Callie Beusman

The Up Close and Personal Issue

Satan Is Pro-Choice, So Is Jex Blackmore

Satanic Temple spokeswoman Jex Blackmore engages in what she calls "political theater," much of which focuses on abortion access
Callie Beusman
5.27.16
Photos

New York's Annual Gathering of Witches

​WitchsFest is, in many ways, a typical New York street fair. Except the vendors were selling fairy dust, tarot card readings, and sensual steampunk garments. We went with Farah Al Qasimi to photograph the scene.
Callie Beusman
7.14.15
Vice Blog

Why Satanists Are Fighting America’s Restrictive Abortion Laws

No one is sacrificing innocent children to the Dark Overlord.
Callie Beusman
7.10.15
reproductive rights

Why Satanists Are Fighting America's Restrictive Abortion Laws

​The concept of "pro-abortion Satanists" sounds like the deranged fantasy of a particularly unimaginative conservative politician. They do exist, though, and they have a political agenda.
Callie Beusman
7.9.15
Arts And Crafts

The Vagina Artists of Etsy

There's a lot of expensive vagina art on Etsy. In the spirit of discovery, we reached out to several of the store's most prolific and/or intriguing vulva artists to learn the secrets of their craft.
Callie Beusman
7.7.15
Gaming

World of Warcraft

What WoW's biggest sex club can teach us about gender and sexuality.
Callie Beusman
7.6.15
Health

The Activist Helping Women Have DIY Abortions

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is a Dutch activist who has devoted her life to helping women safely terminate pregnancies in countries where doing so is illegal.
Callie Beusman
7.6.15
Health

Getting Around the Back-Alley Abortion with Pills and Apps

A woman dies every eight minutes from unsafe abortion. These activists are trying to change that.
Callie Beusman
6.30.15
Theater

A South African Playwright Created an Unflinching Play About Gang Rape in India

Yaël Farber's play Nirbhaya focuses on a Delhi gang rape, but it doesn't attempt to reduce the unspeakable, amorphous horror of the event into a neat or palatable narrative.
Callie Beusman
5.4.15
News

Getting Around the Back-Alley Abortion with Pills and Apps

A woman dies every eight minutes from unsafe abortion. These activists are trying to change that.
Callie Beusman
4.1.15
Stuff

What We Learned About Rape Culture in 2014

The term "rape culture" is a neat shorthand people use when acknowledging that we, as a society, enable, excuse, and even encourage rape in myriad complicated ways.
Callie Beusman
1.1.15
Film

An Interview with the Activist Helping Women Have DIY Abortions

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is a Dutch activist who has devoted her life to helping women safely terminate pregnancies in countries where doing so is illegal.
Callie Beusman
12.6.14
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