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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
relationships
relationships

Falling for a Younger Man? Ignore the 'Doyan Brondong' Talk and Do You

Anyone who tells you that a woman can't date a younger man needs to shut the hell up.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
10.16.17
Gender
Gender

What Does ‘MEN’ Actually Smell Like?

Hygiene products for women smell like blackberries, vanilla, or lemongrass. Products for men, on the other hand? They smell like "MEN." We asked experts what that means.
Edie Calie
6.16.17
Myanmar
Myanmar

Sexual Repression Has Taken a Big Hit in Myanmar

Not bad for a country with zero non-offensive words for "vagina."
Holly Robertson
5.19.17
Humor
Humor

An Illuminati Expert Explains How to Get More Women in the Illuminati

If lizard women want to have a seat at the table to plan the new world order, they've got to lean in.
Sirin Kale
3.8.17
Menstruation
Menstruation

Why Are Tampons a Taboo in Indonesia?

We talk to women about why tampons can be so terrifying.
Cassie Martin and Natalie Stuart
3.8.17
Gender
Gender

Sexist Jokes Make Men Think Sexist Behavior Is Okay, Study Says

Yes, men's magazines filled with sexist humor do influence men's attitudes towards sexist behavior and sexual assault, researchers find.
Kimberly Lawson
3.5.17