Alice Tchernookova

Film

This Journalist Spoke to Chechens Living in the Shadow of War

We spoke to French-English journalist Manon Loizeau, who recently went back to Chechnya years after the end of its devastating war to make a new documentary.
Alice Tchernookova
6.24.15
Photo

Portraits of Afghan Women Imprisoned for ‘Moral Crimes’

Polish-Canadian photographer Gabriela Maj traveled to seven female prisons in Afghanistan and spoke to more than a hundred women to understand why they'd been incarcerated for "moral crimes."
Alice Tchernookova
5.18.15
Stuff

Young People in Russia Explain What They Think of All the Stuff Getting Banned in the Country

"I'm completely against cultural isolation. Unfortunately, Russia is making a beeline for that at the moment."
Alice Tchernookova
5.6.15
Stuff

Meet the Two Female Entrepreneurs Making 'Feminist' Sex Toys

We talked to designers Alex Fine and Janet Lieberman about the "first hands-free, strap-free, non-intrusive" vibrator and what it means for female sexual pleasure.
Alice Tchernookova
4.24.15
Stuff

Power, Fantasy, and Gangland Killings: Journalist Iain Overton Examines Gun Culture Across the Globe

"When a man has a gun in his hand, he becomes somebody different—the entire power mechanism is changed."
Alice Tchernookova
4.15.15
Sports

This Guy Plans to Swim Across the Pacific Ocean This Summer

Ben Lecomte has conquered the Atlantic, and now he plans to stroke across the world's largest body of water to raise money for a climate change charity.
Alice Tchernookova
3.20.15
NSFW

Substantia Jones's Body-Positive Photos of 'Fat' People

Jones's photography is "part fat, part feminism, part 'fuck you,'" and aims to counter the popular media's narrow representations of body types.
Alice Tchernookova
3.3.15
NSFW

There's a Mural of a Superhero Gang Bang in a Hospital

The fresco of the Flash, Batman, Superman, and Superwoman having sex with Wonder Woman caused a scandal after being on the wall for 14 years.
Alice Tchernookova
1.20.15
News

Women with Autism Feel Let Down by the UK's National Health Service

Despite autism having been proven to be far more common in women than was previously thought, it seems we still have some catching up to do.
Alice Tchernookova
1.6.15