Rachel Miller is Deputy Editor of VICE Life and the author of The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People, coming May 2020.
A Beginner's Guide for 'Straight' Women Who Want to Act on Queer Feelings
If you're questioning your heterosexuality and/or interested in dating women for the first time: You've come to the right place.
How to Be Supportive When a Friend Comes Out to You
Don’t try to set them up with the only other queer person you know, who they have absolutely nothing in common with.
How to Talk to Relatives Who Care More About Looting Than Black Lives
If you're not Black but want to support BLM, having fraught conversations with your kinda (or definitely) racist loved ones will likely not be fun, but it’s a very worthy undertaking.
Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week
If images of black suffering have left you feeling sad and angry and overwhelmed, here are some things you might do to get a tiny bit of relief.
'A Friend Sent Me a Long List of All the Ways I Suck – What Do I Do?'
Simply ignoring it and pretending everything is cool won’t do either of you any favours, and is likely to cause more stress for everyone in the long run.
How to Say No to a 'Socially Distant' Wedding or Other Major Life Ritual
It's difficult to believe that people are insisting it's fine to attend their in-person celebration because "everyone will be wearing masks"—and to talk to them about why you won't be there.
What to Do If This Pandemic Is Making You Hate Literally Everyone
If the grief you're feeling over the state of the world translates into constantly wanting to yell at people about how they're wearing their masks, this guide is for you.
How to Talk to Your Partner About the Future of Your Relationship Right Now
With all this time to talk and life essentially on hold, big conversations can bring extra pressure.
The Answer to All of Your Social Distancing Loophole Questions Is No
Viruses don't operate by potential carriers' best intentions. They operate exclusively by our actions.
How to Gracefully Ask for a Little Space – Or Just Say 'No' – During a Pandemic
There's no time like a crisis to learn to trust yourself, listen to your own needs, and set boundaries with kindness and confidence.
57 Things to Do With Friends While Social Distancing Beyond 'Catching Up'
Time to get creative with all those Zoom calls.
How to Be OK With Being Alone Right Now
Being comfortable by yourself is hard, especially during this pandemic – but there are ways to make it feel a little easier.