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witchcraft

Cast This Venus Retrograde Spell to Tap Into Your Inner Wisdom

"Everyday Magic" author Semra Haksever crafted a bespoke ritual just for Broadly.
Semra Haksever
10.22.18
Unfollow Me

This Influential UK Parliamentary Committee Just Backed a Stalkers Register

The Home Affairs Select Committee, which advises British lawmakers on policy, announced its support of a national database of serial stalkers and domestic abuse perpetrators.
Sirin Kale
10.21.18
You Make Me Wanna

Tuxedo Mask's Unconditional Love for Sailor Moon Was Revolutionary—And Hot

Usagi was a loud-mouth cry-baby with a voracious appetite—and Mamoru thought she was perfect. Growing up, Tuxedo Mask showed me that, one day, I'd meet someone who'd love me for who I was.
Janelle Lassalle
10.19.18
LGBTQ

Respond to the Gender Recognition Act Consultation

The consultation closes on Monday, so now is your last chance.
Broadly Staff
10.19.18
tv

Witchcraft in TV and Movies Has Always Been Gay as Hell

From Willow and Tara in "Buffy" to Sabrina the Teenage Witch's co-parenting aunts, pop culture has always had a magical queer streak.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.18.18
My First Time

I Tie People in Knots For Erotic Theater

Gestalta is a performance artist specializing in shibari, the Japanese art of erotic rope-tying. She explains why shibari is all about the power exchange between rigger and model.
Gestalta
10.18.18
crime

Feminist Activists Fear Misandry Could Become a Hate Crime in the UK

Prejudice against men could be outlawed under proposed changes to the law, but some women fear that men's rights activists could abuse the protections to silence them.
Sirin Kale
10.17.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Rescue a Friend From a Creeper

Because sometimes horrible people just can't take a hint.
Angela Hui
10.17.18
high school

High School Swaps Homecoming Royalty for Gender-Inclusive 'Liberty Leaders'

Two Iowa high schools have announced they've phased out homecoming kings and queens in favor of a gender-neutral approach. And other schools across the country are already following suit.
Sirin Kale
10.16.18
Television

This New Netflix Show Is About an Afro-Colombian, Time-Traveling Teen Witch

"Siempre Bruja" tells the story of a 19-year-old who is burnt at the stake in the 17th century and wakes up in present-day Cartagena.
Zing Tsjeng
10.12.18
My First Time

How I Seek Out Intimacy as an Asexual Person

As a queer, asexual person I often felt like an outsider growing up. But now I've found my community of people like me, in a society that seems to revolve around sex.
Soofiya
10.11.18
LGBTQ

I Learned How to Permanently Remove Hair to Help Trans People Like Me

Siobhan Reilly trained to perform electrolysis because she knows just how much facial hair can cause dysphoric pain to transgender women. Now, she's opened her own hair removal salon in Manchester, UK.
Lola Phoenix
10.9.18