This week, we’re sharing stories from Emily Raboteau, Joe Bernstein and Davey Alba, Jen Doll, Kate Harris, and Lisa Franklin.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Casey Parks, Cathy Newman, Zach Baron, Molly Priddy, and Christopher Solomon.
In a piece that’s part personal essay and part service journalism, Molly Priddy shares how challenging it initially was going home for the holidays just after she got sober — and how it’s gotten better over the years. She also offers tips suggesting how others avoiding alcohol might get through the end-of-year forced family fun […]
A roundup of longreads to celebrate Pride Month.
Eight stories and two bonus reads for Pride month.
Eight must-read essays on how we cook and how we eat.
I don’t remember consciously watching Buffy—it feels like I absorbed it by osmosis. It’s not perfect, but it is wonderful.
I was in the lobby of a theater in Washington, D.C. when I saw the first of the tweets about the Trump administration’s decision to stymie protections for transgender students on the federal level. It wasn’t until the play ended and I was on the Metro home that I had cell service; I began to piece together […]
In the two years since I compiled the first installation of “The Lives of Nuns,” Autostraddle wrote about queer nuns in history, Racked shadowed (fake) nuns growing marijuana, and The Huffington Post reported on a nun’s murder and the students who want the truth. Those stories and more are included below. Seclude yourself and read.
Seven stories about the modern rituals of witchcraft and how they inform our past.