'Pro Hoe' Is My New Definition of Sexual Freedom
Kink was integral to developing my sexual identity free of the stereotyping of Black women I experienced.
An Erotic Dinner Party Gave Me a Whole New Perspective on Sex
After a series of heartbreaking losses, including much of my hearing, I felt totally disconnected from my body. Then I went out to eat.
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.
How Microdosing Testosterone Changed My Life
I knew I was non-binary, but I was afraid to tell my doctor I didn't want to fully transition from female to male. I thought finding an in-between wasn't allowed.
Doctors Can Legally Inseminate Patients with Their Own Sperm in Most States
When Matt White learned that he shares DNA with his mother's former fertility doctor—and close to 50 half-siblings—he and his mother began pushing legislators to outlaw fertility fraud in Indiana. Now, victims in other states are following suit.
Stop Using Astrology for Evil
Astrology is an ancient study used to find patterns and meaning in the world around us—not a flimsy excuse to stereotype potential friends, dates, or roommates.
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A Huge Pikachu Phone Case Was My Unexpected Solution to Professional Dread
Pikachu turned a depressing professional and social crutch into a joy—a small (and, okay, mostly useless) act of defiance.
Meet The Influencers Making Brazil's Natural Hair Movement Mainstream
Inspired by a new generation of YouTubers and bloggers, Brazilian girls are ditching chemical straightening and blow dries.
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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.
Common Misconceptions, Answered
A Poly Person Answers All Your Burning Questions About Polyamory
Since polyamory is more about communication than anything else, let's see if we can talk through some myths about jealousy, raising families, and, duh, sex.
black maternal health
When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?
Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
This Is How One Country 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.