Life

Menstruation

This Is How the UK Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students

The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
Siobhan Ball
3 days ago
Life

Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People

At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
Rebecca Brill
4 days ago
Life

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.14.19
Culture

I Was One of the Most Famous People Online in 1998—Then I Disappeared

Know as "anacam," seven million people a day watched me livestream my life around the clock. Looking back now, I have a new understanding of why I did it.
Ana Voog
4.4.19
How Though?

How to Stay Friends with Your Ex

It can be hard to stay friends with an ex. Here's how to know when to stay close, when to draw a boundary, and when to just give up.
Anna Pulley
4.3.19
this is fine

Meghan Markle's Relationship With Her Dad Makes Me Feel Better About My Own

My father wasn’t at my wedding, either.
Veronica Walsingham
4.2.19
The Least You Could Do

51 Ways to Make the World Less Hostile to Fat People

First, learn that "fat" isn't a negative adjective.
Dani Beckett
4.2.19
Dating

Why Do Men Always Assume You're in Love with Them? An Investigation

Evolution says it helps their mating odds; psychology says they have attachment issues. I think they just aren't very humble.
Sara David
4.1.19
Op-Ed

I Stopped Trying to Make Sex a Performance and Started Loving Myself

I wonder what it would be like to just be natural, without pretending to be your “best,” “hottest” self to a partner.
Aluna Francis
3.31.19
this is fine

Dyeing My Hair Rainbow Colors Will Never Make Me 'Less Asian'

Rather than my race, my hair became what people recognized and distinguished me by. But as my white friends began to accept me, I realized that my acceptance of myself was suffering.
Michelle Zhu
3.27.19
Fashion

I Tried on 'Genderless' Clothes and Was Extremely Disappointed

I went to Finland's first gender-neutral shopping floor at a major department store to see if it delivered on its promises of a "genderless revolution."
Nicoline Larsen
3.19.19
SEX

How I Enjoyed Sex Again After My Herpes Diagnosis

After Emily Depasse received a herpes diagnosis in 2015, she felt unloveable and hopeless about her future. Over time she realized that the STI wasn't a life sentence—and she was worthy of pleasure.
Emily Depasse
3.19.19
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