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Contraception
Contraception

How Does the Annovera Contraceptive Ring Actually Work?

The manufacturers of the new, long-lasting contraceptive ring Annovera argue that the device, which is self-insertable and can be worn internally for up to a year, will revolutionize birth control for low-income women.
Sirin Kale
15 hours ago
Art
Art

Subversive Artwork That Breaks Free of the 'Pale, Male, and Stale' Art World

The group show "Neither Here, Nor There" brings together 21 women and nonbinary artists of color to explore notions of home, belonging, and identity
Zing Tsjeng
8.9.18
Culture
Culture

All the Drama That Nearly Kept 'Heathers' from Making It to Theaters

We spoke to the "Heathers" screenwriter, director, and cast to celebrate the cult classic's upcoming 30th anniversary.
Sirin Kale
8.6.18
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We Polled 12,000 People: Over a Third Said They've Been Stalked

Over a third of VICE UK followers on Snapchat told us that they had been stalked.
Zing Tsjeng
8.1.18
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Unpacking the Dangerous Myths That Stop Women From Reporting their Stalkers

Three out of five British victims don't report stalking to the police. An anti-stalking expert debunks the damaging misconceptions that prevent women reaching out for help.
Sirin Kale
8.1.18
Internet
Internet

Why Memes Express the Feeling of Disassociating Better Than Words Do

Disassociation is an isolating and sometimes indescribable experience in which sufferers feel disconnected from reality, or even from their own identity. For some, memes are the best way to describe that feeling.
Leonie Shinn-Morris
7.31.18
beauty
beauty

These Very Glam Portraits Celebrate the Beauty of Double Chins

For its latest issue, London-based queer zine Polyester wanted to highlight the double chin as part of a message of fat acceptance and body positivity.
Sirin Kale
7.30.18
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'I Felt Like a Trapped Animal': 6 Women Describe What It's Like to Be Stalked

Stalking can affect anyone, at any point in their lives—and it can be a frightening and life-alteringly horrible experience.
Sirin Kale
Jenna Mahale
7.25.18
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What Would It Really Take to Keep Stalking Victims Safe?

The Stalking Threat Assessment Centre (STAC) is a groundbreaking new Metropolitan Police initiative trying to save lives and protect victims. It's got its work cut out for it.
Sirin Kale
7.24.18
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After My Ex Stalked Me Online, I Saw The Dark Side Of Romantic Obsession

Thanks to a childhood spent watching romantic comedies with forceful male leads, I thought love was persistent and never gave up—until my ex stalked me after our breakup.
Nana Baah
7.24.18
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Alice Reported Her Stalker to the Police Twice. 5 Days Later, He Murdered Her

After Alice Ruggles broke up with her ex-boyfriend, he began relentlessly stalking her before killing her in 2016. Alice's family tells her story.
Sirin Kale
7.23.18
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49 British Women Were Killed By Men They Previously Reported To Police

Broadly asked every UK police force how many women were killed in the last three years by the partners, exes, or stalkers they'd already reported to the authorities.
Sirin Kale
7.23.18