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stalking

The Relentless Horror of Being Stalked as an Instagram Star

Andreea Cristina Bolbea has endured stalkers attempting to sabotage her career, ruin her marriage, and visit her home unannounced.
Andreea Cristina Bolbea
2 days ago
Culture

How Yayoi Kusama Beat the Art World At Its Own Game

When Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was shut out of the New York art world in the 1960s, she forged her own path instead.
Ione Gamble
2 days ago
Unfollow Me

Should You Tell Your Ex's New Partner They're Dating an Abuser?

Social media makes it easier than ever to keep tabs on an abusive ex, but is it ever a good idea to warn their new partner about them?
Kate Lloyd
4 days ago
Unfollow Me

5 Women on How Much Their Stalker Cost Them

From moving house to weekly therapy sessions, being a stalking victim can be expensive. Five women break down exactly how much their abusers cost them.
Sirin Kale
5 days ago
Life

I Tried Cryotherapy to Cope with My Global Warming Anxiety

Spoiler alert: It was cold.
Zing Tsjeng
5 days ago
Music

Palestinian Rapper Makimakkuk Dreams of a Borderless Future

Makimakkuk a.k.a. Majdal Nijim makes emotive and uplifting music about the realities of life in the West Bank under Israeli occupation.
Sirin Kale
5 days ago
sex work

Common Myths About Sex Work, Debunked By Sex Workers

Sex work is one of the most maligned forms of labor, and often subject to misrepresentation and speculation. We asked two leading sex worker activists to break down some of the most common misconceptions.
Frankie Mullin
11.9.18
crime

Anti-Abortion 'Terrorist' Who Shot George Tiller Is Out of Jail

Army of God extremist Shelley Shannon described her attempted murder of the abortion doctor as "holy, most righteous thing I've ever done."
Sirin Kale
11.8.18
Photos

Evocative Portraits Exploring Black Femmes' Relationship with Hair

In the new photography show "Plaits, Princesses + Pink Moisturizer," Black women and nonbinary people from the UK talk about how their hair influences their identity and everyday lives.
Zing Tsjeng
11.7.18
uk

I Went Plastic-Free for My Beauty Routine. Here's What Happened

The cosmetics industry is one of the biggest plastic polluters globally. But what happens when a beauty junkie like me tried to swerve plastic for a whole week?
Sirin Kale
11.6.18
sex work

Sex Workers Are the Original Feminists

An excerpt from Juno Mac and Molly Smith's "Revolting Prostitutes," a book that platforms the voices of sex workers.
Juno Mac
Molly Smith
11.6.18
sexual assault

‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Director Accused of Sexual Assault

A 29-year-old actress alleges that Abdellatif Kechiche sexually assaulted her at a dinner party in Paris this year.
Sirin Kale
11.2.18