Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I think I’m not alone when I describe last year as an absolute barren desert of creativity and joy. On a personal level, my graphic novel memoir pitch went nowhere, every comic I made felt like swimming against a riptide and I couldn’t even muster the desire to draw.

I hadn’t realized how much I had tied my self-worth, my understanding of who I was, up in my art. It didn’t feel dangerous while I was crafting my identity as an artist — I was happy to define myself that way. Making art was what I loved doing the most, what I loved most about myself. But when my creative spirit and joy dried up in the face of anxiety and depression, it was as close to an existential crisis as I’ve ever come. If I didn’t create any art, what was the meaning of my life?

It’s a big week for abortion at the Supreme Court. Here’s what to know.

A Lily reporter shares her rundown of the Texas and Mississippi cases

Her dream was to be a Muppeteer. Her Korean American ‘Sesame Street’ character just made history.

Kathleen Kim is the woman behind Ji-Young, the first Asian American muppet. We spoke to them about their Thanksgiving debut.

My grandfather founded the National Day of Mourning to dispel the myth of Thanksgiving. I’m carrying on his legacy.

Every year, I march to tell the true history of the European conquest of the United States