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Gender
  • Media
  • October 14 2015, 5:11 PM

Pitchfork's female contributors respond to Condé Nast's acquisition and "millennial males” comment

Pitchfork's female contributors respond to Condé Nast's acquisition and "millennial males” comment

Condé Nast's chief digital officer Fred Santarpia said that the music site's value comes from a “very passionate audience of millennial males." We asked female contributors to respond.

Inside the largest queer event at New York Fashion Week
  • Fashion
  • September 18 2015, 2:31 PM

Inside the largest queer event at New York Fashion Week

Photographer Andrew Boyle captured some of the characters whose diversity gave life to the VERGE New York Fashion Week show.

How the fashion industry chases the internet, with VFiles' Preston Chaunsumlit
  • Wellness
  • August 12 2015, 11:18 AM

How the fashion industry chases the internet, with VFiles' Preston Chaunsumlit

The fashion designer turned entertainer talks about 90s top models, robots, and how porn is paving the way for innovative fashion.

  • News
  • August 10 2015, 12:22 PM

Target will remove gender-specific signs for kids toys

Target will remove gender-specific signs for kids toys

Target announced that in several sections of their stores, they will omit signage that suggests that certain products are for people of a particular gender.

  • News
  • July 10 2015, 3:49 PM

Boys are tired of women being portrayed as sex objects in video games, study finds

Boys are tired of women being portrayed as sex objects in video games, study finds

A new study reveals that out of 1,400 United States players, 47% of middle schoolers and 61% of high school boys agree that women are too sexualized in the gaming culture.

  • Fashion
  • July 6 2015, 6:37 PM

The internet is for queers: an interview with “Gender Is Over”
t-shirt creators

The internet is for queers: an interview with “Gender Is Over”
t-shirt creators

We interviewed Gender Is Over’s Marie McGwier and Nina Mashurova about fashion, the future of genderqueer youth, and what it’s like to be all over Miley Cyrus’s Instagram.

  • News
  • July 6 2015, 1:50 PM

Male dragon lizards are becoming female because of climate change

Male dragon lizards are becoming female because of climate change

Researchers at the University of Canberra have determined that when exposed to higher temperatures, male dragon lizards genetically morph into females.

  • News
  • June 29 2015, 2:53 PM

Female genital mutilation officially outlawed in Nigeria

Female genital mutilation officially outlawed in Nigeria

The practice is now condemned under the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act of 2015, which aims to stop psychological, sexual, and physical violence towards women.

  • News
  • March 6 2015, 11:28 AM

Court forces US military to refer to Chelsea Manning as female

Court forces US military to refer to Chelsea Manning as female

Chelsea Manning, the US Army whistle-blower, has won a court case in her effort to be recognized as female.

  • News
  • February 27 2015, 10:30 AM

Facebook's gender field is now open

Facebook's gender field is now open

Facebook pulls a 180 by allowing its users to write in their own genders.