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Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood

In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
Elyssa Goodman
8.9.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photographer Re-Discovers Her Mexican American Heritage

Photographer Cristina Bartley unpacks the layers of her identity on this photo series exploring Latin American rituals, womanhood, and performativity
Cristina Bartley Dominguez
6.20.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

The Photographer Re-Discovering Her Mexican American Heritage

Photographer Cristina Bartley unpacks the layers of her identity in this photo series exploring Latin American rituals, womanhood, and performance.
Cristina Bartley Dominguez
6.18.18
Broadly

Inside the Sacred Ceremony That Ushers Apache Girls Into Womanhood

From running laps to finally receiving her Apache name, Mescalero Apache Tribe member Julene Geronimo takes Broadly through the four days of her arduous rite-of-passage.
Broadly Staff
2.2.18
Review

Dealing With Life's Tough Shit—And Having the Privilege to Write About It

Ariel Levy suffered the premature birth and death of her son while traveling abroad alone. In 'The Rules Do Not Apply,' she details the meticulous mapping and rapid evaporation of a stable-seeming life.
Claire Sheedy
4.11.17
short films

The Everyday Perils of Womanhood Come Alive in a Harrowing Short Film

'HUSH' by Avery Wheless and Brandon Tyson is a short but powerful exploration of the complexities and contradictions of womanhood.
Andrew Nunes
3.20.17
Culture

From Meme to Stage: Women Laughing Alone with Salad

What started as an all-image post on The Hairpin in 2011 soon turned into a viral meme. Today, the women having a ball while chewing on healthy greens get new quirks in an upcoming adaptation for the stage.
Bridey Heing
9.12.15
Essays

Stutter More, with Feeling

Like their bodies, women's voices are under much societal scrutiny. But what does it mean to be a woman whose voice is repressed by default?
Emma Alpern
9.7.15
Humor

Extreme Self-Care for Modern Ladies

Womanhood today is a wonderland of freedom and opportunity, but do you ever lean in so far you find yourself teetering on the edge? These self-care tips will take you from having a breakdown to having it all.
Jamie Lauren Keiles
8.4.15
News

I Went to the Dyke March and Remembered What Pride Was About

The Dyke March website promised me giant dyke puppets and a swimming pool full of naked ladies carried by other naked ladies, but I only saw slow-walking women in tank tops and shorts, holding hands. But seeing so many women coming together gave me a...
Sofya Levina
7.3.14