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Inside Dollypalooza, the Epic Dolly Parton Fan Festival

Celebrate all things glam and glitzy with the real president of the United States: Dolly Parton.
Clara Hernanz
2.19.18
Books
Books

Beloved 'New Yorker' Cartoonist Roz Chast on Chasing Your Dreams

The iconic illustrator talks about her graphic memoir "Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York​," and gives her advice to young women who draw.
Marta Bausells
1.29.18
New York
New York

Meet the New York Strippers Organizing Against Racism in the Industry

We spoke to the women behind the #NYCStripperStrike, who allege low wages, unfair treatment, and racial discrimination.
Lena Solow
10.30.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Models Have No Real Recourse When They're Sexually Harassed On Set

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, models have begun speaking out about sexual abuse in the fashion industry, where young and vulnerable women and men are too often exploited. A proposed law in New York would help change that.
Gabby Bess
10.23.17
politics
politics

NYC Passes Bill to Guarantee Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Victims

New York joins a growing list of localities granting paid leave to employees dealing with issues relating to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Kimberly Lawson
10.18.17
politics
politics

Lawmaker Wants to Rename Trump State Park to Honor Heather Heyer

"The names of these public parks and green spaces should embody the goals of uplifting and unifying New Yorkers."
Gabby Bess
9.7.17
RACISM
RACISM

Cries Intensify to Remove Statue of Gynecologist Who Experimented on Female Slaves

In the US, there are still three public memorials to Dr. J. Marion Sims, a doctor known for performing experimental surgeries on black women without anesthesia or consent during the 19th century.
Kimberly Lawson
8.22.17
politics
politics

'A Harvey Milk Moment': A Trans Man's Run for NYC City Council

"I'm running for city council because I want to be a voice for all people, not just trans people," Mel Wymore says.
Emma Griffith
7.14.17
LGBT
LGBT

Riding on the First Float with the Honorees of This Year's Pride March

Don't miss these historic pictures from the front lines of the iconic New York City Pride March.
Darragh Dandurand
6.26.17
Art
Art

Finally, an Entire Museum Dedicated to the Unfortunate Video of Kim Cattrall Scatting

Meet the comedy duo running a New York gallery dedicated to pop culture guilty pleasures.
Kelsey Lawrence
6.2.17
Culture
Culture

The Woman Working to Open the Bronx's Only Bookstore

Last year, to huge public outcry, the Barnes & Noble in the Bronx closed—leaving the borough of 1.4 million people with no bookseller. Noëlle Santos wants to change that.
Zoë Beery
5.31.17
New York
New York

Rikers Corrections Officer Accused of Raping Inmates for Years to Stand Trial

Two women who say they were repeatedly raped by officer Benny Santiago have reached a settlement with the city of New York—but they have not dropped their allegations against the man they say sexually abused them.
Leila Ettachfini
5.3.17