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

I never expected to find anything about death when scrolling through my settings on Facebook. But then I stumbled upon Facebook’s mortality settings: settings made for the user to control what happens to their Facebook profile after they die. Confronted with the mortality of my body and the immortality of the self I leave on social media, I had a decision to make: Who will take over my social media after I die?

I’m fat. When thin people say they ‘need’ to lose weight, imagine how that makes me feel.

I know others don’t mean to offend me. But they do.

A stranger told her he had an ‘Asian fetish.’ Then things escalated.

Meg O’Shea’s story is one of many in ‘Drawing Power,’ a forthcoming collection of comics dealing with sexual violence and harassment

Navigating sobriety in my mid-20s hasn’t been easy. Here’s how I’ve managed to avoid alcohol for a year.

Concerts, comedy shows and industry nights always seem to be at bars