Identity

Are You Getting Any?

Are You Getting Any? How Being Agender Affects My Sex Life

Ryan is attracted to men, women and "also everyone in between."
Nana Baah
9.3.19
Race

How Black Brits Are Reconnecting With Their African Heritage

These days, you don't have to shell out for an expensive flight just to get back in touch with your roots.
Yomi Adegoke
8.13.19
The DM That Changed My Life

The DM That Changed My Life: When a Guy Replied to My Nude with a Cry-Laugh Emoji

Reclined on my bed, I resembled, both in posture and atmosphere, the iconic life drawing scene in 'Titanic.'
James Greig
8.6.19
Food

Rachel Ama and the Trouble with Apolitical Food

The rising vegan YouTube star treads carefully around the tangled politics of race and veganism. For her, making accessible plant-based recipes is a form of activism.
Ruby Tandoh
7.16.19
Identity

These Two Friends Share Vital Stories About Black Mental Health at Uni

We hear from the co-authors of new #Merky Books release 'Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change', and excerpt part of a chapter.
Tshepo Mokoena
6.27.19
Celebrity

Inside the Ornate World of El Chapo Nail Art

"Narco fashion is huge. It's such a part of our culture, it's so woven into our cultural fabric as Mexicans."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.11.19
Scene Reports

Berlin’s Porn Scene Is Open, Experimental, and Endlessly Fun

Cheap rent and sex-positive laws have attracted adult filmmakers from around the world to the German capital.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
5.15.19
tv

How 'Queer Eye' Helped Jess Guilbeaux Find Her Voice in Conservative America

We talked to the show's first Black lesbian star about regaining her confidence and using her platform to help others like her.
Taylor Hosking
4.16.19
LGBTQ

How Diet Coke Helped Me Embrace My Gay Identity

My love of Diet Coke has as much to do with identity—in my case, expressing femininity and rejecting heterosexual norms—as it does taste or health.
Louis Staples
3.28.19
Streetwear

This Designer Is Using Streetwear to Get People Hyped About Laotian Food

Salong Namsa's new brand Laos Supply strikes a chord with Laotian youth who want to rep their culture and cuisine through clothes.
Natalie B. Compton
3.22.19
personal essay

My Indian Mother's Refusal to Cook Taught Me Everything About Womanhood and Food

There is plenty to tell about my mother, but no recipes bound and weighted by rituals, no tales of a mother figure carrying the weight of my family’s life at the table.
Sharanya Deepak
3.11.19
tv

The Complications Of Liking 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as a Black Man

Television shows about good cops are hard to enjoy when you are used to negative experiences with the justice system.
Funké Joseph
3.6.19
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