More Black Women Are Carrying Guns Than Ever Before. But Could I?

After we were both shaken by the killing of Philando Castile, I promised my father I'd learn to shoot.

Would Being Black for an Hour Change Your Perspective?

The women of Hyphen-Labs are using virtual reality to put other people in their shoes.

The Club Helping Women of Color Finally Talk About Depression

Elyse Fox isn’t keeping quiet about her depression anymore, and she doesn’t want other women to have to, either.

He Defended the Woman Who Drowned Her Five Children — Then Dedicated His Life to Making Sure It Never Happens Again

The notorious case of Andrea Yates was the first time many people – including George Parnham – had ever heard of postpartum...

Teen Zine Queens

A cornerstone of the ’90s Riot Grrrl movement, staples and Sharpies are making a comeback.

For These Orthodox Jewish Designers, Leopard Print is the New “Modest” Fashion

In hot pink and spandex, these are not your grandma’s shmatas.

Someone Posted My Phone Number On Craigslist and Said I Wanted Strange Men to Rape Me

The epidemic of online harassment is out of control. I have no idea who dragged me into this, but as a survivor of sexual assault, the unstoppable barrage of lewd messages has...

How the Fiercest Warrior in “Wonder Woman” Kicked Her Way Into Hollywood

This Swedish kickboxing champion devoted her life to the sport. When a terrifying health scare knocked her out, she found a surprising second act on the big screen.

Emma Sulkowicz is More Than “That Mattress-Toting Sexual Assault Activist”

She earned worldwide fame for her campus protest. Now this empowered 24-year-old is getting into S&M – and taking on the art-world establishment.