s.e. smith is a Northern California-based journalist and writer focusing on social justice issues. smith's work has appeared in publications like Esquire, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, In These Times, Bitch Magazine, and Pacific Standard.
Otherkin are the internet’s punchline. They’re also our future
The lasting legacy of ‘The Leftovers’
‘That’s Just What Gangstas Do’ trend has people reminiscing about savage childhood moments
The internet is no longer optional.
On Oct 9, 2019 by S.E. Smith
#CripTheVote isn't just for disabled people—it's for all Americans.
On Jun 18, 2016 by S.E. Smith
This could be a turning point for women in the music industry.
On Feb 22, 2016 by S.E. Smith
Disability is not a fashion statement.
On Dec 2, 2015 by S.E. Smith
Carrie Mathison: crazy or brilliant? Or both?
On Nov 1, 2015 by S.E. Smith
These devastating tweets show why it's time to rethink drone warfare.
On Oct 7, 2015 by S.E. Smith
Here's who gets left out of the campaign every October.
On Oct 5, 2015 by S.E. Smith
It's about the future of health care in America.
On Sep 21, 2015 by S.E. Smith
These German teens are probably cooler than you.
On Sep 8, 2015 by S.E. Smith
The Internet enjoys the hunting of a different species, and cases like this make that painfully obvious.
On Aug 3, 2015 by S.E. Smith
This may sound like paranoia, but some of us have learned the hard way that it’s the only way to stay alive.
On Jul 28, 2015 by S.E. Smith
The clowncar of horrors that is the Republican presidential race isn't actually all that funny.
On Jul 25, 2015 by S.E. Smith