'Dump Him' Is a Feminist Psalm: Kelli María Korducki on the Feminist History of Breaking Up 

Breaking up is not only hard to do, but there’s little precedent for women being able to do it, observes Canadian journalist Kelli María Korducki. In Hard to Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up, Korducki examines the historical shifts that enabled women to end partnerships simply because they want to,…

What George Eliot's Hands Had to Do With the Sex Lives of Dairy Maids: A Chat With a Victorianist

There’s still a lingering perception that Victorians were stuffy to the point of being wholly out of touch with their own bodies—as though they were like porcelain dolls from the era, just cloth stuffed with horsehair south of the neck. The recently released history book Victorians Undone makes a fascinating…