A year ago, I was so depressed that I thought I might not see my next birthday. A chronicle of getting through it.
How learning about death changed everything.
The womanizing, bizarre roles Cosby played in the ’70s are the ones that have stayed with me — not Dr. Huxtable.
The Gugu Mbatha-Raw–led backstage melodrama Beyond the Lights is the latest to use hair extensions as a symbol of identity for its central character.
My boyfriend and I were going nowhere, so I did what any self-proclaimed gay academic would do: I re-read Roland Barthes.
Why have so many of my famous video blogging peers become sexual predators?
Adult Swim’s surreal satire of sitcoms subverts our expectations of nostalgia. You might be able to go home, but it will never be the same.
According to everyone else.
(If you happen to be a person of another color.)
Breaking down why we’re actually dismissive of all things pumpkin spice.
The best way I’ve found to fight my anxiety is with a pair of knitting needles.
ABC’s new family sitcom — the No. 1 new comedy of the season — isn’t just challenging the largely lily-white comedy lineup of the networks, it’s doing something more: reminding me of my own childhood.
“I don’t want to pretend like my parents never existed because they died a death that isn’t as socially acceptable as others.” As told to Krystie Yandoli.
Illegal, secret, expensive, and incredibly scary. A 74-year-old grandmother tells her story.
It’s plastic surgery shaming, yes, but also about how we think Renée Zellweger is supposed to age.
To many, the Day of the Dead in Mexico and in Mexican and Central-American communities in the U.S., is a chance to celebrate life. The lives of those who have died but are not forgotten. BuzzFeed staffers remember those who had an impact on them.
Sharing a book can be more intimate than sharing a kiss.
The rush to defend Renée Zellweger’s right to plastic surgery is another example of how female celebrities of color are treated differently in popular culture.
Television networks like TLC and MTV can’t keep mining poor rural Americans for show ideas and then act surprised when their stars implode.
When Ebola takes away the ability to touch, you have to reinvent the language of compassion.
“Trust me on this: No regular people are going to finish this book.”
I thought nothing could go wrong — and then I was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome, a pregnancy-related illness I had never even heard of.
My mom died before Facebook was invented. Sometimes I wonder if mourning her would’ve been easier if it had been around.
After meeting a much younger white man online, I began exploring what it would be like to have a submissive lover.
People say to “just ignore” men like Ed Champion who attack women like me on the internet. Why that’s not OK.
It’s made me more aware of certain things on the road — but possibly less mindful.
It’s great that he’s on board, but we still have a long way to go.
A tale of life in the city, 14 years in publishing, and embracing technology to save the culture you love.