As the editor for 32 years, Brown spent this time using the magazine as an outlet to erase stigma around unmarried women not only having sex, but also enjoying it.
In April 1978, a single edition of Cosmopolitan Man was published as a trial, targeted to appeal to men.
Its cover featured Jack Nicholson and Aurore Clément.
After Hearst died in 1951, the Hearst's International disappeared from the magazine cover altogether in April 1952.
With a circulation of 1,700,000 in the 1930s, Cosmopolitan had an advertising income of $5,000,000.
It was published twice in 1989 as a supplement to Cosmopolitan.