Germany

Culture

Amandla Stenberg Discusses the Complexity of Starring in 'Where Hands Touch'

Amandla Stenberg tells Broadly that her controversial character in Nazi Germany "begins with all of these internalized notions around race and belonging and rejects her other nation because she's just trying to be a part of the community."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
9.20.18
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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