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Daily Horoscopes: April 18, 2019

The moon is in Libra today.
Annabel Gat
5 days ago
astro guide

Weekly Horoscope: April 22 - 28

Welcome to Taurus season!
Randon Rosenbohm
Annabel Gat
3 hours ago
Culture

'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters

Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.
Nadja Sayej
3 days ago
Opinion

What Happens When Colleges Try to Define Trans Existence?

Morehouse College's decision to become the first all-male HBCU to admit trans men raises questions about how colleges will attempt to define transgender identity for its students.
Tiq Milan
4 days ago
High-Powered Fails
3:50

How Brooklyn Decker Used Criticism to Shape Her Career

Actress Brooklyn Decker explains how she bounced back from unfavorable film reviews and regained her confidence.
Life

Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People

At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
Rebecca Brill
5 days ago
style

Meet The Influencers Making Brazil's Natural Hair Movement Mainstream

Inspired by a new generation of YouTubers and bloggers, Brazilian girls are ditching chemical straightening and blow dries.
Branca Lessa de Sá
4 days ago
politics

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

In the UK, sex workers are joining with trade unions to demand better collective conditions for their industry.
Jake Hall
4.17.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

A Poly Person Answers All Your Burning Questions About Polyamory

Since polyamory is more about communication than anything else, let's see if we can talk through some myths about jealousy, raising families, and, duh, sex.
Dominique Sisley
4.17.19
Opinion

Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' Is a Masterclass on Radical Disruption

Beyoncé, arguably the biggest star in the world, interrupted the largely white crowd at Coachella with a celebration of Black academia.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
5 days ago
Opinion

In 'Guava Island,' Donald Glover Paints Death Into Music

Donald Glover's musical drama about a singing martyr invokes sentiments around loss in communities of color, akin to Nipsey Hussle's recent passing.
Bianca Betancourt
4.16.19
roe v. wade

What's Behind the New Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans

Unconstitutional six-week abortion bans have swept Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia—a new phase of the ongoing efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
5 days ago
black maternal health

When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?

Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
Kimberly Lawson
4.16.19
The Scarlet Letter Reports
10:42

Tamara Holder on Sexual Assault in Television

Tamara Holder was a regular commentator on Fox News before being assaulted by a company executive. Now, she’s picked up her law practice again and continues to fight for other women who have experienced harassment and assault.

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