The Dangerous Business of Hymen Reconstruction Surgeries
In Germany and the Netherlands, the majority of women seeking hymenoplasty are young Muslim women. We speak to doctors about the rising demand for the controversial procedure.
Hidden Features and Third Party Programs That Make Spotify Work for You
It's not Spotify. It's you.
How LGBTQ Childbirth Classes Demolish the 'Perfect Mother' Stereotype
A Berlin-based midwife who cares for queer families explains why we desperately need to expand our definition of motherhood.
How The Beatles Taught Me English
The Fab Four prompted me to learn a language so I could understand their beautiful songs I loved so much.
Seeing a Doctor Abroad is the Worst Kind of Culture Shock
Going to the doctor can be stressful at times—but going in another country is downright panic-inducing.
Meet 'Woke Daddy,' the Man Challenging Toxic Masculinity With His Dad Blog
"I get a lot of negativity from insecure men,” the "Woke Daddy" blogger explains, “but it does not bother me, I was expecting it. If I manage to plant the seed and instill a spark of critical thinking, my job is done."
The Emotional Work of Photographing Stillborn Babies
Marion Hogl photographs miscarried and stillborn infants in order to give parents a last keepsake of their child. It’s a job that oscillates between profound grief and gratitude.
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Meet the Dutch Speed Freaks Designing Hyperloop Pods
Their design could change the future of travel.