Paintings full of ceremony, mysticism, and sisterhood that remain electric with desire, even when the object of desire is a mystery.
A generation of women read the Harry Potter series as teens, Twilight in college, and Fifty Shades of Grey in their twenties. Five readers discuss what it meant to them.
The rear ends of black women appear to be pop culture’s current favorite commodity. But Nicki Minaj’s new video is anything but so simple.
Nobody stands between one cyclist and her cheese on a vegetable-fueled bike tour through Eastern Europe.
Mainstream country music is dominated by bros singing about girls in cutoffs and drinking tequila. But some female country artists are ready to exchange fire.
Eve becomes a woman of many lives, whether trying her first cigarette or weeping in a wedding dress.
Drawing inspiration from those who went before, and those still to come, in the waitress wars and beyond.
A court order is found buried in a desk. A private detective is hired. But tracking down a doppelgänger is not the same as confronting one.
Even someone who writes erotica for a living has to find ways to get through moments of shame.
Disney’s Frozen juggernaut has been criticized for “sexy walking.” But the roots of what’s wrong lie in Midwestern pageants, not hip-hop videos.
After a death in the family, a precious musical instrument must be transported a thousand-plus miles. Should it break, a lot more is at stake than just music.
A family that relies on the satisfactions of the logical—calculus, physics, chemistry—finds itself haunted by ghosts.