Gender

Film
Film

'She's the Man' Is the Most Important Soccer Movie of All Time

The 2006 cult classic taught me that gender cannot delineate a soccer field, a relationship, a feeling, or a talent. (And that, yes, gouda is the best cheese.)
Noa Azulai
7.11.18
revenge porn
revenge porn

Revenge Porn Bill in New York Killed After Google Campaign

Advocates blamed the tech company for helping to essentially kill a bill that would have made nonconsensual dissemination of sexually explicit images a crime in New York.
Kimberly Lawson
6.21.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue
The Privacy and Perception Issue

How Being Radically, Unapologetically Open About Sex Freed Me

I spent a decade building a separate life as an A-grade dress-wearing, dick-sucking moral vagrant. Then I realized that the secrecy only served to deepen my shame.
Tom Rasmussen
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue
The Privacy and Perception Issue

My Avatar, My Self: How Video Games Gave Me Ownership Over My Body

As a trans kid unable to wear what I wanted, to look how I wanted, to be seen by others as I saw myself, the avatars I designed reflected more of me than any mirror ever could.
Diana Tourjée
6.18.18
Power
Power

'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea

Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
Kimberly Lawson
6.11.18
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

The Film About the Messy Reality of Learning to Accept Your Nonbinary Child

"A Kid Like Jake" follows a couple learning to accept their gender non-conforming child. Trans director Silas Howard tells Broadly about portraying that journey honestly, missteps and all.
Diana Tourjée
6.8.18
The Scarlet Letter Reports
The Scarlet Letter Reports

Mischa Barton on How Being a Victim of Revenge Porn Continues to Haunt Her

For the Scarlet Letter Reports, Mischa Barton sits down with host Amanda Knox and recalls the moment she found out a nonconsensual sex tape of her was being shopped around to porn sites.
Amanda Knox
5.30.18
The Scarlet Letter Reports
The Scarlet Letter Reports

Amber Rose Doesn't Care What the Media Gets Wrong About Her

Amber Rose sits down with host Amanda Knox to discuss how her experiences with the media have shaped her feminism and how she handles harassment today for The Scarlet Letter Reports.
Amanda Knox
5.9.18
androgyny
androgyny

Ari Fitz: On Being Androgynous in Hollywood

I don't fit any of the roles in traditional stories. So I just tell my own.
Ari Fitz
4.4.18
pay inequality
pay inequality

The Gender Pay Gap Actually Starts When We’re 14

In her book, "The Cost of Being a Girl," Yasemin Besen-Cassino illustrates how pay inequality begins when we first enter the workforce.
Kimberly Lawson
4.3.18
Gender
Gender

A Letter to Teenage Boys, From Someone Who Used to Be One

Author and performer Jacob Tobia opens up about how growing up as a boy felt like being forced to sacrifice your softness and femininity.
Jacob Tobia
4.2.18
Gender
Gender

Employers Don't Like to Hire Intelligent Women

A new study found that high-achieving women were less likely to get called back for a job interview than high-achieving men—as well as only moderately-achieving women.
Kimberly Lawson
3.22.18