A Brief History of Anti-Rape Devices
Inventions ranging from chastity belts to penis-slicing devices have been patented for decades. The question is how much these devices could actually do to prevent rape.
Experimental Operas Might Make the Genre Cool Again
'Hopscotch,' a new experimental opera in Los Angeles, bends every convention of what you thought an "opera" should be—and that's exactly why millennials like it.
What It's Like to Be the Woman at a Pickup Artist Workshop
I felt less like a piece of meat than I expected.
How Ageism Kills the Careers of Women in the Music Industry
I'm a 27-year-old singer-songwriter, and I'm constantly being told that I'm about to become too old.
I Grew Up Believing in a False Prophet
I never felt quite like my family and I belonged in our Mormon community until we met a man who claimed he was ushering in the end of the world, and that we could help him.
The Town Run by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Is a Sad, Strange Place
I toured Short Creek with a young couple who managed to escape the town's totalitarian ideology.