communication

The DM That Changed My Life

The DM That Changed My Life: A Three-Word Email from My Mum

My mum has had the same phone for nearly a decade now. A battered, pay-as-you-go Blackberry with no data or wifi compatibility.
Dominique Sisley
9.4.19
LGBTQ

The Exhausting Work of LGBTQ Code-Switching

Queer, trans, and non-binary people have to do the extra work of changing how they speak, act and express themselves in everyday spaces.
Madeleine Holden
8.13.19
sun bears

These Bears Can Mimic Faces Like Humans and Apes

Sun bears show social intelligence by copying the open-mouthed expressions of their playmates.
Becky Ferreira
3.29.19
mental health

This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.
Juli Fraga
2.1.19
Culture

Don’t Let Anyone Tell You to Chill On Exclamation Marks!

They don’t make you look childish or unprofessional! They’re a sign of emotional intelligence!
Wendy Syfret
1.8.19
Sex

How I Made Consensual Non-Monogamy Work

My girlfriend was the one interested in the idea of being open; I was duly terrified at the prospect. I asked for a six-month freeze on the non-monogamy plan—which turned out to be exactly what I needed.
Grant Stoddard
12.13.18
Sex

How to Talk About Sex with a New Partner, According to Porn Stars

Communication is key.
Mark Hay
12.11.18
Sex

Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing

Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
11.16.18
Premieres

Arin Ray Makes Arguments Feel Like Poetry in the Video for "Damn"

The Cincinnati native is blending R&B, hip-hop, and jazz on his debut album 'Platinum Fire.'
Kristin Corry
11.7.18
Sex

Going to Sex Parties Made Me Better at One-on-One Sex

Becoming comfortable with witnessing and supporting your partner being sexual with other people feels a bit like acquiring a superpower.
Grant Stoddard
8.30.18
VICE TONIC

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist's advice for how to get over it.
جيسيكا دوري
8.21.18
Google

Google Says Its AI That Makes Phone Calls Isn't Good Enough to Be Dangerous

At a product demonstration, executives did their best to assuage fears about the unsettling new technology.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.9.18
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