Viewfinder: Pro-Choice Activists Demonstrate in Front of the Argentine Congress
Dozens of pro-choice activists gather in front of the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, on June 3rd, 2018, calling for the approval of a bill that would legalize abortion.
8,000 Years Ago, 17 Women Reproduced for Every One Man
An analysis of modern DNA uncovers a rough dating scene after the advent of agriculture.
How Does It Feel to Be the Biological Parent of Your Sister's Child?
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to print and digital magazine subscribers.
Fight Climate Change by Fighting for Women’s Rights
It's time to stop focusing on population growth as the cause of our environmental problems. It’s not the main culprit, and the women of the world are already doing all they can to slow it. They just need more support.
Take a Moment to Talk About the Good Side Effects of Birth Control
As a way to politicize the issue, most media coverage of birth-control methods is focused on the potential complications of use, but far more women experience positive benefits, including cancer prevention and menstrual regulation.
How to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies and Save Money at the Same Time
New research suggests that lowering the hurdles to publicly-funded female sterilization could do both of those things.
How Are They Hanging: The Evolution of Scrotal Testicles
We all know scrotal testicles evolved to keep sperm cooler than the rest of the body, but evolutionary psychology's activation hypothesis explains so much more.