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Evocative Portraits Exploring Black Femmes' Relationship with Hair

In the new photography show "Plaits, Princesses + Pink Moisturizer," Black women and nonbinary people from the UK talk about how their hair influences their identity and everyday lives.
Zing Tsjeng
11.7.18
midterms

These Women Took Their Daughters With Them to Vote for Themselves

"I started this campaign with Mila by my side. I can't imagine heading to the polls without her," said Liuba Grechen Shirley, Democratic nominee in the 2nd congressional district in New York.
Kimberly Lawson
11.6.18
Photos

Stop Stereotyping Arab Women With Your Halloween Costumes

Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi wants you to trash your sexy Jasmine costume and dress up as her heroes instead.
Zing Tsjeng
Yumna Al-Arashi
10.31.18
protest

This New Feminist Antifa Group Is Taking on the Far-Right

When a right-wing group decided to march through London, the Feminist Anti-Fascism Assembly were there to hold them back.
Bex Wade
10.15.18
lore

Reshaping the Occult Narrative, One Witch Portrait at a Time

After learning her ancestral ties to witch persecution, photographer Frances F. Denny decided to shoot a series that reframes the narrative around the occult.
Miss Rosen
10.5.18
Photos

The Photographer Documenting Schoolgirls In Northern Nigeria

Rahima Gambo wanted to depict Nigerian schoolgirls in a more realistic and nuanced way than Western presentations of the Chibok schoolgirls, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. Now she's been nominated for a prestigious photography prize.
Sirin Kale
10.1.18
Photos

Queer Prom: Photos of Couples Living Out Their High School Fantasies

For LGBTQ people with unhappy memories of their school dance, a twice-yearly event in Brighton, UK offers a joyously affirming second chance.
Zing Tsjeng
9.7.18
Music

Brilliant Photos of Black Joy at the 2018 Afropunk Festival

In its 13th year, Afropunk BK is more than a music festival. It's a Black revival of self-expression.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
8.27.18
Art

Subversive Artwork That Breaks Free of the 'Pale, Male, and Stale' Art World

The group show "Neither Here, Nor There" brings together 21 women and nonbinary artists of color to explore notions of home, belonging, and identity
Zing Tsjeng
8.9.18
Beauty

These Very Glam Portraits Celebrate the Beauty of Double Chins

For its latest issue, London-based queer zine Polyester wanted to highlight the double chin as part of a message of fat acceptance and body positivity.
Sirin Kale
7.30.18
DRAG

Beautiful Photos of One Man’s First Night in Drag

Sometimes the joy of living in your own skin is only a pair of heels and a night out away.
Adan Michel
7.20.18
Photos

Photos of Drag Queens and Kings Dragging Donald Trump's UK Visit

The LGBTQ community turned up in full force—and full drag—to protest President Donald Trump's first visit to the UK.
Alice Zoo
Zing Tsjeng
7.16.18