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Why Women Need Self-Defence Classes of Their Own

After a scary incident of street harassment I wanted to learn how to defend myself, but I kept running into sexism.
Meg Mankins
10.19.15
Stuff

It's Not Your Imagination, Single Women: There Literally Aren't Enough Men Out There

We talked to author Jon Birger about the shortage of educated men, where women should go if they really want to land a husband, and why boys aren't going to college in the first place.
VICE Staff
9.27.15
Stuff

We Asked a Female Shearer About Sexism and Hard Work

It's an old industry with an even older gender divide.
Emma Do
9.10.15
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Why All Girls Going to College Should Get a Vibrator

Teenage boys know what feels good to them. Vibrators help girls figure it out.
Manisha Krishnan
9.10.15
News

Denise Bourdeau Kept Returning to Her Abusive Partner. One Day, He Killed Her

Though her killer is behind bars, for her mother there is no justice in how her case was handled.
Jane Gerster
9.9.15
Stuff

A Tête-à-Tête about Women, the Internet, and Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity'

Two VICE editors discuss Franzen's latest lightning rod of literary controversy.
Jennifer Schaffer
9.6.15
Stuff

Don't Be Afraid of Your Vagina

Young women are increasingly less comfortable talking about their lady bits, and it's compromising their health.
Nell Frizzell
9.4.15
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Fan Fiction Is the Sexual Education I Gave Myself

When I was 13, pretty much everything I knew about sex was from fan fiction. And from what I could tell, it was awesome.
Wendy Syfret
8.27.15
Travel

Visiting the Massage Parlor in Thailand That Only Employs Ex-Cons

The Chiang Mai Women's Massage Centre by Ex-Prisoners helps female inmates transition back into the real world – and for £3.50, it gives one of the best massages in the country.
Beau Flemister
8.25.15
Stuff

My Struggles with IVF: It's Not About Failure – It's About Hope

At 32, the last place I expected to find myself was in an operating room, conked out on anaesthetic with a lubricated ultrasound probe and an egg-retrieval needle passed through my vagina. But here I am.
Kat Lister
8.24.15
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The Victims of Cameroon's Breast Ironing Tradition

Some Cameroonian mothers flatten their daughters' breasts with hot spatulas in the hope that that will make them less attractive to men.
Gildas Paré, Words by Matthieu Bidan
8.19.15
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Photos from Miss Amazing, the Pageant of the Special Olympics

This is not your standard beauty pageant.
Michelle Groskopf
7.31.15
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