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

Most people don’t know I’m Mexican until I tell them. I look white and have a white last name. I am fiercely proud of my heritage, but can’t fully immerse myself due to a language barrier. I have unique experiences with Mexico that I hold near and dear: food, places and family. And I have family members directly affected by dangerous policies from the Trump administration. How can I use my privilege to help?

I stumbled upon Facebook’s mortality settings — and realized I had an important decision to make

I was confronted with the mortality of my body and the immortality of the self I leave on social media

Meet Worrier Girl: A superhero defined by impostor syndrome

Marvel at her ability to feel like a fraud at absolutely everything she does

A chronic illness upended my life. I’m still trying to find a new normal.

Should I talk about my diagnosis on a first date? Tell my friends if I’m feeling particularly awful?