"He used his relationship with me as a shield ... so no one would question his relationships with other women or scrutinize his writing as anything other than feminist," she writes
I’m instructing sixth-graders when that blue flash of pain rips through me. I stop talking. I freeze, hand on belly, and wait to find out if I’ll vomit.
I know my mother loves me; I’m her son. But, honestly, I don’t think my mother cares about what that really means.
Fat, thin, over-eating, under-eating. Lindsay Hunter’s relationship with food, weight, and body image has been consistently complicated.
No man is an island, which is why the prospect of having one all to oneself can seem the ultimate luxury, a promise of transcendence.
When Selma marchers were awarded the gold congressional medal of honor in 2016, my mother urged my dad to figure out how he could get one. I, his daughter, write about video games for a living.
Kevin Sampsell bears witness to the ways in which Alzheimer’s has been pulling his mother back in time, and taking over her life.
I formed my plan: I would work in a factory and save for two years, from the end of April 2015 to the beginning of May 2017. The goal was to save at least $40,000 dollars, which I would then use to start a business.
Goldy Landau grew up in an insular Ultra-Orthodox community in upstate New York, which she eventually left to attend Wellesley. She writes about the day her father visited her on campus.
Growing up with geologists meant vacations doing fieldwork and easy access to snakes, but those family treasure hunts yielded something more precious than stone.
I ordered my tail online. Custom-made from silicone and neoprene, it weighs two stone and cost me £800.
At a convention for stutterers, for the first time Rachel Hoge finds herself among many just like her.
To understand the drug that has shaped my country's history, I set my fear aside and got to work.
In-flight panic is new. Every tilt of the ailerons, every whiff of fuel, will cause me to periscope in my seat, searching the flight attendants’ eyes for concern. Every human with two cellphones will make me think: terrorist.
Eight months after their wedding, Jay Kamath's wife Seema was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Kamath chronicled the couple's difficult journey.
Janet Mock addresses the controversy following her appearance on the problematic radio show.
The reasons why we overwork ourselves can be social, economic or cultural. For me, it's rooted in ableism
This year, my first year as a mother, my first in Trump's America, I realized that as a culture, we've given up even the pretense that we give a shit about children.
Kate Abbott thought the Cub Scouts would be a great place for her son to make friends. Then they came across the "Duty to God" requirements.
What happened when I tried not-dating on Tinder.
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