community

mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.7.19
Sports

How India’s First Female Surfer Is Transforming a Little Village into a Paradise

From teaching the locals how to swim to holding skateboarding workshops for the village school, we spoke to Forbes Asia 30 under 30 honoree, Ishita Malaviya.
Shamani Joshi
4.10.19
LGBTQ

We Talked to Muslims in the LGBTQ Community About Standing Up for Queer Youth

"Queer Muslim voices in this debate are the most important. We can’t continue to have conversations about marginalized groups without them leading those conversations."
Salma Haidrani
3.28.19
black love

Photographer Akintola Hanif's Remarkable Images Celebrate Black Love and Community

"I appointed myself to represent my people correctly and counter negative stereotypes often seen in mainstream media."
Fayemi Shakur
2.28.19
Profile

Terence Nance Is Conquering Hollywood with the Power of His People

The creator of 'Random Acts of Flyness' has a bold vision of blackness that revolutionized TV in 2018—and he's just getting started.
Taylor Hosking
1.8.19
mental health

Why Some Young Vets Are Becoming Personal Trainers

"If veterans can take their skills—the teaching others, the physical fitness, and the service element—and they can make a career out of it, it’s like they never left the service. They’re doing the same thing except they don’t have a gun in their hands."
Rajul Punjabi
12.12.18
Views My Own

I Joined an Anarchist Commune Expecting To Hate It, But Coming Home Sucked

Somewhere between confronting my fear of shit and planting shrooms on Poole's Land, my cynicism melted.
Manisha Krishnan
11.22.18
california wildfires

I’m Watching the Place I Grew Up Burn from Thousands of Miles Away

California’s devastating Camp Fire is a solemn reminder to look out for one another, wherever we might live.
Daniel Stächelin
11.14.18
Noisey

One Minute of Music Changed Childish Gambino’s Career Forever

Donald Glover’s five-year-old soul stunner “Urn” stood out in an irony-driven musical catalogue and helped create the maverick artist we know today.
Phil Witmer
8.22.18
tv

Joel McHale Told Us How His Netflix Show Mines the Internet for Comedy Gold

'The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale' is a wackier version of 'The Soup,' and six new episodes just dropped on Netflix.
Sean Neumann
7.16.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.
Ione Gamble
6.18.18
Fighting Words

I’m a Black Man and I Want a Black Woman Therapist

What I’m hoping for is a therapist with some elevated, intersectional, enlightening take on black manhood.
Austin Williams
5.21.18
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