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Personal Essay

  1. first person
    I Still Worry That I’ll Be NextA lifetime of being taught to fear sexual assault didn’t make it easier for me to call what happened by its name.
  2. book excerpt
    Those Were the Days of Our LivesThis generation will never know the true freedom — and neglect — of being an ’80s kid.
  3. relationships
    Celibate Intimacy Is a Commitment Worth PreservingPeople can build deep affection, vulnerability, and trust without the possibility of dating.
  4. 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.
  5. last days of manhood
    Before I Came Out As Trans, I Tried a Men’s Support GroupSince I didn’t belong in the room, I could see this place for what it was.
  6. television
    I Used to Live in Wanda’s Sitcom WorldThe show understands how powerful pop culture can be when you’re an outsider.
  7. hairy situations
     Butt-Length Hair Was Always My DreamUntil it became a nightmare.