The delicate balance of disclosing mental illness on social media
It can be easier to open up about mental illness struggles online than IRL—if the fear of alienation doesn't win out.
Why has the media mostly ignored the intimate partner violence against Lindsay Lohan?
By shrugging off the assault by her then-fiancé, we are saying Lohan deserved it—and she did not.
How the internet is taking the shame out of sex ed
More than ever, people have access to different ideas about sex.
How should women combat harassing dating-app messages?
If we ignore and delete, is that just harming us further?
Why, as a black woman, I will never date online
'The concepts of black women and vulnerability seem almost paradoxical in a country that has socialized us to be seen as less-than-human.'
Reminder: Even white students can benefit from affirmative action
As SCOTUS rejected an anti-affirmative action case today, a reminder that the initiative isn't just about race.
I sympathize with Omar Mateen’s alleged lover
When religion failed me as a gay man, I too filled the gap with a man who held me.
Why invoking the ‘spirit of 9/12’ makes me nervous
The days after 9/11 were days of fear for many Americans.
I am a trans woman—and I want to stop being numb at tragedy
Because smothering indifference does not equal 'liberation from pain and vulnerability.'
I used to think it was safe for me to be gay. Now I know it’s not
I lived through Matthew Shepard, but I still hoped I was living in a 'post-gay' era.