Zanele Muholi is on a mission to rewrite the visual history of the black LGBTI community in South Africa, and expose rampant violence and discrimination
We rely on photos to convey stories from around the world. What’s at stake when so few of those stories are told by women?
Beneath her family’s polished facade, Frances F. Denny explores the rigid constructs of femininity passed down over generations, and her complicated place on the family tree
In a series of photographs that began with her mother, the world-renowned artist shows us her muses, dispelling a history of harmful stereotypes
The award-winning director of viral video “Like a Girl” discusses her fascinating career, exploring how American culture shapes young women and girls
LaToya Ruby Frazier’s striking portraits of herself, her mom, and her grandmother show the effects of economic decline and health care inequity in her hometown
Women have been excluded from the world of sushi for a number of ludicrous reasons, including the temperature of their hands — but not this trailblazing chef, Nakaba Miyazaki.
A powerful documentary project introduces us to Marta, a woman whose life is far more complex than her on-screen persona
Rising photography star Lula Hyers is part of a generation of young women using Instagram as a tool for education and activism
A new historical film examines the life of a free-thinking queen who defied gender stereotypes while ruling a nation in turmoil
Lina Hashim grew up between cultures as a Muslim in Denmark. She’s documenting similar young people thwarting strict moral codes and getting intimate in public spaces.
Mark Tuschman’s photographs find truth and beauty in the resilience exercised daily by millions of women and girls facing violence and oppression
Banning hashtags like #curvy that relate to the female body isn’t only sexist, it doesn’t seem to be working