Portraits

The hilarious, true-to-life comedy of Jeannie Gaffigan

For Her's exclusive interview with the wife of Jim Gaffigan, and co-writer and producer of The Jim Gaffigan Show on juggling creative work, faith, and five kids.

Carrie Fisher remembered: A princess unlike any other

The Star Wars actress led a complicated life, with moments both dark and light. But it's her beautiful sense of honesty, bravery, and hope that I'll remember.

What an HGTV.com star gained by losing it all

A famous blogger and former HGTV.com star, Erin Loechner knows that money and fame don't give you everything: "In a way, we already 'have it all.' We’re just not paying attention."

J.K. Rowling shows other celebrities how twitter is done

The billionaire Harry Potter author uses social media not just to connect with fans, but to support them.

Shannen Doherty’s cancer struggle made her a ‘better human being’

The former 90210 TV star reminds us that life challenges can strengthen our character if we choose to let them.

A new clue in the Amelia Earhart mystery may finally lay her to rest

A new discovery brings some closure to one of the greatest lives of the 20th century, and reminds us to live bravely.

Denzel Washington’s magnificent outlook: ‘Acting is not life to me’

With a long marriage, a loving family, several Oscar wins, and the upcoming release of The Magnificent Seven on September…

Acid attack survivor will bravely grace New York Fashion Week

Activist and domestic violence survivor Reshma Qureshi is bringing her personal story of trauma to the public spotlight and empowering women like her to feel…

Isabella Rossellini, the master of reinvention, starts a new chapter at 64

Isabella Rossellini, that icon of fierce femininity, shows us that there are both new frontiers for women and new expansive definitions of beauty—and that we…

How does she do it? 12 life questions for busy radio host Jennifer Fulwiler

A regular column featuring everyday women and their secrets to juggling life and career that runs every so often (hey, we're busy too, you know).

Katie Ledecky: rising above the noise in the swim for gold

At 19-years-old, Ledecky, the 2012 Olympic champion in the 800m freestyle, is poised to make history again in Rio. But get to know her outside the pool, and she'll inspire you further still with the depth of her smarts and soul.

The magic of Philly’s poverty eradicator, Sister Mary Scullion

“None of us are home until all of us are home,” says the tireless president of Project HOME.

Natural family planning: why it’s the obvious ‘feminist’ choice

Molly Daley, founder of the site Body Language, is a 27-year-old activist who sees women’s health—both in body and soul—as…

Instagrammer Sarah Carter: ‘Being our best selves is beautiful’

As part of For Her’s #SoulBeauty campaign, we talked to everyday women who embrace the beauty in their lives, and share it with the world.