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'Broad City' Made It Respectable to Be a Reckless, Messy Queen

The show annihilated the negative stigmas about silly, freewheeling young women that were weaved into earlier staple shows.
Taylor Hosking
3.29.19
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
All the Gay Shit

Watch Very Gay New Videos from The Internet, Troye Sivan, and Rita Ora

The videos for "Come Over," "Bloom," and "Girls" are extremely good (and extremely gay).
Shaad D’Souza
6.7.18
pay inequality

The Gender Pay Gap Actually Starts When We’re 14

In her book, "The Cost of Being a Girl," Yasemin Besen-Cassino illustrates how pay inequality begins when we first enter the workforce.
Kimberly Lawson
4.3.18
Comics!

'How to Text Good,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

No matter how simple it may seem, sending the perfect text can take some serious thought.
Ida Neverdahl
3.15.18
Culture

The Label Giving Girls a Space to Create and Release Their Own Music

In honor of International Women's Day, the Lower East Side Girls Club’s Sound Studio premieres its video for the studio's first song, “You Can Hold Onto My Hand."
Kimberly Lawson
3.8.18
Sex Ed

What Happens When You Teach Boys to Be Period Allies

To combat the stigma that keeps some girls out of school, UNICEF and other organizations are teaching boys around the world to support their menstruating peers.
Rosalie Chan
12.4.17
Culture

How to Know If You Are a ‘Hipster Racist’

Take it from me, your black friend, I know the signs.
Noel Ransome
11.22.17
sexual harassment

'Good Guys' Harass and Abuse Women, Too

This morning, 36 women who worked with Senator Al Franken at SNL published a letter defending his character in light of recent accusations of sexual misconduct. Women's rights advocates explain the negative impact this could have on other survivors.
Kimberly Lawson
11.21.17
Comics!

'You're Not Like the Other Girls,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

Using corny lines won't get you anywhere with this girl, or any others.
Ida Neverdahl
11.15.17
Social Media

The Ugly Evolution of Cyberbullying

How we progressed from passive-aggressive Myspace bulletins to kids creating two Instagram profiles—one for their friends, another for their bullies.
Hannah Ewens
8.31.17
assault

Men Are Finding Loopholes in US Law to Marry Children

According to a 2017 report, more than 200,000 children—some as young as 13—were married between 2000 and 2015 in the US.
Kimberly Lawson
8.30.17
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