Stories are waves
My daughter insists that Bilbo Baggins is a girl and I'm her willing conspirator in updating the classics for our times
Thanks to new technology, sex toys are becoming tools for connection - but will sexbots reverse that trend?
A woman who can’t weep
For centuries a woman’s tears have been the sign of her humanity. So what happens when they dry up altogether?
He to she
Transformation is sold as an instant miracle — but for transsexual people the journey is slow and painful
Are you looking at me?
What goes on in our minds when we see someone naked? The more we see of a person's body the stupider they seem
I’m not a feminist but...
These American teens look up to their strong mothers and believe in equal rights. So why won’t they use the F-word?
Where’s the male Pill?
Many promising male contraceptives are in development, but none have come to market. What’s taking so long?
My children, my life
Is our culture quietly hostile to something deeply important — loving our children in a genuine and attentive way?
A new normal
The first night that gay marriage became legal in Washington was a strange mixture of beauty and bureaucracy