Let’s be clear: Kink and consent have to be a package deal.

Graphic by Sara Schleede


This article is one of the six profiles I have written about Turkish restaurant owners in New York and London. All of these articles came together for my senior thesis which looked at how food eaten in a particular culture is influenced by nationality, geography and politics. Food grounds people in a culture, and in a foreign country that is one of the few ways you can feel closer to home. I also made a short documentary that you can watch here.


Thank you for a truck-load of fried eggs.


This article is one of the six profiles I have written about Turkish restaurant owners in New York and London. All of these articles came together for my senior thesis which looked at how food eaten in a particular culture is influenced by nationality, geography and politics. Food grounds people in a culture, and in a foreign country that is one of the few ways you can feel closer to home. I also made a short documentary that you can watch here.


This article is one of the six profiles I have written about Turkish restaurant owners in New York and London. All of these articles came together for my senior thesis which looked at how food eaten in a particular culture is influenced by nationality, geography and politics. Food grounds people in a culture, and in a foreign country that is one of the few ways you can feel closer to home. I also made a short documentary that you can watch here.


This article is one of the six profiles I have written about Turkish restaurant owners in New York and London. All of these articles came together for my senior thesis which looked at how food eaten in a particular culture is influenced by nationality, geography and politics. Food grounds people in a culture, and in a foreign country that is one of the few ways you can feel closer to home. I also made a short documentary that you can watch here.


“They are not intended to allow you to be comfortable in 0 degree weather in a snowstorm sitting outside in a bikini.”

Illustration by Sara Schleede.


While the pandemic sweeps across the nation, the nightlife industry in New York City struggles to keep afloat.

Photo illustration by Téa Kvetenadze


Governor Andrew Cuomo said the decision comes after establishments failed to comply with existing regulations.

Waitress graphic by Maggie Chirdo.


The U.S. Supreme Court ruling allows employers to withhold contraceptives from their employees insurance on the basis of religious and moral objection.

Graphic of birth control by Izzie Ramirez.
Graphic of birth control by Izzie Ramirez.
Graphic of birth control by Izzie Ramirez.

Yasmin Gulec

Istanbulite in New York. Journalist-ish. Passionate about food, drink, politics, culture and nightlife. Anthony Bourdain #1 Fan. https://www.yasminsblog.com/

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