Identity

Film

Hollywood Doesn't Fully Represent Asian Americans Yet

"The Farewell" and "Crazy Rich Asians" are signs of progress, but many Asian Americans are still left out of the picture.
Bettina Makalintal
7.23.19
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
LGBTQ

How to Party at Pride If You're Sober

Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.
Molly Priddy
5.29.19
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
5.14.19
Broadly

Broadly Is Joining the New VICE.com

Come along with us.
Lindsay Schrupp
5.6.19
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
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
4.12.19
Photography

Photographer Elijah Ndoumbé on Honoring Their Process No Matter What

"I'm focused on making work that is creatively fulfilling and that honors the process, whatever that looks like. If that is trans work, then let it be trans work. If it's not, let it not be."
Leila Ettachfini
4.2.19
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
3.21.19
this is fine

Making Collages Is a Way of Putting Myself Together

When I'm done cutting and pasting, I feel like my ideas have value.
Laia Garcia
3.11.19
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
3.8.19
international women's day

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine's Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.
Leila Ettachfini
3.8.19
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