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

As December comes to an end, I am contemplating the past year and how I fit into the bigger picture. Now is the time to self-reflect about what I can do in the upcoming year. Should I be optimistic or realistic? What personal changes do I need to make? How do I accept 2018 and move forward into 2019?

Welcome to Menstrualand, the world’s first period theme park

This place isn’t real, but I sure wish it were

I signed up for the extra money, but cat-sitting came with unexpected benefits

House-sitting and cat-sitting have been healing

I’m half-Mexican, but I pass for white. Here’s what it feels like to inhabit two racial identities.

I’m fiercely proud of my heritage, but can’t fully immerse myself due to a language barrier