Religion

goddess guide

Meet Parvati, the Hindu Goddess of Love, Power, and Renewal

Parvati can embody many forms, each of which is worshipped as an individual goddess in her own right.
Nadya Agrawal
2 days ago
Culture

Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief.
Meagan Jordan
4.12.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

5 Muslim Women Artists Whose Powerful Work You Should Know

Follow them. Support them. Give them your money.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Religion

Meet Christmas Goddess Perchta, a Belly-Slitting, Half-Woman Demon

If you were naughty, Perchta would enter your home while you slept, disembowel you, and stuff the cavity with rocks.
Mary McGill
12.20.18
Fashion

Celine Dion's Children's Clothing Line Called 'Satanic' by Priest

Celine Dion's gender neutral fashion brand CELINUNUNU says its goal is to let kids be who they want to be, but pastor and exorcist Msgr. John Esseff​ believes their motives are much darker.
Leila Ettachfini
11.29.18
Religion

An Exorcist Is Now Trying to Protect Kavanaugh from Brooklyn Witches' Hex

An exorcist in California is holding a Mass to protect Brett Kavanaugh from the "evil" of a ritual hex set to curse him this weekend.
Leila Ettachfini
10.18.18
Books

How Evangelical Purity Culture Can Lead to a Lifetime of Sexual Shame

Former born-again Christian Linda Kay Klein combines personal reflections with years of research to trace the psychological effects of purity culture on women in her new memoir, "Pure."
Stephanie Dubick
10.16.18
Islamophobia

The Netherlands Just Voted to Ban the Burkha and Face Veil

Following on from many northern European countries, full-face coverings will now be banned in the Netherlands.
Broadly Staff
6.27.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

How Being Radically, Unapologetically Open About Sex Freed Me

I spent a decade building a separate life as an A-grade dress-wearing, dick-sucking moral vagrant. Then I realized that the secrecy only served to deepen my shame.
Tom Rasmussen
6.18.18
politics

'I've Seen Everything': The Doctor Helping Refugee Women Survive Trauma

Dr. Fatema Akter is no ordinary physician. In the refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, she sees up to 80 patients a day—many of whom have suffered horrific persecution.
Helen Nianias
6.12.18
supernatural

The Women Who Claim to Have Seen Fairies

According to a new survey, 44 percent of British people claim to have seen fairies. We speak to three women who believe in the little folk.
Caroline Kent
6.5.18
reproductive choice

The Religious Coalition Blessing Abortion Clinics Across America

The Christian pastors, Jewish rabbis, Hindu priests, and Muslim clerics of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice have been infuriating religious conservatives since 1967.
Caroline Kent
5.10.18
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