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Mother's Day Gift Guide: Presents with Purpose

By Winnie McCroy | May 4
Forget about sending your mom a bunch of flowers or a box of candy. Instead, shop at Ten Thousand Villages and give her a one-of-a-kind gift that will not only touch her heart, but will help out someone else's mom, living on the other side of the world.

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Comedy in Dallas? Cho Enough!

By Jenny Block | May 5
Margaret Cho is heading to Dallas for shows at the Addison Improv May 8-10, and she shared her thoughts about women's bodies, LGBT rights and bullying.

"Seeking Dolly Parton" Brought Lesbian Love to Miami Film Fest

By Winnie McCroy | May 5
Last weekend, the 17th Annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival closed out its weekend with the world premiere of "Seeking Dolly Parton," a film about two women who decide to start a family using an ex-boyfriend as a sperm donor.

Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

May 4
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

All-Female Smith College to Accept Transgender Applicants

May 4
Smith College, the largest of the all-female Seven Sisters schools, is changing its policy to accept transgender women.

Alison Bechdel Among New Table Hosts at Pen Gala

By Hillel Italie | May 4
Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Pentagon Accused of Withholding Sex Crimes Info

By Richard Lardner | May 4
The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday.

Mother's Day Gift Guide: Presents with Purpose

By Winnie McCroy | May 4
Forget about sending your mom a bunch of flowers or a box of candy. Instead, shop at Ten Thousand Villages and give her a one-of-a-kind gift that will not only touch her heart, but will help out someone else's mom, living on the other side of the world.

Vergara's Ex-Fiancé's Plea to Save Embryos Stirs Debate

By Sandy Cohen | May 1
Sofia Vergara's ex- fiancé's demands that she give him two frozen embryos they created - referring to them as "our girls" - highlights the wider legal and ethical issues surrounding frozen embryos created by in-vitro fertilization.

When the Going Gets Wild: Womens' Adventures for 2015

By Jill Gleeson | May 1
Wild Women Expediitions offers spectacular global adventures - the only question is, which one will you go on?

Inquiry Says Canadian Military Culture is Hostile to Women, Gay Members

May 1
The Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates a sexualized military culture that is hostile to women and gay members, and harassment and assault are often tolerated by senior officers, according to a report released Thursday.

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