The Kernel





I don't regret my abortion—and neither do 95 percent of other women
I don't need Pope Francis' forgiveness. He needs mine.
Idris Elba It's OK if the next James Bond is another white guy
Let James Bond stay white and Scottish. Black people will be just fine.
Are we creating a rich Internet and a poor Internet?
Hulu's new subscription service is the dawn of a new Web—one that might not benefit everyone.
Men holding hands How the Kim Davis culture war illustrates Kentucky's state of paradox
For queer people in the Bluegrass State, life is a study in contrasts.
The real victims of the 'Fun Home' crisis aren't the Duke freshman who refuse to read it
The real victims of this controversy aren't the students who choose not to read it.
Guy gaming If you're in your 20s and you don't feel like an adult yet, here's why
We're holding on to our childhoods, even though we desperately want to feel grown up.