An Intro to Figging—The Kink Where You Put Ginger in Your Butt
It's like a butt plug, but it burns.
Inside the ‘Magic Mike’ Club for Dominant Lesbian Strippers
A trip aboard the City of Doms, a striptease cruise that's been making waves on the lesbian circuit
Young People Don't Want Casual Things Out of Casual Sex
A new study shows that men and women want more out of a one-night stand than the idea suggests.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
So Bored Today
Binge Watch Our Favorite Docs About Gender and Identity
Seven must-watch documentaries from across the globe.
The Joys and Pains of Childbirth Around the World, in Photos
As part of the "Universal Motherhood" project, female photographers documented women from five different countries as they gave birth.
Muslim Women's Day
Muslim Artists Create Illustrated Tributes to their Muslim Heroines
To celebrate Muslim Women's Day, we asked Muslim artists from around the world to illustrate and reflect on a Muslim woman who inspires them.
This 78-Year-Old Nun Wants to Save Everyone on Death Row
“A person is worth more than the worst thing they have ever done,” Sister Helen Prejean says.
Only Stupid People Have Lots of Friends
If you'd rather spend a weekend on your own than chilling with your girlfriends, a new study says that it's probably because you're smarter than they are. We spoke with a psychologist and the communications manager at MENSA (UK) to find out why.
Endearing Portraits of South Korea's Elderly Female Freedivers
South Korea's first woman underwater photographer has documented the dwindling community of Korean women who freedive for sea food well into their seventies.
'You're Contaminated': The Stigma Against Japan's Fukushima Survivors
A 2011 quake and tsunami led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, killing thousands and displacing more. Two 'nuclear refugees' explain why returning home is more complicated than it seems.
Bobbie van der List
Cellulite Used to Be Chill
Basically everyone has cellulite—how did it become an object of obsessive media scrutiny?
International Women's Day 2018
Women Around the World Share the Sexist Things They Can't Believe Still Exist
It's 2018, but women still face innumerable obstacles in their daily lives. In honor of International Women's Day, women explain what they'd like to see change in their home countries.