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

For the longest time I thought “I love you” was reserved for intense romantic relationships, like it was on TV. Every boy/girl friendship would eventually turn into a relationship on the shows I’d watch growing up.

I never got to see platonic love so I felt very uncomfortable saying “I love you” to friends, and even family.

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