Features

sex work

Sex Work is About Finding Your Niche, and Upselling

"I’m a non-binary takatāpui transsexual, and I like being feminine, and I want a dick, and I don’t see why I shouldn’t."
Stevie
4 days ago
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.7.18
guns

Gun Control Will Only Happen if Gun Families Make It Happen

"Gun owners have the same value system that all Americans do, which is that we want to keep our families safe."
Rosemary Westwood
11.6.18
travel

Inside the Corruption and Repression Forcing Hondurans to Flee to the US

Migrants are leaving not only because they fear gang violence, but because they are terrified of the brutal government.
Peter Tinti
10.29.18
travel

This Town Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Non-Christians Owning Houses

Bay View, Michigan, is an idyllic place that has been consumed by an unlikely 21st-century debate: Should non-Christians be allowed to vote and buy property?
Trevor Bach
10.25.18
24 Hours

24 Hours in Berlin's Red Light District

52-year-old sex worker Rafaela showed me around the stuffy cafés, dark corners and special characters of the Kurfürstenstraße.
Christina Hertel
10.25.18
travel

What It's Really Like to Work on a Greek Party Island

"An entire toilet cubicle was covered in shit. I stood guard, making sure no one tried to go in, while my boss put on a mask and walked in there to clean up the mess."
Tasos Magiopoulos
10.23.18
Features

Real-Life 'WAGs' on the Myths People Believe About Them

Stereotypes about the WAG – wife and/or girlfriend of an athlete – have barely changed since the early 2000s. But this is the reality.
Annie Lord
10.23.18
socialism

Socialism Is Incredibly Popular but Does Anyone Know What 'Socialism' Is?

We asked a bunch of socialists what their vision of America would look like.
Geoff Dembicki
10.5.18
Religion

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me', I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.1.18
Religion

What Would Happen if Roman Catholic Priests Were Allowed to Have Sex

Probably more priests. But with the Church under scrutiny over sex scandals across the planet, it might happen sooner than you think.
Alex Norcia
9.26.18
Greek Financial Crisis

The People, Photos and Stories That Defined the Greek Financial Crisis

The Greek government claims austerity is over. But will anything actually change?
Kostas Koukoumakas
9.14.18