Broadly Life

Sex

'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.
Penda N'Diaye
5.2.19
Sex

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.
Anna Pulley
4.30.19
Drugs

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.
Michelle Lhooq
4.29.19
LGBTQ

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.
Alyza Enriquez
4.25.19
Fertility Fraud

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.
Leila Ettachfini
4.22.19
Astro Guide

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.
Annabel Gat
4.22.19
this is fine

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.
Clio Chang
4.22.19
style

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.
Branca Lessa de Sá
4.18.19
Life

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.
Rebecca Brill
4.17.19
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.
Dominique Sisley
4.17.19
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.
Kimberly Lawson
4.16.19
Menstruation

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.
Siobhan Ball
4.16.19
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