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Ireland Has Legalized Abortion. Now What?

As the dust settles from Ireland's historic decision to decriminalize abortion, doctors and activists debate how to implement a healthcare system that makes the procedure accessible for everyone.
Brian O'Flynn
6.14.18
Culture
Culture

Stockholm Bans Sexist Advertising in Public Spaces

City authorities in the Swedish capital voted near-unanimously to keep "offensive or upsetting" imagery off the streets.
Sirin Kale
6.13.18
politics
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
Culture
Culture

Nightclub Accused of Charging Black Women Twice as Much as White Women

Drama, a club at the swanky Hilton Hotel in London, describes itself as a "new home for the loud and vibrant."
Sirin Kale
6.12.18
abortion
abortion

With Abortion Now Legal in Ireland, What Happens for the North?

As the dust settles from Ireland's momentous decision to legalize abortion, many in Northern Ireland—where it is still criminalized—believe it is their turn to follow suit. But much needs to happen before Northern Irish women achieve reproductive rights.
Roisin Lanigan
6.8.18
Culture
Culture

Topical Cream is the Art Platform Centering Artists Sidelined By Patriarchy

The New York-based group promotes contemporary artwork by women and gender non-conforming people—and they're taking over your feeds and favorite galleries.
Zing Tsjeng
6.7.18
My First Time
My First Time

How I Got Over My Fear of Sexual Intimacy After Being Heartbroken

After my long-term relationship ended, I struggled with the idea of sex, dating, and being intimate with someone new. But a chance encounter with a female bartender changed all of that.
Trisha O'Bannon
6.7.18
rape
rape

The Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner Has Been Removed From Office

Santa Clara County voters cast their ballots in favor of recalling Aaron Persky, the Californian judge who sentenced Brock Turner to six months in jail.
Sirin Kale
6.6.18
supernatural
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 rights
reproductive rights

On Board the Controversial Bus Giving Out Illegal Abortion Pills in Northern Ireland

Northern Irish pro-choice activists are mobilizing in the wake of Ireland's decision to repeal the Eighth Amendment. We join protesters handing out abortion pills in one of the most anti-choice nations in Europe.
Norma Costello
6.4.18
Sex
Sex

What Being a Phone Sex Operator Taught Me About Lonely Men

"I had one caller who wanted me to pretend I was a fat squirrel, jumping from tree to tree."
Angelica Whyte
5.31.18
Art
Art

How Frida Kahlo's Husband Tried to Lock Away Her Letters to Other Lovers

Diego Rivera hid Kahlo's personal possessions in a bathroom and instructed a friend not to release them until 15 years after his death. Now the rediscovered objects are the subject of a new exhibition in London.
Katy Fallon
5.29.18