Art

Power
Power

The Controversial Pro-Choice Collective Republicans Labeled a 'Hate Group'

The SisterSerpents outraged right-wingers and were described as "bra-burning, knife-wielding Amazons." Why were they so feared?
Steph Brandhuber
7.4.18
Life
Life

These Viral Space Pride Flags Are Proof the Universe Is Gay

Queer and nonbinary anthropologist Laurie Raye used pictures of stars, nebulas, and galaxies to make a non-binary flag—then, the requests for more astral LGBTQ pride flags started flowing in.
Zing Tsjeng
6.29.18
Art
Art

How Frida Kahlo's Husband Tried to Lock Away Her Letters to Other Lovers

Diego Rivera hid Kahlo's personal possessions in a bathroom and instructed a friend not to release them until 15 years after his death. Now the rediscovered objects are the subject of a new exhibition in London.
Katy Fallon
5.29.18
Weed Week 2018
Weed Week 2018

The Artists On a Mission to De-Stigmatize Weed in Asian Cultures

Seoul-based "smokewear" brand Sundae School celebrated 420 with a weed-themed showcase of Asian-American artists like Emma Sulkowicz and Bubble_T.
Katherine Tutrone
4.21.18
Culture
Culture

The Trans Performance Artist Who Vomited on Susan Sarandon

Rose Wood is the no-holds-barred headliner at The Box, the notorious nightclub in New York and London—and now she's the star of the documentary "Miss Rosewood."
Victor P Corona
4.19.18
Culture
Culture

I Caused a National Scandal After Painting the Virgin in Fishnets

Bolivian artist Rilda Paco wanted to make a statement on the drunken excess and violence at her country's annual Carnival. Instead, she received rape and death threats.
Amy Booth
4.18.18
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Find Yourself in the Queer Version of Google Maps

Queering the Map is a global, crowdsourced atlas of tender LGBTQ moments.
Sarah Burke
4.13.18
Art
Art

Emma Sulkowicz's New Show is a Thank You to Those Who Supported Them

After bursting onto the art scene with "Mattress Performance," Emma Sulkowicz further explores trauma and creates a literal net-work of support in their first gallery show, "The Floating World."
Linda Yang
3.16.18
science of sex
science of sex

The Assault Survivor Finding Comfort in Sexual Therapy Tools

Too often, the medical community focuses on treating physical trauma alone. These tools aim to provide a more holistic approach to recovery.
Sirin Kale
3.16.18
Art
Art

Depicting the Hidden Agony of Endometriosis in Paintings

Australian artist Ellie Kammer makes oil paintings that visualize the rage of women's silenced pain.
Sara Radin
3.15.18
Womens History Month
Womens History Month

'I’d Rather Be Beautiful Than Male': Remembering the Radical Art of Mark Aguhar

Transfeminine Filipinx multidisciplinary artist Mark Aguhar, who died six years ago this week, left a legacy that continues to teach us about the power of everyday expression as a tool for self-preservation.
MT Vallarta
3.13.18
Art
Art

This Artist Turned the Scars of Abused Women into Haunting Sculptures

For his new series “Detrás de las paredes,” Argentinean artist Marcelo Toledo interviewed survivors of gender violence, transforming their wounds into works of art with a call to action.
Pedro Camacho
3.7.18