Here’s What Little Girls Are Made Of

Female ambition is known to drop precipitously during middle school. We asked six girls about their future career plans, and photographed their answers.

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Hannah & Annie, Friends 4 Ever

A look back at the tight-knit friendship and troubled adolescence of two teenage girls who went their separate ways—then found one another all over again.

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Everything Is Okay

5 Parts | 27 min In this darkly comic new digital series, a young woman navigates her way around New York. It can be hard when you're looking at an Instagram that goes into the future, debating entering a portal into an alternate dimension, or battling your own roommates during an apocalypse.

A Girl’s Guide to Egg Freezing

Many women are availing themselves of egg-freezing technology. Here’s a user guide, kind of.

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Miscarriages of Justice

In El Salvador, abortion is totally banned, and women can be charged with murder for birth complications or miscarriages.

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Taking inspiration from 1970s feminist art collective See Red Women’s Workshop, we commissioned a collection of posters from artists with something to say about the current state of gender politics.

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Under the Covers at Taiwan’s Tacky ‘Love Motels’

A Taiwanese photographer’s husband cheated on her. In response, she began photographing her country’s trashy love motels.

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Lean on Me: 12 Women on Female Mentorship

One of the biggest professional challenges a woman can face is finding the right mentor. We photographed six pairs of mentor/mentees to learn more.

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The Ninny and Her Prince Charming

In this exclusive excerpt from an upcoming book, a woman waiting for her Prince Charming learns a tough lesson about love.

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Women’s public bathrooms are special places, sanctuaries where folks of all ages, colors, and shapes come together for conversation, relief, self-reflection, and respite from—or reinforcement of—societal pressures around femininity. Here, we look at a sampling of work focused on this uniquely female and often safest of spaces.

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The Magic of Animal Menopause

Scientists have been puzzling for years about why only three species in the animal kingdom are known to go through menopause. New research might hold the answer.

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The Female Condition

Being a woman in 2017 is incredibly confusing. To get insight into the experience, we asked a collection of interesting women what their gender means to them.

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There Were So Many Women Who Paved the Way

America was built in part by truckers, the people who move goods and products from place to place. Writer Mary Pilon explores the history of women whose contributions to the trucking industry are often overlooked.

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Female Bank Robbers

A peak into a mysterious Instagram full of women (allegedly) robbing banks.

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The Girl Detectives

A crime club at the University of Pittsburgh takes its investigations seriously—and so do the police.

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Welcome to Slimetown

Elmer’s Glue has increased production eightfold thanks to the slime craze this year alone. We asked one teenager to explain it.

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