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Identity

  1. culture
    This Professor Reportedly Claimed To Be Indigenous For YearsCarrie Bourassa has been accused of faking her Indigenous heritage.
  2. the algorithm
    TikTok Made Me GayNot officially. But also not not-officially.
  3. the cut podcast
    Stay Out of My Hijabi BusinessIn this episode, the baggage that comes with shifting your identity.
  4. the first rule
    Fight Club Spoke to MeTwenty-five years later, a novel that shouldn’t have resonated still does.
  5. culture
    So You Want to Talk About @SoYouWantToTalkAboutThe social-justice Instagram account is facing backlash for its similarity to Ijeoma Oluo’s book So You Want to Talk About Race.
  6. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Ashamed of Where I Come From’It’s natural to feel unsatisfied with what you’ve inherited.
  7. culture
    The High Price of El SueñitoIn the Heights made me feel heard in the discomfort my family and I have faced on the way to achieving our dreams.
  8. the bigger picture
    A New Kind of Sports PhotographyAlice Mann’s award-winning series showcases a South African subculture: drum majorettes.
  9. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Ashamed of Who I Used to Be’While you can’t change the past, you do have a good deal of agency in how you frame it and tell your own story.
  10. book reviews
    The Queer Surrealism You’ve Been Waiting ForFuture Feeling explores the nonlinear aspects of transitioning, capsizing the very ideas of queer admiration and envy along the way.
  11. the bigger picture
    Envisioning Hidden HistoriesAvion Pearce’s photographs imagine a Black lesbian love story for the ages.
  12. power
    Tarana Burke Is Just Trying to Do Her WorkA long talk about Black women, Me Too, and intentions with the activist and founder.
  13. art and soul
    Reimagining What Monuments Can BeA new public-art exhibition in Philadelphia aims to “transform the way our country’s histories are told in public spaces.”
  14. first person
    My Hijab Has Always Been My ChoiceI’m not voiceless, and neither are the Muslim teen girls France wants to silence.
  15. the bigger picture
    Gender Dysphoria / Gender EuphoriaPortraits by — and for — the trans and nonbinary community.
  16. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I Slept With a Woman. Am I Still Gay?’Don’t be afraid you’re committing identity fraud just because you’re not sure which word to use yet.
  17. first person
    I Used to Want a ‘Normal’ FamilyA beloved pet helped me see my parents in a whole new light.
  18. cut covers
    Abby Phillip Asks the Right QuestionsMedia’s voice of sanity and clarity, in conversation with Gayle King.
  19. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I Want to Be More Latino. Is That a Thing?’We’ve been conditioned to couple lived experience with “authenticity”; there are a set number of things a “real Latinx” must do.
  20. art and soul
    Jasmin Hernandez Made the Coolest Coffee-Table Photo BookLet the Gallery Gurls founder tell you about it, and give you a look inside.
  21. cut covers
    Sarah McBride’s NeighborhoodThe new Delaware state senator is making history in her hometown.
  22. profile
    Adonis Finds His VoiceThe model, singer and co-parent (with Slick Woods) on tokenism in fashion and being sexually fluid.
  23. the bigger picture
    A Place for Artists to Hit ResetJasmine Clarke’s photographs capture moments of Black joy at a residency upstate.
  24. fond farewell
    Radio Disney Helped Me Find My PeopleIt wasn’t just an AM station; it was a respite for marginalized weirdos and LGBTQ loners like me.
  25. education
    Former Students Talk About Their Fake Black Professor“Now I’m just like … what else was a lie?”
  26. crime
    A White Couple Allegedly Terrorized Their Black Neighbor for 3 YearsIn July, Jennifer McLeggan hung a sign on her door that said, “I live in FEAR for my life at home.” Now her neighbors have been arrested.
  27. 2020 election
    In Kamala, I Am Surprised to See MyselfPolitics in 2020 left me feeling cynical. And then Biden chose Harris.
  28. cut chats
    ‘The Kinswomen’ Hosts on Why the Best Relationships Aren’t Always Comfortable“If you have interracial friendships and you’re not talking about race, there’s probably a breakdown of trust there.”
  29. the bigger picture
    Portrait of a Place: Sucre, ColombiaPhotographer Josefina Santos captures her mother’s hometown, a part of her own identity.
  30. art and soul
    The Textile Artist Who’s Always Known How to Care for HerselfBillie Zangewa on strength, femininity, and the healing nature of domesticity.
  31. recommendations
    Mrs. America Is My Own Personal Marvel MovieHeroes! Villains! (I’ve never seen a Marvel movie.)
  32. art and soul
    The Baltimore Museum of Art Is Putting Women First in 2020In a year of exhibitions dedicated to female-identifying artists, here are eight that stand out.
  33. reading the signs
    The Battle Cry of the ‘Schoolmarm’I thought I was a scholar, but apparently I’m just a scold.
  34. self discovery
    Life After ModestyThe past is always just one blouse away.
  35. health
    What Happens When Lyme Disease Becomes an Identity?The tick-borne disease that’s now a movement.
  36. parenthood
    To All the Moms I’ve Ignored BeforeI think of you every time I want to give a new mom advice.
  37. pride
    25 Famous Women on Coming OutStories from Ellen DeGeneres, Janet Mock, Amandla Stenberg, and more.
  38. new mom
    The Identity Transformation of Becoming a MomPsychologists call it “matrescence.”
  39. meanwhile in canada
    I Truly Cannot Believe That Canada Still Does Not Have a National BirdA travesty is unfolding beyond the 49th parallel.
  40. the wing investigation
    Gender-Studies and Law Professors Support NYC Investigation Into The Wing“Sure, some might like all women spaces, but this can’t be its business model.”
  41. profiles
    The Best Reason to Start Using Uber AgainPositive, boundary-breaking, irresistible — she may be the only way to get where they need to go.
  42. identity
    25 Famous Women on Self-ExpressionErykah Badu, Madonna, Vivienne Westwood, and more on the artistic outlets they use to express themselves.
  43. celebrity activism
    Jennifer Lawrence Is Encouraging Her Fans to Out White SupremacistsThe actress wants her followers to help ID the marchers from Charlottesville’s “Unite the Right” rally.
  44. gallery
    A Photographer Revisits Home at an American Enclave in Saudi ArabiaAyesha Malik documented daily life in her hometown Dhahran, a gated community for ARAMCO employees.
  45. talking to
    8 Queer Muslim Women on the Power of The Bold TypeQueer Muslim women around the world are ecstatic to see a character who represents them onscreen for the first time.
  46. People With Multiple Personalities Are Changing Psychologists’ Idea of the SelfDissociative identity disorder, in which people can have multiple personalities, raises the question: What makes a person who they are?
  47. race
    What It Feels Like When Your Identity Is HeavyAn essay by a medical resident highlights just how much explaining and defending and representing members of minority groups are forced into.
  48. What Happens to Your Identity When You Lose Your JobIt’s the opposite of impostor syndrome.
  49. identities
    25 Famous Women on Their Immigrant RootsStories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ali Wong, Toni Morrison, and more.
  50. around the world
    Being Fat in America Is Nothing Like Being Fat AbroadNo matter where I live, fat is who I am.
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