Broadly Culture

4.25.19

When a Radically Progressive Christian Feminist Movement Was Sabotaged

In 1993, feminist theologians from all over the globe gathered for a massive conference to bring otherwise niche, academic perspectives to typical churchgoers. Then, the media attacks began.

4.25.19

What It's Like To Lose Your Sister in an Honor Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.

4.23.19

The Bizarre History of Trying to Design Cars for Women

After decades of the auto industry reducing women's needs to the color pink, a team of women designers at Volvo attempted to design a concept car that women would actually want to drive.

4.19.19

'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters

Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.

4.15.19

I'm Changing the Largely Male, Straight Tattoo Industry with a Simple List

Queer Bodmod Compass helps LGBTQ people connect with tattooists in their area that they can feel safer around.

4.12.19

Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief.

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4.9.19

What Does It Mean to Live a Non-Fascist Life?

Natasha Lennard's new book, "Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life," examines the day-to-day considerations of practicing anti-fascism.

4.8.19

Jenny Odell's Anti-Capitalist Argument for Doing Nothing

Jenny Odell's new book "How to Do Nothing" is an anti-capitalist manifesto for collectively shifting our attention to create a better world.

4.5.19

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With Ariana Grande's Bicurious Songs

There's no way for us to know if Ariana Grande is queer or not unless she tells us, and the act of speculating based on her music only perpetuates attitudes that contribute to the erasure of bisexual women.

4.2.19

The ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Spinoff Is Unhinged Queer Camp

Every time there wasn’t a queer twist, I was surprised—transitively, the heterosexual plot lines in this show are the real twists.

4.1.19

Dusty Springfield Is Queer History's Forgotten Icon

The legendary British singer who fell in love with American R&B was also a queer icon; an aspect of her identity that is often overlooked.

4.1.19

Your Monthly Horoscope: April 2019

Welcome to Aries season—be bold and go for what you want!

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