Inside the Lucrative World of Female Muscle Worship

Male "schmoes" provide a livelihood for the muscular women they worship who are now too big to compete in most bodybuilding championships.
Lucas Oakeley

Respect Pele, the Hawaiian Volcano Goddess Who Devours the Earth

Representing both creation and destruction, the deity inhabits Hawaii's erupting volcano and is known for her fiery temper.
Sarah Burke
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Iranian-American Artist Revives Islam’s Apocalyptic Goddesses

How Morehshin Allahyari is using new technologies to reclaim an ancient feminist narrative.
Catherine Chapman

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

“Before patriarchal times, Friday the 13th was considered the day of the Goddess. It was considered a day to worship the Divine Feminine that lives in us all and to honor the cycles of creation and death and rebirth.”
Kimberly Lawson
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Here's Azad's Very Emotional "Goddesses"

Stream the rapper's new track after its premiere on Noisey Beats 1 this past weekend.
Noisey Staff
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Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé's "Feeling Myself" Video Is so Good It's Literally Illegal to Watch It (Except on TIDAL)

The video is exclusive to TIDAL subscribers, but where there are tides, there are also pirates.
Kyle Kramer

French Court Orders Baker to Remove Racist Pastries From Window

A court in the southern city of Nice has taken town officials to task over two cakes, which the court has deemed “an affront to human dignity.”
Sarah Francoise