Culture & Society

The Affordable Healthcare Act's March 31 signup deadline is steadily approaching, and comedian Chescaleigh is back with her usual spin on all things important. She's making it rain in the club, or at least, making it rain with healthcare benefits.

Negative portrayals of Detroit and Arabs are all too common. So why not change the narrative and do a romantic comedy about Arab Americans in Detroit? Lebanese filmmaker Rola Nashef originally produced "Detroit Unleaded" as a short, and now it's a feature length film.

About 27,000 women and girls in the U.S. are HIV-positive and don't know they have the disease. The Office on Women's Health coordinates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to empower people to share knowledge and take action.

In case you haven't heard, "the cockpit is no place for a woman. A woman being a mother is the most honor, not as 'captain.'" A female pilot for Canadian carrier WestJet posted and then responded to a sexist message left for her by a passenger on one of her flights. Writer Susie Moloney explores the caveman-like note.

If you are bummed that you have to wait until Sunday to see Lena Dunham on "Girls", stop your crying. The actor/director/producer of the popular HBO show will be headling on "Saturday Night Live Tonight". Catch a bit of humour in these scenes.

Japan-based artist Hikaru Cho created a series of body art images exclusively for Amnesty International’s newest campaign "My Body, My Rights." Hikaru Cho and Amnesty created four videos on the subject of sexual and reproductive rights.

Phillip Cohen explores whether it makes a difference if a woman sleeps with a person after the first date, especially if you want a happily ever after. Does the chance he will call back improve if you wait after more dates before having sex with him?

Lactating mothers, Hector Cruz and other men are worried about latching problems and nipple guards. In a quest to remove the stigma of breastfeeding in public, the photographer and founder of "Project Breastfeeding: If I Could, I Would," wants to get more fathers involved in the conversation.

Women's health advocate Ellen Dolgen wants to prepare you for menopausal bliss – or at least educate and entertain the "sisterhood." The lead singer in this video is the uterus – also known as Rachel Bloom – but of course, the ovaries and clitoris chime in.

Cartoonist Rebecca Cohen shows us how people watching stars make judgements on their person, their face, their wrinkles and their nip-tucks. When you're an entertainer, the whole world is a beauty contest.

A film festival has come to a computer near you. For the second year in a row, Women and Girls Lead is presenting 12 documentaries about extraordinary women and girls. From March 3-31, online viewers will have access to films about everyone from world leaders to artists to others under the radar, but all doing great things.

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