I Drank 150 Margaritas in 3 Days and It Wasn't a Great Decision
But also it kind of was?
Getting 'California Sober' Showed Me a Kinder, Gentler Way to Do Drugs
When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.
For Gay Men in Indonesia, There's No Place Safer Than Twitter
It's the only place where we can feel like we belong to a community—but without the pressure of revealing everything about ourselves.
Amahl S. Azwar
Not Over It, Not Fixed, and Living a Life Worth Living
Healing from sexual abuse and trauma isn’t a journey with an end point. An excerpt from ‘Whatever Gets You Through.’
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
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.
I Was One of the Most Famous People Online in 1998—Then I Disappeared
Known 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.
Smoking Is Bad, But So Is Everything Else
In a better world, we'd reject the moralizing instinct to deem some people worthy of dignity—and others, not—based on how they choose to cope with the circumstances of their lives.
Chicken Wings Are My Culture
With every saucy, saturated, ranch-dipped bite, I embrace an act that in the past was used to stereotype and demean Black people such as myself.
Getting Out of Bed
Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death
On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Anthony Bourdain Made Us All Proud to Be Line Cooks
After Bourdain, we tried to become better—as cooks, as people—and began to reexamine why it was we punched the clock and one another in the dicks.