100 Years Of Magazine Covers: An Exploration Of The Virgin-Whore Complex

Bronwyn Isaac / August 31, 2015

Women have come a long way from 100 years ago. It’s no longer rare to see women in diverse positions of leadership spanning from the sciences to politics and the arts; while our world is still one of rampant sexism, our ownership and visibility in the world has been gradually transforming.
But have our evolving… More »

Listen To Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And Zadie Smith Chat About Race, Feminism & Writing

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

“The women in my world don’t have to wait because they’re women.”… More »

10 Tips For Being A Better Girl Friend And Ally

Tiffanie Drayton / August 31, 2015

Last week, in an interview with The New York Times, Miley Cyrus dismissed Nicki Minaj’s criticism of racism in the music industry – exemplified by MTV, which denied “Anaconda” a VMA Video of the Year nomination – claiming that Nicki is “not too kind” or “polite” and too “angry.” And then, as I’m sure you’ve watched over and over agai… More »

Taiwan Is Featuring A Porn Star On Their Transit Cards

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 31, 2015

Taipei’s public transit system will be featuring a popular Japanese porn star on a set of limited-edition fare cards. Can the Chicago Ventra system borrow this branding model?
The cards will feature Yui Hatano in “devil” and “angel” editions, and the photos are (sadly) not pornographic at all – they’re just pictures of Hatano lookingMore »

Lena Dunham Writes Short Stories Now

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

Here is a fine slice of life. … More »

Check Your Vibes: 8 Ways To Get Through A Mild Identity Crisis

Claire Hannum / August 31, 2015

For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a bit … antsy, as if I woke up one morning and my skin didn’t fit right. Something feels off in my life, and while I have lots of ideas of small internal conflicts or things that just aren’t working, none of them are major, which… More »

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