girls

Film

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.
Phoebe Hurst
8.9.19
tv

'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.
Taylor Hosking
3.31.19
Film

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.
Eileen G'Sell
8.15.18
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).
Shaad D’Souza
6.7.18
Culture

How to Know If You Are a ‘Hipster Racist’

Take it from me, your black friend, I know the signs.
Noel Ransome
11.26.17
Social Media

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.
Hannah Ewens
8.31.17
double dutch

Double Dutch Is Back and It Is Breathtaking

A new generation discovers the art of turning ropes.
Erica Euse
8.3.17
crime

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.
Beenish Ahmed
5.16.17
French elections

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.
Héloïse Leussier
4.20.17
tv

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.
Katherine Gillespie
4.18.17
tv

'Girls' Was a Great Show About Failure

The HBO series ended its run by emphasizing how much the four main characters struggle.
Anya Jaremko-Greenwold
4.17.17
New music

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.
Lauren O'Neill
3.21.17
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