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Gender

Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents

Its parliament just approved an option for gender non-conforming, intersex, or non-binary people on birth certificates.
Sirin Kale
3 days ago
Culture

Taylor Swift Used Facial Recognition Technology to Screen Concert for Stalkers

Fans at Swift's Rose Bowl show in California were secretly surveilled using state-of-the-art software installed in a kiosk behind video screens of Swift rehearsing.
Sirin Kale
4 days ago
mental health

Echoism Is the Little-Known Condition that Affects Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

Echoism is a condition that can arise as a result of sustained abuse at the hands of narcissists. It's now gaining awareness as survivor communities push for recognition.
Clare Wiley
5 days ago
Sex

6 Reasons It Hurts When You Have Sex

We asked three sexual health experts for their advice on how to manage pain during sex.
Kate Lloyd
5 days ago
Internet

Cleaning Influencers Are Instagram's Newest Sensation

Cleaning gurus like Melissa Maker and Lynsey Crombie are making serious money, but not everyone agrees that domestic drudgery should be celebrated on social media.
Zing Tsjeng
12.11.18
abortion

Facebook Almost Got Sued for Taking Down 'Deceptive' Anti-Abortion Page

The "Undecided on the 8th" page claimed to provide unbiased information about the Irish abortion referendum.
Sirin Kale
12.7.18
SEX

The Fat Person's Guide to Facesitting

“I used to be scared that I was going to literally kill someone...then I realized that if a man dies while his face is being sat on, he died doing what he loved.”
Amanda Scriver
12.6.18
LGBTQ

How an Online Forum for Moms Became a Toxic Hotbed of Transphobia

Mumsnet boasts of its political influence and hosts chats with Hillary Clinton and UK politicians. So how has it become ground zero for British transphobia?
Eve Livingston
12.6.18
sexual violence

Spain Erupts in Protests as Court Upholds 'Wolf Pack' Gang Rape Acquittal

The five men bragged about raping women in their Whatsapp group chat and filmed themselves sexually assaulting a teenage girl during Pamplona's annual running of the bulls festival.
Sirin Kale
12.5.18
marriage

The WhatsApp Group Fighting Virginity Tests in India

Newly-married women in the Kanjarbhat community must submit to a humiliating test to prove their chastity. Members of Stop The V-Ritual say it's time for the practice to end.
Payal Mohta
12.4.18
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
Unfollow Me

'I Absolutely Have PTSD': When Stalking Ruins Your Mental Health

Stalking doesn't just end when the perpetrator leaves you alone. It can have a lifelong and damaging impact on some victims' mental health.
Dominique Sisley
11.29.18
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