Joan Didion, who had long resisted being the subject of a documentary, granted her relatives use of a host of unseen material.
Cracked Crystal Promises
Lisa Smith breaks the stigma around cocaine addiction, particularly for women.
Amandla Stenberg as a Voice Against Cultural Appropriation
Amandla Stenberg is one of many influential black women embracing the concept of black girl magic for the advancement of women of color.
Review: Meg Wolitzer’s “The Female Persuasion”
“The Female Persuasion” follows a bright but soft-spoken high school suburbanite through a series of events that lead to her identification as a capital F feminist.
Poetry: Occult Autumnal by Lisa Russ Spaar
Poetry by Lisa Russ Spaar and illustrations by Chika Osaka.
LSD. Lysergic acid diethylmide. Who knows what that is? Not me.
Monankim, a Photo Series by Jenevieve Aken
In her photo series “Monankim,” Nigerian photographer Jenevieve Aken captures the entry into womanhood as experienced through the women of the Bakor people.
Art by Christina Quarles & Poetry by Christine Kitano
As a Queer, cisgender woman who is black but is often mistaken as white, artist Christina Quarles engages with the world from different positions.
The Magic and True Meaning of Hysteria
Emotion has historically been silenced as a sign of female weakness and labeled as “hysteria” in our culture.
Can a Woman Over 50 Magically Recreate Herself?
The answer is yes—and she must. Clinical psychologist Cecilia Dintino talks about the importance of overcoming the void.
Overseas Romances: Why Do We Fall So Easily When We Travel?
Sometimes it just takes leaving home to fall in love. Hear about the unlikely travel romances of these three seasoned globetrotters.
The Curious Story of Composer Rosemary Brown
Brown composed hundreds of pieces of music. Does her other-worldly inspiration subvert or uphold the stereotypes confronting female composers?
The Magic Issue
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