Best-selling author Jon Krakauer’s investigation into Missoula, Montana’s sexual assault crisis is a case study — and a condemnation — of a criminal justice system that is sadly typical.
One writer who suffered multiple miscarriages explains how stigma discourages Asian-American women from seeking reproductive and mental health care. Read that essay and other stories from BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Wired, and Oxford American.
During a bad break up, the police procedural was like comfort food to me. Your malady may vary.
I used to think the marriage equality movement was a distraction from more important queer issues. But that was before I went to an LGBT Wedding Expo in one of the only states where same-sex marriage is still banned.
On shows like Four Weddings, all of the culturally determined notions of what a wedding “should” be land on one woman’s shoulders: the bride’s. But many of them literally cannot win.
Stigma discourages Asian-American women like Purvi Patel from seeking the reproductive and mental health care they need. Anti-choice laws take care of the rest.
I lost my left ear in an accident almost four years ago. Only recently have I been able to feel like myself again.
This week, BuzzFeed exposed therapists who attempt to “cure” gay people. Read that and other stories from The Toast, The New Yorker, Salon, and more.
I went undercover in the UK to expose therapists who try to “cure” gay people. My experiences reveal why Obama is right to call for a ban.
BuzzFeed asked 50 people about the last time they had sex — and it wasn’t all P in the V, people. Extremely open, honest, and revealing answers ahead.
I do not “suffer” from my skin. It is a living work of art.
Two black actors discuss pilot season.
I’m a black actor who managed to land a role that in the past probably wouldn’t have even existed as an option for me.
The magazine said Sunday it failed to properly report the story alleging a brutal gang rape out of “deference” to the alleged victim. But that’s not what the newly released Columbia Journalism School review of the reporting says.
Office affairs can contribute to the perception that women are self-serving and untrustworthy. Just ask Ellen Pao.
I was in love with a man who hurt me. By staying with him, I was only hurting myself.
The most mellifluous words you’ll hear all day.
This week, BuzzFeed Ideas shared a series of essays from actors of color on their casting experiences. Read those stories and others from Medium, Jezebel, Pitchfork, The Atlantic, and more.
No, I’m not happy to “just be here.” Racism doesn’t vanish the moment we set foot into the ivory towers and glittering soirees of the literati.
“Casper lit me up, from kindergarten through the end of high school, and I miss him.”
Melissa Bank’s 15-year-old novel about a woman growing up is a handbook for life at all stages.
As a Taiwanese-American actor, I can’t afford to pass on every role that calls for an “Asian accent.” Sometimes the parts are even good. The problem is, I can’t do one.
“I once beat my husband at whist, and although he was peeved, I was very pleased.
Even after I was cast, the onus was on me to show the white, male writers how my character could be a black woman.
More diversity in television means more actors can leave the Weave Protection Program.
I’d always been self-conscious about my abdomen. When I got endometriosis, everyone else became conscious of it too.
I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when I was 24. Now every day is a battle with myself.
When my grandmother got sick, I became New England’s most sensitive fan.