"We literally crack up writing it."
Today, a proposed amendment to the UK's Serious Crime Bill would make performing an abortion on grounds of sex selection a crime—but the whole debate feels like a veneer for an attack on women's reproductive rights.
In a recent study, 93 percent of Malaysian Muslim women admitted to being circumcised. We took a look at what's driving this painful boom.
"The idea of a magazine where sex workers could actually speak instead of being spoken about was really revolutionary."
For British-Somali author Diriye Osman, embracing the feminine side of his personality was an act of empowerment.
You think about how we are alone in infinity, ricocheting between stimuli and hope and orgasms.
Chloe Caldwell recalls her last days with slam poetry legend Maggie Estep, who passed away at age 50 one year ago today.
How the Skateistan school uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment in a country worn down by 30 years of conflict and dislocation.
Her new website is a radical examination of the female psyche through naked photos of women and frank discussions of puberty, religion, and abortion.
In recent years, the rights of women, homosexuals, and basically anyone who doesn't fit Tayyip Erdogan's Ottoman fantasy have waned significantly.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is selling herself as the lady-conservative who can finally take on the Democrats' heir apparent.
As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
Mike Buchanan is running for office in the UK with his feminist-hating political party, Justice for Men and Boys. But what good do single-issue political parties actually do?
Due to the secrecy that surrounds FGM, the true extent of the practice in Western countries isn't known. We spoke to the director of No FGM Australia, the Human Rights Award-winning charity that works to abolish the practice.
A plunging neckline just isn't acceptable for early evening television, people!
"Vaginal rejuvenation" is the hot new buzzword aiming to get women everywhere feeling terrible about the effects of time on their private parts.
From #FreeTheNipple to magazine censorship, it's been a mixed bag for breasts in 2014.
You thought the last 12 months was just a plague of misogynist assholes? Think again.
"Priya's Shatki" is a comic about a girl who is raped and then tries to change the world with the help of the gods, flipping Indian patriarchy like a pancake.
Last night I found my feminism coming under public scrutiny on Twitter. But why are we fighting over who should be allowed in the gang when there's so much work to be done?
I called up Anita Dolce Vita, the editor-in-chief of dapperQ and the producer of the show, to talk about why this event is so important.
There's an ongoing debate about the merits of "menstrual leave"—basically, getting a few extra sick days for when you're on the rag.
A 25-year-old activist spent the night in her car after police confiscated her passport for trying to drive across the Saudi Arabia border on Sunday night.
Catch a new show by Danish photographer Fryd Frydendahl at the Camera Club of New York's brand new downtown gallery.