subway

Reproductive Justice

NYC's Inaccessible Subway System Is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Malaysia Goodson fell to her death while carrying her child and a stroller on a subway staircase on Monday. Some advocates believe her death is an example of why access to public transportation is a reproductive right.
Leila Ettachfini
1.30.19
MTA

MTA Quietly Bans Sex Toys from Advertising on NYC Subway

After working with sex toy company Dame for months on potential ads, the MTA has rejected the brand's campaign entirely, based on a new policy that bans sex toy advertisements on the subway.
Leila Ettachfini
1.10.19
SEXISM

Unlike Thinx, Erectile Dysfunction Ads Had No Problem Getting on the Subway

The agency behind the MTA's subway ads deemed menstrual underwear brand Thinx's 2015 campaign "inappropriate." Erectile dysfunction ads that went up earlier this year faced less scrutiny.
Leila Ettachfini
7.18.18
sex toys

People Keep Leaving Sex Toys on the Tube And Turning Up to Collect Them

Vibrators are expensive, especially if you make a habit of losing them on the London Underground.
Sirin Kale
8.1.17
Culture

'There Were Two Rats on Me': People Share Their Public Transit Horror Stories

From your classic penis sightings to magicians conjuring live animals, sometimes it's better to just walk instead.
Kristin Hunt
11.18.16
crime

​Convicted Sex Offender Jared Fogle Sues Parents of One of His Victims

The former Subway pitchman is now suing the parents of one of his victims, saying they should take responsibility for her distress. We talked to a legal expert about how cases like this can make it even more difficult for victims of sexual abuse to...
Kimberly Lawson
9.2.16