Rae means so much to so many because there’s rarely been a character like her on British television. She will be sorely missed. ***SPOILERS FOR THE THIRD SERIES***
I was in recovery from an eating disorder when I met B. When he gained 40 pounds, I realized I wasn’t as recovered as I thought I was.
This week, Paola Dragnic wrote about the abortion that allowed her to become a mother. Read that and other essays from Hazlitt, Vox, Vice, and more.
Manila-born, Manhattan-bred Mia Alvar claims she’s a “fraudulent Filipina.” But her debut collection of short stories, In the Country, proves she’s nothing if not of the country.
Chile wouldn’t let me terminate my pregnancy, even though it wasn’t viable and my life was at risk.
Adam Nimoy, director of the documentary For the Love of Spock and son of Leonard Nimoy, shares exclusive personal photos and a candid look at growing up with an untouchable icon and fallible father.
For those recovering from eating disorders, the Islamic holy month can be a difficult period.
Navigating the world as a young black British man is a game of trial and error. For my younger brother, I wanted to reduce the likelihood of error.
The absence of black life on our cinema screens is glaring. Is targeted programming and careful marketing the best way to serve black British audiences?
The popular success of Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir turned musical is a pivotal — and bittersweet — moment for lesbian culture.
After writing a light-hearted post about how I didn’t get The Simpsons, I received death and rape threats. Tracking down the people who abused me turned out to be unexpectedly emotional.
I’ve always felt like I needed to be perfect. But after a string of tragedies in my life, I’ve learned that sometimes God has other plans.
After my son was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, I had to wonder whether my anxious pregnancy was to blame.
This week, Nyasha Junior recalled a childhood spent inside an AME church. Read that and other essays from the New York Times, Slate, The New Republic, and more.
Our understanding of the Confederate flag has changed because our understanding of the Civil War and its aftermath has changed. The “Lost Cause” is finally losing.
Mark Wahlberg has been churning out mid-budget genre films for 20 years — which is why it’s surprising that his success is predicated on his old-fashioned attitude toward what it means to be a movie star.
As a black woman religious scholar, I treat the Bible as an ancient text to be read critically. As a black woman, I hold tight to the faith of my ancestors.
“By my 15th birthday, my obsession was full-blown. I needed to become one of them. The question was, how to do that?”
It’s an infernal dating loop: lather, rinse, refresh, scroll, swipe, repeat.
A group of trans men and queer women discuss whether it’s time to retire the masculine versus feminine dynamic at last.
After years of living in denial, I finally confronted my alcoholism when I was 35. These are the tough questions I had to ask myself.
Happy 10-year anniversary, Sarge.
Women induce anxiety, which induces vomiting. It’s a nauseating cycle.
“We are more than capable of loving our children just as much and just as efficiently as any other parent.”
After my husband and I started the adoption process, I discovered an ugly truth: I’m pissed that I can’t just get pregnant.
How did you do it, exactly, Dad? I’m struggling here.
Then my mom died, and I learned that all that time, he had been here, pondering me in the quietness of his heart.
I’ve never been able to forgive my dad for not having a relationship with his other daughter. And I can’t bring myself to have a relationship with her either.