Remembering Brutalism: the Myspace Literary Movement that Everyone Hated
Ten years since the self-promoting literary group opened their manifesto with, "We're the Brutalists—fuck you," what happened to their brand of raw writing?
The Noisey Guide to
Now That's What I Call Menstruation: The Noisey Guide to Period Pop
A song-by-song guide of perfect pop songs that will help you traverse the ebbs and flows of your period.
The Sex-Positive UFO Religion Behind Clitoraid, a Controversial Anti-FGM Charity
Raëlists believe that aliens created mankind in their image, clitoris included. Somewhat understandably, their efforts to help survivors of female genital mutilation have proved controversial.
The Serious and Unaddressed Problem of Rape at British Music Festivals
Music festivals have become a common location for rape and sexual assaults, so why has nothing been done about it?
Restricting Abortion Access Is a Terrible Way to Fix Your Population Crisis
Hungary is trying to grow its population, but instead of supporting women's right to choose, the government has been making it harder and harder to access legal—for now—terminations.
In Amsterdam, Men Wear Mini-Skirts on Anti-Rape March
After the Cologne sex attacks, men in the Netherlands put on their best skirts to protest victim blaming and show solidarity for women.
The Illegal, Underground Ballerinas of Iran
Dancing is illegal in the Middle Eastern state, but that hasn't stopped renegade ballet teachers and students from staging classes in secret.