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poetry
poetry

Pop-Poet Rupi Kaur Isn't Worrying About Being Unique

“Plagiarism is such a heavy, loaded word.”
Vivek Gopal
Sonal Shah
5.2.18
feminism
feminism

Feminism Is the New Ideological Battleground at a Muslim University in India

Everyone's talking about feminism at Aligarh Muslim University—but each group has its own ideas.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
4.23.18
Gender
Gender

Hijras Are Welcome Among the Men at This Mosque in Delhi's Rangpuri

"Allah wants everyone to take his name. Even the birds pray to him."
Zeyad Masroor Khan
4.17.18
Fashion
Fashion

Unpacking the South Korean Couple-Twinning Phenomenon

When and how did this become a thing? And what does it say about gender norms that dictate how young Koreans look and dress.
Liam Hess
4.17.18
International Women's Day 2018
International Women's Day 2018

I Tried the Misogynist Lifestyle for a Day

It's International Woman's Day – maybe it's time I acted more like a gross guy.
Sophie Wilkinson
3.9.18
hair
hair

Hair Is The Most Powerful Body Language We’ve Mastered

A look at how the human scalp is the perfect canvas for rebellion, experimentation, and communication.
Hayley Morgan
3.6.18
Gender
Gender

The Afghan Cafe Forced to Ban Men May Have to Close

Political pressure forced the nearly three-year-old Bamiyan Women's Café to ban unaccompanied men. The staff is not optimistic about what that means for the cafe's future.
Maija Liuhto
2.5.18
battle of the sexes
battle of the sexes

Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do

Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
Shayla Love
1.23.18
Gender
Gender

'Here, No Man Decides': Meet India's First Female Sharia Court Judges

In the country's Islamic courts, intimate family issues like divorce were usually decided by male clerics and judges—until a group of 15 women decided to take matters into their own hands.
Masuma Ahuja
1.4.18
language
language

Why Google Is Adding Gender Pronouns to Bahasa Indonesia Translations

It's not the technology. It's us.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
12.7.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Revered and Reviled: Life as India's Third Gender

Transgender women, intersex people, and "eunuchs" are sought out to bestow fertility blessings. But they're also feared, and kept largely invisible from public life.
Natasha Frost
11.15.17
Literature
Literature

When Wandering the Globe Is a Feminist Choose-Your-Own Adventure

We spoke with the rising author Intan Paramaditha about her life on the move and why "bad girls wander."
Syarafina Vidyadhana
10.25.17