Dudes, can you just can it for a hot second?
A new book released today suggests that there are still hidden traps for any feminist who likes pink, being thin, fashion, getting her muff waxed, and boys. It's nonsense.
Why the niqab—worn by only a tiny minority of Canadian women—has attracted such widespread attention is raising questions.
Polish-Canadian photographer Gabriela Maj traveled to seven female prisons in Afghanistan and spoke to more than a hundred women to understand why they'd been incarcerated for "moral crimes."
According to the organizers, "Get the Guy" is more about "personal empowerment" than picking up men. Still, when it advertises itself as teaching you "how to find, attract, and keep your ideal man," it's hard not to draw parallels.
Statistics from the Catholic Church in England and Wales reveal that the number of women entering convent life has hit a 25-year high. I talked to one aspiring nun in her 20s to find out why.
We talked to the people behind headlines like "I Breastfeed My Dad," "Lover Paid Thugs £50 to Burn Me Alive," and "SOS! Psycho in Our Flowerbed!"
"That's one thing about this job," says Kerry, her long blue nails resting on the steering wheel. "You get amazing sunsets."
In Uganda, only 19 percent of the population has access to toilets that are not shared and that protect them from direct contact with waste—conditions which poses a serious threat to women's health and safety.
Three days after I took charge of my reproductive future, I woke in a cold sweat, dry-heaving in pain. Less than .025% of women who freeze their eggs end up with ovarian torsions: Lucky me.
Dr. Julie Holland, author of Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You're Taking, the Sleep You're Missing, the Sex You're Not Having and What's Really Making You Crazy, talks about the benefits of using coconut oil as lube when marijuana leaves…
A coalition of menstruators and the NDP have succeeded in removing taxes from tampons, pads, and diva cups.
It's like Miss Universe, but with more flesh and better dancing.
Given my disappointing experience with the police in similar circumstances, I thought informing the guy's employer might be the only way to stop him from doing it to anyone else.
Over 250,000 new mothers experience perinatal mental illness each year in Britain. So why did I find it so hard to get help?
It's time people took the mental repercussions of periods seriously.
Women are twice as likely as men to be prescribed prescription drugs for depression or anxiety.
Sara Del Rey spent ten years kicking ass in indie wrestling before heading to the big league, where she's reinvigorating a tired network, building bold characters, and turning popular notions of women's wrestling on their head.
Apr 22, 2015
At the 2015 Hot Docs film festival, 40 percent of filmmakers are women. It's a stat that Hot Docs is excited to share, and rightly so.
In a country where gay men are subject to anal examinations in police cells and imprisonment because of text messages, Alice Nkom has dedicated herself to helping people find justice in a homophobic system.
Micșunica and Magdalena told me they were both abused at the hands of their alcoholic, unemployed husbands.
When I see the rebel Latino subculture being sampled and recontextualized by bourgeois white fashion designers, pop singers, or celebrity starlets, I can't help rolling my eyes.
Tilly Lawless gave us her take on "empowerment" and why being a sex worker doesn't make her an authority on sex trafficking.
In the second half of the two writers' conversation, they chat class, politics, abortion, literature, Russell Brand, and orgasms.