Since saying goodbye to my foster daughter, I’ve been in the throes of ambiguous grief. Here’s why it’s so complicated.

Everything in our home still reminds me of her, and I can’t bear to change a thing in her room

I hated my bullies in middle school. Here’s what happened when one of them messaged me years later.

I never thought I’d interact with my middle school bully again — so the Facebook message came as a complete shock

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

I hate my recurring, pointless dreams, so I’m trying to train my subconscious mind. Here’s how.

I’ve been practicing how to lucid dream for weeks — and have had one success so far

Martial arts made me appreciate my body like never before. Here’s why.

Training has been truly revolutionary for me

I’ve spent years trying to fix everyone else’s life. It’s time to tend to my own.

I’m so deeply invested in friends and family that I barely take care of myself

The biggest new comic-arts festival reflects better representation for women. Here’s how.

Some female artists say that’s in part due to more opportunities for them in the graphic novel and webcomic arena

Someday, we’ll live in a world where women aren’t targets. Until then, I’ll keep asking my girlfriends to text me when they get home.

Women have to be constantly vigilant in a way that men don’t