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Evocative Portraits Exploring Black Femmes' Relationship with Hair

In the new photography show "Plaits, Princesses + Pink Moisturizer," Black women and nonbinary people from the UK talk about how their hair influences their identity and everyday lives.
Zing Tsjeng
11.8.18
love

Are Marriage Vows Akin to Death Sentences for Inter-religious Couples in Bangladesh?

In his photo exhibition, Samsul Alam Helal captures forbidden love.
Angela Skujins
Images by Samsul Alam Helal
7.26.18
Sex machina

The Satisfying Joy of Sending Platonic Nudes to Your Friends

I stopped sending nudes to men and started exchanging them with friends instead. Like most decisions that prioritize supportive female friendships over fleeting sex arrangements, it's been great.
Maria Yagoda
7.9.18
Selfies

Exploring That Timeless Question: Is an Art Show About the Art or the Selfies?

Yeah, sure, it looks great, but can I take a selfie in front of it?
Galatia Puspasani
6.22.18
sports

Moving the Goalposts

In the grips of World Cup fever, the kids of My Angels Academy talk about what football means to them.
Vijay Pandey
6.21.18
Photos

Trickle Down Economics: The Face of Delhi’s Water Scarcity

A legal dispute between two states, a dying river, and nature have meant that the city has had a few water-strapped years.
Vijay Pandey
6.5.18
Photo

This Is the Secret to Unforgettable Photos

Anyone with a smartphone is an artist these days. Legendary photographer Albert Watson thinks that's a great thing.
Miss Rosen
6.2.18
Sex and sexuality

'I Try to Capture the Vulnerability of Lovers During Sex'

Bullied in school for being queer, this artist now posts pictures of naked Indian gay men.
Maroosha Muzaffar
5.29.18
Cockfighting

Come to Bastar for the Weekly Markets, Stay for the Cockfights

As controversial as the sport may be, it remains a cultural staple of the region.
Vijay Pandey
5.29.18
smack

Photographer Ronny Sen on Brown Sugar Addicts in Kolkata

"Addiction is complicated, and there’s a limited understanding of what recovery entails."
Ronny Sen
5.11.18
Royalty

The Epic Saga of Royals in Exile That Shaped Indian Identity

The epic story of a prince and princess in exile unfolds in this ethereal series by photographer Vasantha Yogananthan.
Vasantha Yogananthan
5.4.18
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Photos From the Tiniest Tiny Homes in Hong Kong

For the disadvantaged, apartments can be literally the size of a coffin.
Harriet Renn
4.27.18