Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally in Claremont on Tuesday. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

The idea that young female voters would like to see a woman in the White House, yet they vote for a 74-year-old male senator, speaks volumes about the(...)

Rachel Platten: “I wanted every bit of me to be honest and raw, because the message I’m imparting is to believe in yourself”

If Rachel Platten’s life thus far were a movie, the triumphant end would have been last June, with her and Taylor Swift’s arms aloft after performing(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures as she walks on stage at a Democratic fundraising dinner featuring all three candidates in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Getty Images

After running as a man last time around, Hillary Clinton is now running as a woman. Matthew Dowd, the former George W Bush strategist who became an(...)

Juilianne Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Lawrence dazzled in bright block colours at the 73rd  Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10th.

In a ceremony riven with Ricky Gervais’ flat, misdirected bantering and the horrifying reappearance of Mel Gibson, it was fairly obvious that the wom(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade recently.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Fed message was hawkish, not dovish This year has been dominated by chatter as to when the Federal Reserve would finally raise interest rates. Now tha(...)

Track of the week: The Other Boys by Nervo Nervo have roped in Kylie and Jake Shears from Scissor Sisters to add some glitter to this jilted lo(...)

Stacy Barthe’s credentials have resided in the footnotes. The songwriter’s work for Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Bran(...)

Serena Williams beating her sister Venus at Wimbledon on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Toby Melville

The Irish Times produced a Women’s Power List recently because, first, we’re worth it and, second, the BBC’s Women’s Hour radio programme had done (...)

Have you heard who is on The Irish Times Women’s Power List?

All of the women on the BBC programme’s list, which was released this week, “have an exceptionally large impact on our lives, not just because of t(...)

Mama Lou: If she had kept her job in human resources at Axa financial, it would have all been so different

  A joyful circus full of performers and artists told the story of her life in a funeral celebration set to the Rocky soundtrack, with a s(...)