Sophie Wilkinson


Witchcraft in TV and Movies Has Always Been Gay as Hell

From Willow and Tara in "Buffy" to Sabrina the Teenage Witch's co-parenting aunts, pop culture has always had a magical queer streak.
Sophie Wilkinson
You Make Me Wanna

Buffy and Faith's Relationship Taught Me About Queer Thirst

In the summer of 2003, I locked myself in my bedroom and took detailed notes documenting the secret lesbian romance in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." "Fuffy" taught me that same-sex relationships could be messy, complicated, and real as hell.
Sophie Wilkinson

The Tour That Celebrates the Lives—Not Deaths—of Jack the Ripper's Victims

"We wanted to remind people these are women, these are human beings, they have their own realities.”
Sophie Wilkinson

'It's Exhausting': The Hidden Struggle of Working Women with Autism

Autistic women can go for years without diagnosis, and struggle at work as a result. One company is determined to do something about it.
Sophie Wilkinson

This App Matches People With Their Ideal 'Face Type'—Whatever That Means

A new app developed by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) scientists aims to match users by analyzing the faces of their favorite celebrities.
Sophie Wilkinson

'Lady Macbeth' Is a Period Drama About White Women's Rage

Forget what you know about costume dramas—this is a radical reinvention of the genre. Lead actors Florence Pugh and Naomi Ackie explain what makes the incendiary film so unique.
Sophie Wilkinson

Meet the Anonymous Fan Tweeting Princess Diana's Final Days

Diana may have died almost two decades ago, but that hasn't stopped @DianaDaybyDay from reliving her last year through the medium of Twitter. We asked its anonymous owner what they find so compelling about the so-called queen of hearts.
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I Responded to Random Creeps on Facebook to Find a Date for Valentine's Day

Like many women, I receive a lot of Facebook friend requests from total strangers. This year, I decided to ask if they wanted to go on a date with me or if they were just in it for sex.
Sophie Wilkinson