The Evolution of the ‘Messy Woman’
How the pop culture trope changed in the time between ‘Animals’ being published in 2014 and then adapted into a film this year.
'Broad City' Made It Respectable to Be a Reckless, Messy Queen
The show annihilated the negative stigmas about silly, freewheeling young women that were weaved into earlier staple shows.
Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms
The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.
All the Gay Shit
Watch Very Gay New Videos from The Internet, Troye Sivan, and Rita Ora
The videos for "Come Over", "Bloom" and "Girls" are extremely good (and extremely gay).
How to Know If You Are a ‘Hipster Racist’
Take it from me, your black friend, I know the signs.
The Ugly Evolution of Cyberbullying
How we progressed from passive-aggressive Myspace bulletins to kids creating two Instagram profiles—one for their friends, another for their bullies.
Double Dutch Is Back and It Is Breathtaking
A new generation discovers the art of turning ropes.
The Female Genital Mutilation Scandal Tearing a Community Apart
A high-stakes criminal case is forcing a tight-knit Midwestern Muslim sect to reckon with its most dangerous practice.
What Do Parisian Schoolgirls Think About the Presidential Elections?
On Sunday, France votes in the first round of the presidential elections. I met with some girls who get to vote for the first time to talk about their options.
RIP ‘Girls’, a Show We Mostly Misunderstood
The characters in Lena Dunham's HBO series might have lacked self-awareness, but the show never did.
'Girls' Was a Great Show About Failure
The HBO series ended its run by emphasizing how much the four main characters struggle.
If You're Still Watching 'Girls' At Least You Got to Enjoy a New Robyn Track
"Honey" premiered on this week's episode of the show's final season.