PTSD

guns

Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims

After the NRA told doctors to stay in their lane on gun control, many spoke out about the visceral results of gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
12.17.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.6.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

BC therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
violent times

The Ex-Commando Who Reenacts His War on a Paintball Field

“If it’s no use worrying, what’s the point of crying?”
Mahmood Fazal
7.3.18
Cool Job!

Meet the Paramedics in Helicopters Saving BC’s Resource Workers

Remote northern worksites will get more than the basic first aid starting in June 2018.
Michelle Gamage
5.3.18
porn

'Rick and Morty' Incest Porn Is Tearing the Show's Fans Apart

RickMorty shippers are testing the boundaries of the First Amendment.
Beckett Mufson
4.26.18
Inside Outsider

No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.
Mahmood Fazal
3.29.18
trauma

An Armed Robbery Ruined My European Vacation, Then My Life When I Got Home

Sometimes the psychological aftermath is more terrifying than being threatened with murder.
Nick Martinello
12.6.17
Television

The Punisher's Showrunner Knows His Show Will Be Criticized for Gun Violence

We spoke to Steve Lightfoot about putting The Punisher out during a time when mass shooting are commonplace.
Noel Ransome
11.17.17
News

Canada Moves Closer to Legalizing Medicinal Use of MDMA

The initial results of the drug-assisted psychotherapy project have been positive.
Simon Coutu
10.27.17
Sex

Horrifying Stories of People Finding Their Parents' Sex Toys

It's not kink-shaming if it's your parents. With them, anything and everything is gross.
Justin Caffier
9.19.17
Inside Outsider

Everything Changes When You Survive a Shooting

I talked with two friends—one a military translator, the other a drug dealer—about how bullets have affected all our lives.
Mahmood Fazal
9.12.17
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