What Eleanor Roosevelt Can Teach Us About Hillary Clinton’s Defeat
The parallels between America’s 32nd and 42nd first ladies are hard to push aside. In 2016, would Roosevelt still believe that America isn’t ready for a female president?
The Secret Lives of Women Online
Private Facebook groups are a new way for women to find sanctuary online, but the consequences of honesty can be dire.
‘The Wicked Boy’ and the Capacity for Criminal Rehabilitation — Pacific Standard
Kate Summerscale’s new book is a vivid portrait of how one sensational murder roiled Victorian England. The real story, though, is that of the murderer’s rehabilitation.
How America Almost Elected a 13-Year-Old Girl as President — Pacific Standard
Growing up as a girl in an Evangelical world dominated by men, patriotism — or at least a desire for executive power — offered me a way out.
These 12 Apps Will Revolutionize Motherhood, Except They Won’t — Pacific Standard
Apps such as TaskRabbit and Zum are trying to create a revolution for women’s domestic work. The problem is that each wave of new home technology tends to reinforce the old hierarchies.
Learning to Talk With Noah - Pacific Standard
The stories I most want to know are locked inside my brother Noah.
The Death of the Midwestern Church - Pacific Standard
Rural neighborhood churches, once the heart of many Iowan communities, are disappearing along with local schools. The result is a tear in the social fabric of life in the Midwest.
Growing Up With White Paranoia: Persecution vs. Privilege - Pacific ...
Growing Up With White Paranoia: Persecution vs. Pri...
A Brief History of Dwarfism
Understanding the desire to cure dwarfism requires an understanding of its fraught history.