Is It Easier for a Woman to Become President Than CEO?

'Time' Washington Correspondent Jay Newton-Small on the Private Sector's Gender Parity Problem

Just an hour before the start of Time magazine Washington Correspondent Jay Newton-Small’s lecture “Are Women Changing the Way Institutions Are Run?” the news broke that Hillary Clinton had secured the Democratic presidential nomination, the first woman ever—in either party—to make it that far.

The timing was fortuitous, the standing-room-only crowd at the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles was primed to hear Newton-Small’s findings on how women change institutions—be they public or private—when they are in charge.

Clinton’s ascent illustrates a main theme of Newton-Small’s new book Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the …

Why Do We Only Remember Bra-Burning?

Our Memory of the Women’s Liberation Movement Is Jarringly Incomplete

Imagine an America where women had the right to vote but could be rejected for a job because of their gender. Imagine an America where women were refused admission to …

How I Had Sex in 1950

Navigating Birth Control Before the Pill

I was a virgin on my wedding night. This is neither a confession nor a brag, simply a statement of fact. It was expected. The year was 1950. Horror stories …