2017

Best Of

Our Most Memorable Profiles of 2017

From "Mattress Girl" to Maxine Waters, these are the profiles that we're proudest of this year.
Broadly Staff
12.27.17
Art

The Illustrations that Brought Broadly Stories to Life in 2017

Our illustrators are cool as hell. Here's some of their best work from this year.
Broadly Staff
12.26.17
activism

The Women with Disabilities Who Fought For Your Health Care This Year

Mass "die-ins," three-day sit-ins, and countless arrests later, these activists say: "The fight for our lives is on for the foreseeable future.”
Robyn Powell
12.20.17
Books

Five Under-the-Radar Feminist Books You Need to Read

From consent culture to sisterly advice, a short list of 2017 releases you won't want to miss.
Sarah Burke
12.18.17
2017

Black Women Gave Us the Best Music Moments of 2017

While the rest of the world burned, Beyonce stunned us at the Grammy's, Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma captivated us with their beef, and SZA and Cardi B made us cheer for their meteoric rises.
Candace McDuffie
12.14.17
Sex

The Best Sex Adventures I Had in 2017—for the Sake of Journalism

It's been one hell of a year.
Maria Yagoda
12.13.17
You Know Who Rules?

The Journalists Behind the Louis C.K. Report on Holding Powerful Men Accountable

Broadly spoke with Cara Buckley and Melena Ryzik about the impact of their work and what a future in which women's stories are heard and believed may look like.
Linda Yang
12.6.17
You Know Who Rules?

Women's March Co-Chair Tamika Mallory on Her Year of Fighting Trump

The lifelong activist who helped organize the largest single-day protest in US history tells Broadly how we can keep up the momentum in 2018.
Linda Yang
Kathryn Linhardt
12.5.17
You Know Who Rules?

Amanda Gorman, First Ever National Youth Poet Laureate, Reflects on 2017

The 19-year-old author and activist tells Broadly about her extraordinary year and her ambitions to become the President of the United States.
Linda Yang
12.1.17
politics

An Incredibly Upsetting List of All the New Republican Congress Members

From the white guy who called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist group" to the other white guy who brags that he's convinced women to carry nonviable pregnancies to term, meet your new GOP reps!
Gabby Bess
1.6.17
motherhood

Doula, Musician, and Mother Domino Kirke on How to Stay Sane in the New Year

Brooklyn singer, birth worker, and sister to 'Girls' actress Jemima Kirke speaks to Broadly about her work as a mother, a doula, and why she wants us to accept ourselves as we are in 2017.
Leila Ettachfini
1.3.17
2017

People Share the New Year's Resolution that Ruined Their Life

They're supposed to make us better, more rounded people. But it doesn't always work that way.
Jessica Pan
1.1.17