Speaking with the Dead Is an Effective Way of Mourning
When a loved one passes, the grief can be overwhelming. But your bond doesn't necessarily end there.
Butch Is Beautiful: Exploring Queer Masculinity, in Photos
"If you're butch and older than 25, there's not a lot of visibility. I wanted to open up [the conversation] to different kinds of butches."
Don't Try This at Home: Why Self-Screening for STIs Could Do More Harm than Good
A Broadly investigation has discovered at least two websites are exploiting a legal loophole to import questionable HIV and STI tests.
The Diabetic Women Who Skip Insulin to Lose Weight
It's hugely under-diagnosed, but the risks of this little-known eating disorder include blindness, limb amputation, and early loss of life.
Getting Vaccinated Is the Best Thing for Gender Equality, Study Suggests
Disease-ridden times were associated with more conformity, authoritarianism, and a reversion to traditional social norms—all bad news for women.
'I Know What it's Like': The 80-Something Abortion Pioneer Who Just Won't Quit
Once, a load of wet cement was dumped on her driveway. It did not dissuade her.
'I Thought My Baby Was a Little Horse': Why Some Women Trip After Giving Birth
When your baby finally arrives, exhaustion follows—that's a given. But some women have it far worse, tumbling into a nightmare of their mind's own making.
'It's Transformative': Māori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos
When New Zealand was colonized in the 1800s, the ancient Māori practice of moko kauae—or sacred female facial tattooing—began to fade away. Now the art form is having a resurgence. Here's what it means to stamp your identity on your face.