Stories about Culture

Jan 29 2016

As Others See It: Planned Parenthood absolved

The Utah branch of Planned Parenthood says a federal judge abused his discretion when he allowed the governor to cut off funding to the organization after the release o...

Jan 29 2016

Barbie breaks the mold with new body types, skin tones

Addressing decades of criticism that its best-selling doll fails to accurately reflect a woman's proportions, Mattel has released three new body shapes to its iconic ...

Jan 29 2016

New York Times Editorial: Vindication for Planned Parenthood

On Monday, a Texas grand jury indicted two anti-abortion activists for allegedly faking documents to illegally record meetings at Planned Parenthood. But the footage, r...

Jan 29 2016

Academy Takes "Historic Steps" In Effort To Increase Diversity

Damon added the lack of diversity at this 88th Academy Awards is "shameful and embarrassing that there were two years in a row without a single actor of color nominated...

Jan 29 2016

Barbie now curvy, tall and petite

Richard Dickson , Mattel's chief operating officer, told the Los Angeles Times previous year that his "most vital" goal is to kick-start the core brands, including B...