Interviews

Film

This Sex Worker Wrote a Netflix Horror Movie Stephen King Loves

“If people want to support sex workers, pay for their content," screenwriter and former cam girl Isa Mazzei tells Broadly. She's brought that message to 'CAM', starring Madeleine Brewer of 'The Handmaid's Tale.'
Sirin Kale
12.3.18
Books

Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism

Kristen R. Ghodsee, the author of "Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism," explains how socialism leads to economic independence, better work/life balance, and yes, better sex for women.
Zing Tsjeng
11.13.18
Interviews

Dakota Johnson Was Inspired by 90s Witch Movies in 'Suspiria'

The former "Fifty Shades" star tells Broadly how films like "The Craft" informed her role as a dancer who gets sucked into a coven of witches.
Kat McLaughlin
11.5.18
Books

'Ask Polly' Advice Columnist Heather Havrilesky On How To Survive 2018

"What If This Were Enough?" author and professional advice-giver Heather Havrilesky tells us how to make it through the present doom-filled moment.
Marta Bausells
10.29.18
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
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