Interviews

LGBTQ

I Learned How to Permanently Remove Hair to Help Trans People Like Me

Siobhan Reilly trained to perform electrolysis because she knows just how much facial hair can cause dysphoric pain to transgender women. Now, she's opened her own hair removal salon in Manchester, UK.
Lola Phoenix
10.9.18
Music

Anna Calvi On Her Pioneering Rock Album About Gender-Nonconformity

The twice Mercury Award-nominated artist sits down with us to discuss "Hunter," her critically acclaimed album about sexual freedom.
Sirin Kale
10.8.18
Interviews

Director Desiree Akhavan Is Flipping the Script on Coming-Out Stories

The filmmaker behind 'The Bisexual' and 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is addressing the complexities of sexual orientation in her work. It also coincidentally parallels her real life.
Zing Tsjeng
10.3.18
Art

Gorgeous, Golden Paintings of Black Women as Queens and Mythical Figures

British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor uses a stunning palette of inky blues, black, and 24-karat gold. She talks to Broadly ahead of her solo show at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Zing Tsjeng
9.24.18
Music

Singer Rina Sawayama Is Ready to Rep Her Pansexuality

Upon the release of her new single, "Cherry," the British-Japanese pop sensation opens up for the first time about shame, coming out, and why she cares about queer Asian visibility.
Zing Tsjeng
8.14.18
Culture

Topical Cream is the Art Platform Centering Artists Sidelined By Patriarchy

The New York-based group promotes contemporary artwork by women and gender non-conforming people—and they're taking over your feeds and favorite galleries.
Zing Tsjeng
6.7.18
Mother's Day

Women Who Lost Their Moms Talk About Mother's Day

"When she was still alive, I often showed her how important she was to me, but Mother’s Day was always a special moment to be aware of that and be grateful for it."
Carleen de Jong
5.10.18
jobs

What It's Like to Build a Hospital in a Warzone

An engineer in war-torn South Sudan explains what its like to build medical infrastructure in a place so violent that the UN can't send in its own ground workers.
Andy Jones
5.8.18
Weed Week 2018

A Feminist Weed Farmer's Guide to Growing

The weed industry is notoriously male-dominated. Madrone Stewart wants to change that.
Zing Tsjeng
4.20.18
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

The Meme Account Hilariously Exposing Creepy Asian Fetish Guys on Tinder

Lillian, the creator of @thefleshlightchronicles, turns gross dating app messages into internet gold.
Jade Jackman
4.11.18
movies

How to Direct a Brutally Violent Hitman Film, Minus the Cliché

"We Need to Talk About Kevin" director Lynne Ramsay talks to Broadly about "You Were Never Really Here," her subversive new thriller starring Joaquin Phoenix.
Tom Seymour
3.13.18