Painter Natasha Wright is not interested in conventional ideas surrounding beauty—her work seeks to present women in a strong and powerful way.
Trans artist Poppy DeltaDawn believes in evolution and pliability. Her work is a reminder of impermanence and the constant transformation of bodies.
Artist Alyssa McClenaghan uses materials typically found in construction to examine concepts of labor, femininity, and gender.
Multimedia artist Nicole Havekost shares her intentions on her exhibit “Chthonic” and her advice for other artists dealing with rejection.
American photographer and artist Cindy Sherman established her decades-long career by focusing her work on a very specific person—herself.
When Wanda (played by Barbara Loden) divorces her husband and leaves her two small children behind, she is quickly stripped of her identity.
World champion ballroom dancer Yulia Zagoruychenko shares insights on her career in dance and how she sees it evolving.
BDSM and kink educator Yin Q discusses labels for women with Kristen Sollee, author of “witches, sluts, feminists.”
Figurative painter Sam Rueter lets women present their story the way they want it to be seen.
Even as a sex columnist, sex is not what comes to mind for Sid Azmi when thinking about pleasure. Azmi’s ultimate indulgence is “time of one’s own.”
As a Queer, cisgender woman who is black but is often mistaken as white, artist Christina Quarles engages with the world from different positions.
Emotion has historically been silenced as a sign of female weakness and labeled as “hysteria” in our culture.
How do you read a body completely covered in patterned fabric? Artist Alia Ali obscures culture, race, and gender to unveil our assumptions about identity.
Sid Azmi, the owner of a Brooklyn sex shop, says “pleasure begins with the permission to self-love.” Sex toys should be a part of that.