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

When the dangers and restrictions of the pandemic seem like they’ll last forever, it’s hard not to feel down. One way to build hope is to imagine yourself in the future, when the pandemic is over and life has hopefully improved. I tried it out — here’s what happened.

From periods to powerlifting: Over 200 people told us what’s been mansplained to them

We asked our Instagram followers to share their most egregious examples of mansplaining

I got sober during the pandemic. What will happen when my friends meet this version of me?

When isolation began, I was still a boozy social butterfly

The link between intimate partner violence and mass shootings

Police believe domestic violence was ‘at the core’ of the Colorado Springs shooting