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

Clothes are, and always have been, a fun way of expressing myself. I used to get a lot of attention for the way I dressed. While most of my peers in art school would go for relaxed and edgy outfits, I was always the one in tight dresses, heels and signature eyeliner. I wouldn’t be caught dead in sneakers or even a button-down shirt.

It took me really long time to realize that my internalized homophobia was one of the reasons I felt so much pressure to dress in a high femme way. I felt safer if I could pass as straight.

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine

The comics that captured 2021

As another turbulent year draws to a close, we rounded up 10 of our favorite comics