Gender

The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.
Manisha Krishnan
a day ago
Views My Own

Why I Won’t Call Nicki Minaj’s Beefing ‘a Meltdown’

We don’t require male rappers to empower one another, so why should Nicki Minaj play nice?
Melayna Williams
8.27.18
Film

Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms

The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.
Eileen G'Sell
8.14.18
masculinity

Why It Might Be Time to Retire the Buzzword ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Ahead of the release of her new book ‘I’m Afraid of Men’ author Vivek Shraya reflects on masculinity myths.
Alison Sinkewicz
7.31.18
manhood

All Masculinity Is Toxic

Feminist writer and activist John Stoltenberg believes we need to give up manhood for good if we want to live morally sound and love-filled lives.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.26.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

My Avatar, My Self: How Video Games Gave Me Ownership Over My Body

As a trans kid unable to wear what I wanted, to look how I wanted, to be seen by others as I saw myself, the avatars I designed reflected more of me than any mirror ever could.
Diana Tourjée
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos that Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based artist Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and challenge how we perceive them
Noma Osula
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

How Being Radically, Unapologetically Open About Sex Freed Me

I spent a decade building a separate life as an A-grade dress-wearing, dick-sucking moral vagrant. Then I realized that the secrecy only served to deepen my shame.
Tom Rasmussen
6.20.18
pride

Five People on Their Favorite Things About Being Nonbinary

"Without a doubt, the most rewarding aspect of discovering and embracing my identity was realizing that I didn't need to conform to anyone else's notion of what gender is."
Anna Goldfarb
6.1.18
sex toys

Why the Future of Sex Toys Is Nonbinary

Gone are the days when hot pink, phallic contraptions were your only choice.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.28.18
Interviews

What It's Like to Be a Genderqueer Lingerie Model

"Truthfully? I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with modeling."
Graham Isador
5.22.18
woman seeing woman

Lissa Rivera's Photos Defy Gender Norms

With her partner and muse, she’s creating a new visual language of gender representation.
Elyssa Goodman
5.14.18