Editor Sent Her Cover a Beach, Uncovered

Alecia Warren blames herself. But looking back on it, she realizes that her editor sexually exploited her by assigning her to write a story about a nude beach “naked, of course.” What happened next continues to bother her.

Women Help Explain Sub-Prime Mortgage Jitters

Rising fears of sub-prime mortgage defaults spooked the financial markets last week. One woman’s story and recent studies show how women are disproportionately vulnerable to this financial liability. Advisors recommend pre-mortgage counseling.

Teen Death Steers RU-486 Bill to Congress

The grieving father of a teenager who died after taking the abortion pill has become a powerful ally of anti-choice activists in the fight to ban the drug. Planned Parenthood says Holly’s death is a tragedy but that medical abortion is safe.