Beulah Devaney

Culture

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?
Beulah Devaney
7.2.16
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.
Beulah Devaney
6.8.16
Sex

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.
Beulah Devaney
6.6.16
festivals 2016

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?
Beulah Devaney
3.22.16
Politics

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.
Beulah Devaney
3.1.16
sexual assault

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.
Beulah Devaney
1.18.16
dance

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.
Beulah Devaney
1.11.16