As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating

I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.


It’s Time to Stop Labeling Our Sexuality

In the queer community, it's all too easy to box ourselves in with labels like "daddy" and "boy." But if we don't break those stereotypes down, we'll never move forward.


Healthy Food Is More Appealing If It Sounds Unhealthy

A carrot by any other name…


This Could Be the Easiest Solution to Confusing Expiration Date Labels

These labels contribute significantly to the $162 billion of food thrown out every year in America.


Aus Music Celebrates 100 Releases with a Retrospective Compilation You Can Stream In Full Right Here

Featuring the likes of Midland, Bicep, and Marquis Hawkes, Aus 100 is the summer's most essential house compilation.


Here's How to Whip Your Record Label Into Shape

We chatted to the guys behind Label Worx and got the low down on making sure your imprint is a lean, mean selling machine in 2016.


Israeli Wine From the Occupied Territories Is Now Settlement Wine in the EU

New EU rules mean that all farm and cosmetic products made by Israeli businesses in the occupied territories — including the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights — must now be marked with the word "settlement," or its equivalent.


'Salmon-Safe' Beer Is a Thing Now

Like craft coffee, artisanal salt, and urban cider before it, the Beaver State may be tapping into another eco-friendly market with this beer certification.


Canadian Label Genero Sound is Adding a Feminine Thread to the Electronic Music Tapestry

We premiered a new video from the all-female label, whose mission statement is to offer diverse musical avenues for women.


Learning L.I.E.S. Records Through Five Brutally Blissful Tracks

Charting the naughty New York label’s scruffily meteoric rise.


Spotify Just Discovered That Heavy Metal Is More Popular Than Pop Music

Spotify recently revealed that metalheads are the most loyal music listeners. Why are people so surprised?