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

As a child I never really felt comfortable swimming. This anxiety followed me into my adulthood so I decided to challenge myself. I wanted to feel more confident when swimming at the beach or a pool.

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