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

The first time I tried virtual reality was so cathartic.

I avoided VR for a long time because of how silly people look while playing, but once I put on the headset I didn’t care what my body looked like.

Recognizing myself as just a consciousness and not feeling tethered to any anatomy was so freeing.

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