface on Halloween prompted a Twitter firestorm — and an apology

‘What is racist?’ the talk show host asked Tuesday

7 female YouTube stars. 7 stories of vulnerability they’ve never shared before.

Stories about grappling with online harassment, exploring sexual identity and facing the unknown

In the year since #MeToo, has country music made strides?

Artists are speaking up — but there have been setbacks, too

Why we can’t escape the Bill Clinton dilemma

He won’t account for his actions, so we have to account for him

With Samin Nosrat as host, ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ is anything but your typical food show

One of the extraordinary things about the new Netflix series is how many women appear

The problem with calling someone an ‘accuser’ when they allege sexual assault

The word comes freighted with a patriarchal history