I grew up and raised my family in Newtown, Connecticut — and own guns. After 26 of my neighbors were massacred, I signed up to see how the organization that controls our gun debates works.
Late night stays white because it’s taken everything it needs from black pioneers like Arsenio Hall. Comedian W. Kamau Bell weighs in on why that matters.
Why Jennifer Lawrence’s “dirty” photos shouldn’t — and probably won’t — make you think differently about her.
Why we swipe the way we swipe.
I still tell my friends I am in recovery so they will hold me accountable.
I used to think God made a mistake when he made me. This is how I realized I was wrong.
Young people will always find ways to talk about depression, self-harm, and internal pain. Right now these conversations are happening with hashtags on the internet.
The comedian, who never wanted to stop working, has died at 81.
A summer’s work at minimum wage used to easily pay for a whole year’s tuition. Not now.
Ali Ferzat, an award-winning satirist and cartoonist, takes on the Foley murder with a new drawing, exclusively published here. “We thought this would only affect the people of the Middle East. But now it has affected the United States directly.”
The incredibly popular Japanese writer just released his latest book in English. It’s a departure for him, and for me. (Minor spoilers, insofar as a Murakami book can be spoiled.)
You spin me right ‘round. And I’m not liking it.
Superstars like Jay Z, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne — fitful allies in the fight for civil rights — may be suffering from outrage fatigue.
“Sometimes we have to forget in order to keep loving the people we need to love.”
When I felt stuck, the only thing that helped was flinging myself off a ledge.
It’s easy to forget that most of the internet isn’t being looked at by anyone.
Mainstream contemporary culture isn’t into the idea of a masculine hero being a cold-blooded murderer or having a young male lover. Weird, right?
I told myself the reason I hadn’t shared this story was because I hadn’t been raped in the conventional sense, that it hadn’t really affected me. But that wasn’t the whole reason.
BuzzFeed LGBT editor Saeed Jones joins journalists Steven Thrasher and Dave Tuller to discuss sex, gay men, and what we are (and aren’t) doing. “Marriage and wedding registries are much easier to talk about than fucking.”
Established writers of color offer priceless advice for those just starting out.
How I learned to read Maya Angelou — lessons America is still learning.
Angelina Jolie has the best publicity game in Hollywood. Here’s how she does it.
I had to come out twice in middle school. Once as gay, but first as a Filipino immigrant.
Gay men have benefited the most from legal and cultural breakthroughs. We need to get over ourselves and care about issues that aren’t specifically about gay men.
“For too long a time in Europe, pro-life people did not really say clearly and directly what they believe.” After years on the margins of European politics, social conservatives are learning to fight back.
There’s a weird edge to the way Hollywood idolizes beautiful black women. And that’s putting it politely.
Nearly 900 journalists (anonymously) responded to BuzzFeed’s salary survey. Men and women appear to start their media careers on the same footing, but what happens at more senior levels?
I spent my teen and college years deep in a conservative Bible bubble. Here’s how abandoning my beliefs became the best thing I might always regret.
How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of career-threatening secrets.