For years, I played instruments like the banjo, harmonica, and guitar while not being able to hear myself. Now that I can hear, I’m learning just how wonderful the world of sound really is.
There is more to gender equality than making money. Four writers talk feminism, race, capitalism, and the appeal of some good, sexy class analysis.
Two years ago, I had bariatric surgery. I still can’t stop bingeing.
The pop star’s Pentecostalism asserts that God plays an intimate role in every decision she makes, no matter how large or small.
After a lifetime struggling with disordered eating, I’m still figuring out how to have a healthy relationship with my body and what I feed it.
Being a capital-G Girl is something that works for other people, and does not work for me. But it took me a while to get there.
We’ll make this as easy as possible.
It was about reaffirming Hollywood’s need for a neutered version of diversity.
The tepid response to John Legend’s Oscars speech — in contrast to his co-winner Common — was indicative of the way that Hollywood likes to deal with racism.
Soon after we fell in love, my boyfriend was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Over the course of the next year and a half, we learned what we could — and couldn’t — control.
It wasn’t easy, or cheap.
From personal experiences to Beyoncé and everything in between, people have found feminism in lots of different ways.
It’s a skill that, when employed properly, can banish someone attempting to throw shade back to the Dark Ages. Use with caution.
So much of the discussion around Tinder centers on people in their twenties. But it’s actually the best way for people in their thirties and older who are looking for relationships to meet.
I wasn’t sure if he’d find the show funny. But it seemed to bring us closer together.
I’ve spent years copying other people’s snacks and, recently, fending off unsolicited diet advice. Now I’m finally figuring out what I actually want to be eating.
I had to learn how to love myself enough to take care of myself. It wasn’t easy.
How YouTube’s “awkward older sister” is ushering in a new era of female friendship and femininity.
Was my aunt and uncle’s house in Montreal a warm family home, or a hoarder’s paradise?
Beneath the BDSM trappings of Fifty Shades lies the fantasy that wealth will set us free. Warning: Spoilers!
It’s great having a guy who replies to texts immediately. But what if he doesn’t actually exist?
Eight women, from seven different countries, talk about love and relationships.
You don’t hear overtly racist language very often these days. Here are some words with a subtler implication.
When people say, “I hate Valentine’s Day,” what they often mean is, “I hate being forced to take inventory of the quality and volume of love in my life.”
Her answer shows the power of a trusted doctor. “I was totally pro-vaccines, really, until Dr. Taylor.”
I’ve struggled with anxiety for years. So when I replayed my very favorite game, this time I decided to let go.
One year after Dylan Farrow’s allegation, I’m still struggling with how to omit one of my favorite filmmakers from my life.
He helped me realize there are men who enjoy being submissive to women — and that being a woman who’s more sexually experienced than a man isn’t something to hide or being ashamed of.
How HBO’s Togetherness is the apotheosis of hipster family awfulness.