The Power of Being Picked

When I was a little girl, I was never picked for sports. Ever. Many of the girls who grew up alongside me in the U.S. never knew the power of being part of a team—until Title IX became law on February 28, 1972.

The Virtual Search for IRL Empathy

As the days grow shorter and the wind is colder, nearly every culture has a holiday that celebrates light; over flames, many of us will tell other our stories this season. These tales can foster empathy—and, some experts hope, so can new technologies.

Are You Ready for the Feminine Revolution?

It’s true: I have always been enthusiastic and had more obvious feelings than others in a room. That’s why I loved reading “The Feminine Revolution” by Catherine Connors and Amy Stanton, which encouraged women like me to reframe old standards that have claimed that “traditional” feminine traits are weak or bad.