‘I was in and out of the closet so much, people believed I’d found Narnia.’ Read more
An adult who is reluctant to clearly and effectively correct such careless and damaging behavior by children is complicit. Read more
Erotic film director Erika Lust discusses her new project to help adults teach children about healthy (and unhealthy) sexuality. Read more
At 8 years old, my birth name was the furthest thing from my mind. Here I was, given the God-like power of choosing my identity. It was a special kind of mask.
When I rose to pass a dish, I felt a weird wet sensation when I sat back down. I ignored it. But as I ate, I realized I didn’t feel good. Thinking I was about to make more room for ham and scalloped potatoes, I grabbed a magazine and went to my favorite stall in the locker-room-style bathroom. Read more
The Iliad is angry in a way I can relate to, in a way that many young women can relate to. Achilles cries, Patrokles cries, Thetis cries. All of them furious, all of them game-changers, and their tears don’t make them weak. Read more