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Sure, having a kid still takes an egg and some sperm, but while scientists work on overturning that truism, single women and lesbians have a variety of options to get knocked up without the hook-up. A new German law has made it easier than ever. more

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Rounding out Women's Month, we present one last kick-ass Berlinerin: Elisa Rosi, the guiding light behind Kastanienallee's Lichtblick Kino! more

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Are you a leaning-in power-Frau or more of a cacao type of gal? Is your pussy on lock or does it grab back? Take our quiz and find out your true empowerment style. more

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Women might not ever need to fight for their lives on the streets of Berlin, but one American expat wants them to be prepared anyway. Meet Susie Kahlich. more

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A current and a former “sextremist” bare all about #MeToo, rape culture and their diverging paths. more

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German women grabbing the hyper-masculine image of bikers by the balls: welcome to Berlin’s own all-female motorcycle club. Thomas Wintle infiltrated the increasingly popular gang to find out what keeps their engines running. more

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With gruelling hours, sniping colleagues and testosterone laced atmospheres, the food and drink industry is one of Germany’s most misogynous. The few women who’ve made it don’t have time to discuss gender equality – they just do it. more

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She was Berlin’s original hipster artist, a bold and fashionable Weimar Frau who never shied away from using her image to sell her art. Once known worldwide as “The Sintenis”, Renée Sintenis is today remembered as the creator of the Berlinale Bär. more

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They're grinding sausages, forming motorcycle gangs, masturbating and having man-free babies... our new issue's all about Berlin's empowered women. Plus Kreuzberg vs. Google, your March in culture, entertainment and food, and much more! more

Whether programmers, Kino founders or festival curators, for our February issue we found 12 women who are shaking up the city’s cinema scene. The first: Final Girls Berlin (Feb 1-3 at Friedrichshain’s Ladenkino) curator Sara Neidorf. more

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Intersectional feminism has hit the Berlin music scene! With the We Make Waves festival and conference on the horizon (Nov 9-11), we looked at initiatives that support female musicians and DJs while inviting other marginalised groups to the party. more

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Need a shot of estrogen to counteract the pure masculinity of Rummelsnuff? June has you covered and then some. Here's our festival guide. more

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Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: why it’s okay for gay men to flirt with straight girls. more

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End your November with art presented by the Akademie der Künste. Camaro Stiftung hosts 150 years of the Association of Berlin Women Artists, while AdK's Uncertain States has a number events, including "A World Not Ours" on Nov 17. more

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Emerson is a human rights activist, a mum of three and wife of US Ambassador John B. Emerson. Emerson speaks at Women & Leadership: The Path Ahead on Wed, Oct 12, 7pm at the VW Forum. more

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Alexandra Georgieva of the Friedrichstadt-Palast talks training the next generation of dancers and shares her take on sexism in theatre ahead of the second of our Palast-Talks, "Female Decision-Makers In Dance And Theatre" on Jun 2, 18:00. more

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All is not well in the land of Merkel. Despite Germany's progressive reputation, sexism is still alive and kicking. Meanwhile, Berlin's new wave of feminists are fighting their own battles... Read all about it in our May issue, on stands now! more

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Can you cover your head, stay home with the kids, sell your body to men... and still proudly champion women’s rights? These three Berliners can and do. more

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Anna Alex and Julia Bösch of online personal stylist The Outfittery.

Flowers, fashion, periods: why Berlin’s start-up scene sticks to traditional gender roles, and what can be done about it. more

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Starting this Fri, May 6, it’s the Super Bowl of German theatre, a two-week celebration of 10 top plays – and this year, for the first time ever, Theatertreffen has reached gender parity. Here are the women to watch. Through May 22. more

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