Questioning the male gaze through art, culture and photography
How a new generation of artists is exploring female sexuality
Natalie Krim, Nikki Peck, and Sarah Whalen on the complexities of using social media to reclaim erotic art from the male gaze.
the power of women designing for women
With luxury resale sites reporting rising demand for Phoebe Philo-era Céline, Susie Lau reflects on the importance of female fashion design.
19 photographers making fashion's gaze more representative
After Beyoncé helped Tyler Mitchell become the first black photographer to shoot a Vogue US cover in its 126-year history, we celebrate a new generation of POC and LGBTQI image-makers changing culture right now.
grrrl gang manila is causing a feminist riot in the philippines
In a country where abortion is still illegal, the radical collective is fighting for tangible change — and screaming punk songs in Girl Scout uniforms.
the female-directed horror so terrifying paramedics were called to the screening
Watch the trailer for the bloody thriller flipping the male gaze on its head. Just don’t do it on your own.
lara croft: feminist hero or just another male fantasy?
Tracing the history of the most famous female computer game character, and figuring out her place in the world (real and virtual) today.
this photographer is redefining the male gaze for today’s post-binary world
Frustrated by tired tropes and industry obsessions, London-based photographer Joseph Barrett focused his lens on the men around him. The result is a series of portraits that explores post-modern masculinity.
what is the relevance of the male and female gaze in a world where gender is fluid
Currently working on a new photo book, we talk to the trailblazing artist about divas, diversity and deconstructing societal norms.