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Beyoncé
Beyoncé

This Consciousness-Raising Cafe Wants You to Eat Like a Feminist

While the cultural definition of feminism has changed considerably since the 70s, the ethos of Bloodroot Restaurant and Feminist Bookstore has not.
Alicia Kennedy
2.7.18
chips
chips

Pepsi Thinks 2018 Is a Great Time to Start Making "Snacks for Women"

At long last—chips that ladies can eat, too!
Mayukh Sen
2.5.18
Gender
Gender

This Afghan Cafe Was Forced to Ban Men. Now, It May Have to Close.

Political pressure forced the nearly three-year-old Bamiyan Women's Café to ban unaccompanied men. The staff is not optimistic about what that means for the cafe's future.
Maija Liuhto
2.1.18
essay
essay

The First Time I Cooked for My Girlfriend's Family as a Trans Man

I felt like a bro, man, and that was invigorating for a transguy from a small, relatively conservative Connecticut town.
Fen Fenton
10.3.17
Gender
Gender

Gender Transition Made Me Re-Evaluate My Diet

Six months on "T" and three months spent as a vegan, I was waking up to the reality that testosterone alone would not give me the body I wanted. I sought the V-shape, which meant seriously re-evaluating my diet.
Fred McConnell
9.23.17
controversy
controversy

If You're a Man, You'll Pay 18% More at This Cafe

And the Internet is outraged.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.8.17
excerpt
excerpt

Jen Agg: Stop Calling Women 'Outspoken'

"When you're a woman... having opinions always translates to 'outspoken.'"
Jen Agg
5.18.17
beer
beer

Brewing Beer Has Always Been a Woman's Game

Women have been brewing beer since the days of ancient Egypt, and it was only after the Black Plague that it fell into the hands of men. Thankfully, women are now reclaiming an industry that was pretty much birthed by them.
Maya Oppenheim
3.8.17
veganism
veganism

The Rise of the Vegan Bro

Once the preserve of hemp fans and people who smoke apple bongs, veganism is now overrun with “bros”—guys who think meat is for pussies and call tofu “the tits.” But does such frat boy rhetoric actually help the movement?
Lara Williams
1.26.17
mexico
mexico

Cooking with Muxes, Mexico's Third Gender

Muxes are people who are born biologically male and dress as women—but they don't consider themselves cross-dressers or transgender. Instead, they are treated as “the third gender,” and they identify neither as men nor as women.
Luis Cobelo
11.26.16
veganism
veganism

Why Men Are Afraid of Going Vegan

The popularity of plant-based diets may be on the rise, but they are still overwhelmingly taken up by women. In order to find out why, I asked two very different experts: Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph, and radical feminist Carol J. Adams.
Brook Bolen
9.16.16
Rum
Rum

This Woman Is the Master Blender of One of the World's Best Rums

Lorena Vásquez, master blender of Ron Zacapa Centenario, made her way to the top in an industry dominated by men. Here is her story in her own words.
Margot Castañeda
8.14.16