Melina Papageorgiou's hazy, sun-soaked images from Abu Dhabi don't just challenge stereotypes about Muslim women—they also focus a critical eye on the negativity surrounding the swimwear two-piece.
When "Active Arab Women" photographer Lara Al-Hadeedi grew frustrated with the stereotypes surrounding Middle Eastern women and sports, she decided to take matters into her own hands.
In Ireland, abortion is forbidden in nearly all circumstances—including if the fetus has a fatal genetic condition. Under this dehumanizing law, Claire Cullen-Delsol was forced to continue her pregnancy despite knowing the child would die after birth.
China-born, Brooklyn-residing photographer Hailun Ma is inspired by everything from the Chinese royal family to Cindy Sherman.
Brooklyn photographer Melissa Spitz has spent years documenting her bipolar mom for a project called "You Have Nothing to Worry About." The resulting images are a shocking, honest, and intimate portrait of a mother-daughter relationship.
Brown University is one of the few colleges that recognize women's rugby as a fully-fledged varsity sport. In "The Bears," photographer Alejandra Carles-Tolra captures the agony and ecstasy of being on an elite college athlete.
Doreen Valiente is best known for popularizing the Wiccan craft, and her work is now being celebrated in a new exhibition in the UK. But she was also many other things, including a World War II spy.
Artemisia Gentileschi was raped when she was 19. In her career as one of Italy's greatest painters, she resurrected and exorcized that trauma again and again.
Margaret Murray discovered the existence of covens and witches' sabbaths in 1921. There was one problem: She was wrong.
For one week in August, Ireland tunes in to watch The Rose of Tralee, the country's biggest celebration of inner beauty. Today, women in Ireland are pushing to change the pageant from the inside, but not burn it down.