Berlin

LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Childbirth Classes Demolish the 'Perfect Mother' Stereotype

A Berlin-based midwife who cares for queer families explains why we desperately need to expand our definition of motherhood.
Barbara Kreuzpointner
7.10.17
Interviews

How Keke Palmer Survived Hollywood

After years in Los Angeles working as a child star, the 'Scream Queens' actress and living GIF is shooting 'Berlin Station' in Germany, attending therapy, and moving to Atlanta.
Mitchell Sunderland
3.18.17
crime

Cyclist Attacks Five Women by Throwing Acid in Their Faces

Multiple women have been attacked in Berlin's streets since December—and in one case, acid was squirted in a woman's face from a toy water gun.
Sirin Kale
3.1.17
Photos

A Look Inside Berlin's Very Merry Christmas Voguing Ball

Although Germany's voguing scene is young, it didn't stop dancers from all over Europe from meeting in Berlin to connect, train, and, of course, battle it out—festively.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
12.15.15
Film

There's Nothing Like Watching Young Women Steal Babies, Do Coke, and Be Wild

"Victoria" is a frantic, single-take portrayal of youth gone the way particularly hysterical parents might imagine it. Sit back and let a female protagonist guide you through the chaos.
Lauren Oyler
10.12.15
Berlin

This 'Uber for Escorts' App Aims to Revamp Sex Work

Ohlala is the Berlin start-up that wants to change the way escorting works—beginning with a Tinder-influenced interface. But not everyone is convinced.
Camille Darroux
9.10.15
abortion

Panties and Vodka Shots: Partying Hard at Berlin's Pro-Choice Fundraiser

Performance art and knickers with protest slogans ruled the night at this German charity event.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
9.9.15
Music

Dicks on the Dancefloor: Über Manly Gay Germans Talk About Masculinity

For their documentary 'Hyper Masculinity On The Dancefloor', Berlin filmmakers Selin Davasse and Emre Busse sought out the most hard-bodied techno lovers to answer a few crucial questions about manliness.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
8.14.15