Years after being raped, Pavan Amara couldn't look in the mirror or bear being touched—even by a doctor. Now, with the NHS, she's set up My Body Back, a clinic for women with the same issues.
We met the distinguished writer to discuss her new memoir, loneliness, cultural decline, and all the other fun stuff that comes from a life in letters in New York City.
A medieval expert compares the rape culture in the controversial TV series with that in history and literature.
Caitlin Roper's Twitter has been duplicated multiple times by trolls. We spoke to her about why she's being targeted and how she's coping with it.
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.
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."
Aaron Clarey runs a blog called Captain Capitalism, and doesn't want his action movies to "contain some damn political lecture or moray about feminism, SJW-ing, and socialism."
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.
It's a pulse-pounding, two-hour car chase that's explicitly about bringing down the patriarchy.
"That's one thing about this job," says Kerry, her long blue nails resting on the steering wheel. "You get amazing sunsets."
Despite the country's generally repressive censorship laws, there's a growing subculture of women who make edgy, feminist, and boundary-pushing pornography.
Bikini-clad women got together in Hyde Park to make it clear they don't like being told what kind of body they should have.
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.
"Raunchy? I don't think I'm raunchy. All my male peers get to talk about their dicks without being labeled dirty."
A poster of an apparently semi-conscious woman in a bikini has outraged some Britons, but the company seems unconcerned about the protests.
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.
"Mainstream porn is run by middle-aged men. Their vision has very little to do with my vision or my friends' visions."
Post-Evangelicals—mostly millennials like me, who grew up in the church in the 80s and 90s—are rejecting harsh doctrines in lieu of feminism, liberalism, and new ways of practicing religion.
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.
It was just one of the many left-wing anti-austerity protests to hit the Canadian city this week.
In the second half of the two writers' conversation, they chat class, politics, abortion, literature, Russell Brand, and orgasms.
Women (and some men) marched with fake bloodied underpants on their heads, hoping to draw attention to one of Britain's most ridiculous taxations.
Talking body image, sex, cat piss, and walking in on Damien Hirst taking a shit.
"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."