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Fitness
Fitness

BDSM Yoga Exists, for Some Reason

I squeezed myself into some latex and went down to check a class out.
Sophie Atkinson
11.24.17
ISIS
ISIS

The Teenage Girl Who Ran Away to Join ISIS Could Face the Death Penalty

Iraq's prime minister said that young ISIS recruits like 16-year-old German schoolgirl Linda Wenzel "are accountable for their actions".
Sirin Kale
9.19.17
relationships
relationships

What We Can Learn from Women Who Cheat

"Cheating: A Handbook for Women" addresses the advantages of cheating on your partner. Author Michèle Binswanger explains why monogamy can get so monotonous.
Lisa Ludwig
8.15.17
Sex
Sex

The Dangerous Business of Hymen Reconstruction Surgeries

In Germany and the Netherlands, the majority of women seeking hymenoplasty are young Muslim women. We speak to doctors about the rising demand for the controversial procedure.
Franziska Knupper
8.15.17
Photos
Photos

The Rough 'n Tumble World of a Feminist Roller Derby Team, in Photos

What started as "wrestling on roller blades" changed after Riot Grrrls claimed the sport as their own. With knee pads and stage names, the Riot Rocketz from Leipzig, Germany are keeping a strong feminist tradition alive.
Stefanie Witterauf
7.31.17
Film
Film

The Bisexual Actress Who Became an Infamous, Androgynous Sex Symbol

Marlene Dietrich was a German-born, anti-fascist screen siren who still captivates audiences 25 years after her death.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
5.23.17
Gaming
Gaming

Why Portrayals of Moms in Video Games Are So Messed Up

In video games like "Red Dead Redemption," "Heavy Rain," and "The Last of Us," multidimensional father figures are abundant. But where are the playable mothers?
Lisa Ludwig
5.14.17
Germany
Germany

'Sunset Boulevard' Star Gloria Swanson Helped Jewish Inventors Flee Nazi Germany

Between the end of her silent film career and her 50s comeback, the actress brought Jewish inventors to America to collaborate on patents. Whether it was philanthropic or exploitative remains up for debate.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.4.17
politics
politics

Photos from the Debaucherous, Alternative Gala Protesting Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump was visiting Berlin for a women's rights summit, and she didn't just get booed inside the conference hall. We joined protesters as they held their own anti-Ivanka soirée.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
4.27.17
crime
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
Photos

Marching As One: People Around the World on Why They Joined the Women’s March

Over a million people in the US participated in the Women's March, but they weren't alone. People from protests in six different countries tell us why they're also taking a stand against Trump.
Zing Tsjeng
1.23.17
politics
politics

The Forgotten Horror of Ravensbrück, the Nazi Concentration Camp for Women

In 1946, a group of female guards stood trial for war crimes committed at an all-women concentration camp. Seventy years on, why does Ravensbrück remain a footnote in history?
Mary McGill
12.5.16