Best of 2021
The Soul Of Andrew Garfield
In Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 'Tick, Tick… Boom!,' the Oscar-nominee plays a different kind of hero — and this one can sing.
The Private World Of Camila Cabello
The next Cinderella on why it works with Shawn Mendes, and why she won't change for anyone.
Jennifer Coolidge Will See You Now
How America’s most fabulous character actor made Hollywood come to her.
Taylour Paige & Riley Keough Talk 'Zola' & Epic Friendship
Riley Keough and Taylour Paige dish on starring in Zola — and finding each other on the best, worst road trip ever.
Alicia Keys Comes Home
On the 20th anniversary of Songs in A Minor, the artist reflects on who she was then — and who she's been all along.
The Millennial’s Guide To Addison Rae
TikTok’s reigning queen is about to cross over into old-fashioned stardom.
At 28, Tarana Burke Started Setting The Stage For #MeToo
The activist reflects on her “year of pushback.”
At 28, Tori Amos Found Her Voice
In 1991, the singer released "Silent All These Years," a searing ballad about sexual assault.
At 28, New Mom Martha Raddatz Was Hungry For Hard News
But as soon as she returned to the newsroom, the comments started.
At 28, Huma Abedin Was Sleeping On Couches & Wearing Zara
With her memoir, ‘Both/And,’ Hillary Clinton's right hand finally tells her own story.
At 28, Padma Lakshmi Landed Her First Cookbook Deal
“That was the year my food career started,” she tells Bustle.
At 28, Dame Harriet Walter Was The Only Woman On Stage
The 'Succession' actor talks beating anorexia, declining marriage proposals, and envying Meryl Streep.
At 28, Diane Warren Had Yet To Write Any Of Her Oscar-Nominated Songs
At 65, she now has 12 Oscar nominations under her belt.
At 28, Salma Hayek Had A “Naughty & Illegal” Habit
Plus, how the Oscar-nominated actress blew her first fat paycheck.
At 28, Jane Goodall Was Living In The Forest Doing Research
“Chimps don’t have weekends, so I didn’t either,” she says of her schedule in Tanzania.
At 28, Andie MacDowell Got Her Big Acting Break & Had A Baby
The 63-year-old actor reflects on the year “everything happened at once.”
At 28, Anita Hill Found A “Safer” Space To Live & Work
The author and educator talks about her reasons for leaving Washington, D.C.
At 28, Cherry Jones Read 'The Handmaid's Tale.' Years Later, She'd Star In It.
The novel haunted the actor, even as she was living it up with her “theater mates.”
At 28, Gabrielle Union Got The "Greatest Gift" Of All — Therapy Sessions
"I somehow figured out how to thrive even in the darkness that I was wrapped up in like a cocoon."
Billie Jean King’s Very Good Year
The tennis champion and activist shares what her life looked like at age 28.
At 28, Sheryl Crow Was Waiting Tables & Jumping Onstage At Clubs
“I just was ballsy, man.”
At 28, Patti Smith Smoked Pot, Ate Pizza & Wrote Poetry
She also put out her seminal album, 'Horses.'
How To Move To The Suburbs
Quitting the city has never been more fashionable or plausible. Here’s how to do it successfully.
Unpacking A Year Of Celeb Chaos
In 2021, celebs chose violence — especially when it came to matters of the heart.
How To Get Married
A guide to getting what you want inspired by Bustle's survey of 1,005 single women.
Alex Cooper Takes All
She dominated the charts with Call Her Daddy, a podcast about dating powerful men. Now she’s one of them.
Frankie Jonas Is Doing His Own Thing
How the youngest Jonas brother, now 20, found his voice — raunchy, self-aware, heavily therapized — on TikTok.
Doing A Reading With J.Lo’s Psychic
Yes, we asked about Bennifer.
The Moisturizing Skin Care Hack Adrienne Bailon Swears By
The star shares her beauty essentials.
The Beauty Step Justine Skye Will Never Skip
The singer, actor, and model shares her skin and makeup essentials.
The Unexpected Way Addison Rae Uses Lip Liner
The social media star and entrepreneur shares her beauty routine.
The Skin Care Step That Naomi Osaka Never, Ever Skips
And all the details on her new skin care line, KINLÒ.
Jessica Marie Garcia Swears By This Black-Owned Beauty Brand To Help Treat Her Psorasis
The On My Block star shares her favorite beauty products.
The Product Christine Quinn Swears By To Get That 'Selling Sunset' Glow
And why she teaming up with cult British brand Ciaté London.
The Cleansing Oil Doja Cat Hoards In Case The World Ends
The singer shares her go-to makeup and skin care products.
The Hair & Scalp Oil That Jonathan Van Ness Can't Live Without
Plus, what fans can expect from the next season of 'Queer Eye.'
Mona Kattan's Brilliant Hack For Making Perfume Last All Day
The entrepreneur shares her skin care essentials and beauty routine.
The Skin Care Gadget Kristin Cavallari Uses To "Exercise" Her Face
The star reveals her go-to beauty products and skin care routine.
The Quintessential '90s Trend That Inspires Hailey Bieber's Beauty Routine
The model reveals what’s in her beauty bag.
The Super Sexy Spot Where Anitta Loves To Spritz Her Fragrance
The singer shares her must-have beauty products.
Ashley Benson On The Drugstore Mascara She'll Never Stop Using
The actor reveals her skin care and makeup MVPs.
The £8 Lip Liner Adwoa Aboah Swears By For A Perfect '90s Look
The British supermodel, mental health advocate, and face of Rimmel London shares her hero beauty buys.
Laura Harrier’s Eye Cream Application Technique Is A Game-Changer
The actor shares the products that keep her glowing.
The $10 Body Cream That Makes Ashley Graham Feel Like She's At A Spa
The model and activist spills her skincare and makeup MVPs.
The Sobriety Spectrum
A look at how young people are drinking (and increasingly, abstaining) in 2021.
Are We There Yet? Not Quite
Introducing a treasure trove of ideas to get you through these final months of quarantine. You got this.
The Lazy Girl’s Guide To Planning A Wedding
How to do the bare minimum and keep your mom happy.
Amanda Gorman Procrastinates, Too — She Just Does It Better
The inaugural poet reflects on her writing process and her new collection, 'Call Us What We Carry.'
Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer
In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze.
Stephanie Land Will “Probably Start Crying” When She Watches 'Maid'
The author of the bestselling memoir reflects on bringing her story to the small screen.
Liane Moriarty Isn’t Suffering For Her Art
The author strives to write for pleasure.
Writing A Memoir Helped Cecily Strong Process Her Grief
In 'This Will All Be Over Soon,' the comedian turns her interior monologues into book form.
For Michelle Zauner, Food Is Everything
"I'm such a garbage mouth."
The Author Of 'Three Women' Explores Sex & Trauma Once Again, This Time In Fiction
“Overlooking painful stories is still part of the problem,” says Lisa Taddeo.
'Detransition, Baby' Author Torrey Peters Procrastinates By Reading 'Moby Dick'
“Nobody can blame me for reading Moby Dick. Right?”
Bolu Babalola's First Short Stories Were "'The O.C.' Meets Meg Cabot"
One of her high school-era works was titled Summer Lovin’ — after the teen soap’s indelible mean girl, naturally.
For Stacey Solomon, Being In Control Of The Little Moments Is Enough
The singer and TV host discusses taking 'Tap To Tidy' from Instagram featurette to full-length book.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas Wanted Her Memoir To Read Like Letters To Her Younger Self
"[I feel like I'm] looking back at my teenage self and saying, 'Girl, what are you doing? Don't make an ass out of yourself.'"
Comedian Catherine Cohen's Poetry Reads Like Your Most Salacious Group Chat
"I'm always looking to read something that seems very personal or intimate."
Angie Thomas Listened To Tupac & Outkast While Writing 'Concrete Rose'
"[It] was a 90s hip hop playlist all the way through!"
Manny Jacinto’s Comforting Escape
As 'Nine Perfect Strangers' escalated onscreen, the actor took a 10-day retreat to Canada offscreen.
J. Smith-Cameron Has Read Your Thirsty Tweets
'Succession's fans are extremely online, but none are more fanatical than the “Gerri hive."
Tyler Cameron Is The Respectful King Of Florida
The Bachelor’s most eligible bachelor is ready to settle down.
Jesus, Will You Accept This Rose?
Why Bachelor Nation is a hotbed for hot, Instagrammable Evangelicals.
Horniness Is Our Last Great Joy
In Sally Rooney's latest novel, 'Beautiful World, Where Are You,' characters are equally obsessed with sex and the destruction of the world.
15 Hours With Gwyneth Paltrow's Go-To Intimacy Coach
The highlight of the 'Sex, Love & Goop' star’s day is unusual.
How Maitreyi Ramakrishnan's Dog Factors Into Her Self-Care Routine
The "Never Have I Ever" star shares her wellness rituals.
The Wholesome Reason Keke Palmer’s Done *All* The Wellness Practices
The star, who’s debuting her first work of fiction, spills her self-care secrets.
Off-Season With Sue Bird
The basketball great reveals the “wonderful” product that helps her sleep.
Why Cynthia Erivo Is Really, Really Into Running
The actor shares the rituals that keep her grounded.
Sydney Sweeney Has Never Tried Coffee Or Peloton
The ‘White Lotus’ star loves eye gels and ice rollers.
What Sarah Michelle Gellar Can’t Sleep Without
The actor shares her no-frills approach to taking care of herself.
How TikTok’s Favorite Mom Winds Down For The Day
Tabitha Brown’s wellness routine involves self-talk, ashwagandha, and 'Real Housewives.'
This Is How Marie Kondo Clears The Energy In Her Home Every Morning
The star of Netflix’s hit show 'Tidying Up' and new follow-up series 'Sparking Joy' shares her self-care rituals.
Busy Philipps Has Tried Every Wellness Trend Out There
But this one was the most memorable.
How Rebel Wilson Starts Each Day With A Positive Mindset
The actor reveals her self-care practices and morning routine.
La La Anthony's Genius Hack For Getting A Good Night's Sleep
The entrepreneur shares her go-to self-care practices.
Sloane Stephens' Tip For Staying Hydrated Every Single Day
The tennis pro shares her go-to self-care rituals.
Ally Love Is Fine Being Basic
The princess of Peloton shares her favorite wellness advice and what goes into her daily schedule.
Amber Riley's Tip For Sticking To A Digital Detox Is Pretty Genius
The actor-singer-producer shares her morning routine and self-care rituals.
Lana Condor On The "Weird" Wellness Ritual She Swears By
The actor shares her very chill self-care routine.
Mindy Kaling's Brilliant Hack For Pushing Through Runs
The actor and writer shares her go-to wellness rituals.
Gayle King Is Ready To Go Again
As her CBS show gets a rebrand, the television mainstay adopts a new name of her own.
Chrishell Stause is a soap opera veteran. But playing herself on 'Selling Sunset' might be the role of a lifetime.
Shalita Grant Fights Sweet
Grant's scene-stealing turns in 'Search Party' and 'You' are awaking Hollywood to one of its most underrated talents.
Inside The Groups Working To Get Texans Their Abortion Pills
On-the-ground activists are already turning to informal, clandestine methods to share information.
On 'Gossip Girl,' Books Are The New Designer Bags
Queen Bee Audrey Hope accessorizes with the works of Eve Babitz, Carmen Maria Machado, and Anne Sexton.
Welcome To The KHive, Kamala Harris’ Online Fan Club
The vice president begins her term with a troupe of fact-checking loyalists.
My Boyfriend Is “Best Friends” With His Ex & I Hate How Much It Bothers Me
Is this my issue, or his?
Why Can't I Stop Looking At My Ex's Instagram?
It’s time to hit the block button.
Am I Not In Love Anymore? Or Are We Just Having A Hard Time?
Ask yourself: Do we make life easier or harder for each other?
My Boyfriend Gained Weight and Now I'm Not Attracted to Him!
You are allowed to feel this way. Just don't take it out on him or his body.
Dating Apps Are Exhausting & I Hate Them!
You can’t force a great partner to appear, no matter how hard you work at it.
How Do I Ask My Boyfriend For More Sex?
First, ask yourself what specifically it is about sex that you love and are currently lacking.
I'm Almost 30 And I've Never Had Sex!
You have the power to set the tone for how big of a deal this is.
My Constant Overthinking Is Ruining My Sex Life!
Instead of turning your brain off completely, reroute its thinking.
I Feel Guilty Because I Don’t Want Commitment!
Your only obligation is to ask for what you need and give what you can.
I’m So Bad At Saying What I Want In Bed!
Most of us aren’t very good at being direct about what we want.
Do I Need to Tell My Dates I’m A Sex Writer?
Keeping things to yourself doesn’t mean you’re ashamed of them.
The British Powerhouse Behind Good American
Take it from Khloé Kardashian: Emma Grede is “one of the hardest working people” she knows.
Kathy Hilton Is Hunky Dory
Her daughter Paris practically invented reality TV, but 'Real Housewives' freshman Kathy Hilton is the person making it good again.
The World’s Best Sex Advice, At Your Fingertips
Doula and health educator Erica Chidi is sought out by celebs and tech CEOs. Now she can be your BFF, too.
Goodbye To Goodreads
After negative Goodreads reviews started to affect author Jessica Goodman's editing process, she decided to stop reading the site. Other authors have come to the same conclusion.
Couples Are Having Separation Anxiety As They Go Back To Work
“I know I sound crazy, but it feels dreadful being away from him now.”
Have You Considered Simply Quitting Your Job?
Everyone else is doing it!
With “Silk Chiffon,” MUNA Decided To Stop Being Sad Sacks
“We've done so much work on ourselves as individuals and as a band where it's just like, ‘I want to have f*cking fun.’”
Snail Mail Is Indie Rock's Bleeding Heart
On her sophomore album 'Valentine,' Snail Mail's Lindsey Jordan is trying to make her romanticism a little less hopeless.
Kelsea Ballerini Loves "Sad Sh*t" & Hates Love Songs
Her new poetry book is a message to her younger self.
Brandi Carlile, Drama Queen
The famously low-key musician ups the ante on her latest album.
Welcome To Planet Poppy
The enigmatic musician won’t join her fans in the real world — but she’ll let them cross over into hers.
Alessia Cara Turned Her Insomnia Into A Bop
With "Sweet Dream," off the singer's upcoming third album, Cara continues to turn lyrics about anxiety into anthems.
Chvrches' New Album Is A Nightmare That Sounds Like A Dream
Inspired by horror movies and internet trolls, 'Screen Violence' somehow isn't a downer.
Monica Needs You To Know “Perfection Does Not Exist”
Nearly three decades into her music career, Monica is imparting life lessons before releasing her next album.
The Personal Nostalgia Of Lucy Dacus
Dacus' third album 'Home Video' paints a wistful portrait of childhood and adolescence.
Japanese Breakfast Is Ready To Be Joyful
After two records and a memoir about grief, Michelle Zauner is back with an album of celebration.
Mannequin Pussy Wants You To Scream
Missy Dabice believes that emotions kept inside “do a lot more damage.”
With "Butter," BTS Says You'll "Fall For Us For Good"
The South Korean group just dropped their second English-language summer anthem.
Sara Bareilles Felt Like A Real Musician When She Got Her First Keyboard Case
You don't want to know what she was using before.
How Brittany Howard Went Solo & Rediscovered Herself
After the Alabama Shakes singer’s solo tour was cut short by the pandemic, she was forced to examine her identity outside of music.
St. Vincent’s New Album Is “A Real F*ck It”
“[It’s about] looking at your parents and going, “How much of their fate is written into me?”
Laura Mvula Is Making A Comeback On Her Terms
“It feels amazing to be on the other side of having worked so hard for so long.”
Flynn McGarry, Off His Grind
The restaurant world is reopening, and America’s most famous young chef has discovered the perks of slowing down.
Stassie Steps Out
Being "Kylie Jenner's Best Friend" is fun, but there are some things you have to do alone.
Lori Harvey Speaks — Sort Of
With a quiet approach to fame (and the sexiest boyfriend alive), the model and skin care entrepreneur is bringing mystique back.
'And Just Like That' Is Like When Carrie Got Back With Aidan
Comfortable, but not quite the same.
Wait, I Actually Love Kim Kardashian & Pete Davidson
What are they talking about? What is their text thread like? I want to know.
Logistical Questions I Have About Squid Game
Someone would tweet the card and we all know it.
Alexandra Kleeman Brings The Apocalypse To Hollywood
Part L.A. satire, part eco thriller, 'Something New Under the Sun' asks how we exist in a world that’s burning down.
Rating The SATC Reboot Outfits
No, that dress isn’t Forever21.
The Rich People Are Back
But with, like, a conscience.
We Need To Talk About 'The Thomas Crown Affair'
Yes, the sex scene is hilarious but that is not why I am here.
Hollywood Isn't "Out Of Ideas" For Rebooting 'Cruella'
The only thing film snobbery achieves is robbing you of a fun time at the movies.
Ben Platt Playing Evan Hansen At 27 Is Absolutely Fine
It might even be preferable.
I Love Gwyneth Paltrow
Celebrities should be out of touch. How much better than being boring.
Why John Walker Is The Perfect Captain America
Steve Rogers is the Captain America we want; John Walker is who we deserve.
Weighing Bridget Jones's Diary 20 Years On
More brutally real than its fellow 2001 release, Legally Blonde, the movie is still a feminist classic.
I Can’t Watch Anything In Daylight Anymore
Zack Snyder’s Justice League is the latest film that’s almost unwatchable on your average TV.
Why Do Boomers Have Such A Problem With Meghan Markle?
They seem to take her move toward autonomy as some kind of personal affront.
Apparently, Dr. Seuss Is "Cancelled"
Is there anything the reactionary right loves more than a chance to feel like they’re victims?
Tim Burton, Please Leave Wednesday Addams Alone
Too boring, too predictable.
The Rise Of Christian TikTok
Religious influencers are experiencing explosive growth as its youngest disciples try to sell Gen Z on Christianity.
The American's Guide To 'Love Island'
It’s never too late to become a diehard fan of the franchise.
Everything You Need to Know About Brazilian Butt Lifts
Experts share the unfiltered truth.
For TikToker Emily Uribe, Parody Is Practice
Immersed in fan culture and the FYP, Uribe’s mock interviews are spot-on perfection and prep for her next move.
This Comedian's IG Stories About Clubbing Escapades Rival 'Zola'
Sydnee Washington recounts her wildest times on the 2010s nightlife scene on Instagram.
Comedian Matt Buechele Would Like To Thank Married Women Everywhere
Buechele's good-natured takes on life's mundane moments have been a balm for fans everywhere — married or otherwise.
The Infectious Disease Expert Dispelling Covid Myths On Instagram
Laurel Bristow, AKA @kinggutterbaby on Instagram, dispenses facts about the Covid pandemic with a dose of humor.
QAnon Broke Them Up. Their Partners Want Them Back.
“I'm not sure that I get to just walk out because he got involved in some weird sh*t.”
Live From The West Wing: The New Faces Of The White House Press Corps
In January, ABC, CBS, CNN, and NBC all promoted in-house stars to lead coverage at Pennsylvania Avenue.
Gunshots & Gas Masks: Jackie Speier On The Capitol Riot
"I remember placing my cheek on the cold marble and thinking, this may be it."
The Glow-Enhancing Skin Tint That Made Me Ditch My Foundation
A review of Chanel's Water-Fresh Tint.
This Neck Cream Is Like Botox For Your Décolletage
This baby from SkinMedica is pure magic in a bottle.
This Treadmill Seriously Upgraded My At-Home Workouts
Meet the ProForm Pro 9000.
Tatcha's Overnight Serum Gives Me The Dewy Skin Of My Dreams
Goodbye redness and irritation.
The Retinol Product That Completely Transformed My Skin
A review of Glossier's first retinol skin care product: the Universal Pro-Retinol.
A Love Letter To My Most Trusted Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
My curls are bouncy again.
This Dreamy Bath & Body Works Cream Is Like The '90s In A Bottle
Cue the nostalgia.
This Light-As-Air Balm Healed My Picked Zits — & So Much More
I use it for e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.
Why I Can't Stop Wearing This Bridgerton Nap Dress
It’s more comfortable than my sweatpants.
My Favorite Cat-Eye Sunglasses Can Also Play Music
The new Bose Frames Soprano just replaced my headphones for good.
The Gentle Retinol Oil That Cleared My Skin Dullness
It’s taken my glow to a whole new level.
An Ode To The CBD Spray That Quashes My Body Aches
ILU, Apothecanna Extra Strength Body Spray.
The Non-Greasy Face Oil That Has Transformed My Skin
Whind’s Marrakesh Light elixir is a glow in a bottle.
Meghan Markle's Rothy's Flats Are Worth The Hype
Stylish, comfortable, eco-friendly, I can go on.
An Ode To The Most Lash-Lengthening Mascara I've Ever Tried
I’m not kidding.
The Product That Finally Gave Me The '80s Curls Of My Dreams
They’re full and shiny — even in the summer heat.
Jennifer Aniston & EmRata Follow Dr. Shereene Idriss. You Should Too.
The dermatologist found fame by whistleblowing beauty misinformation in her #PillowTalkDerm series. Now she’s ready to go inside the game.
In 'Happy Hour,' The Party Girls Are All Right
Marlowe Granados' debut novel follows young women who traverse New York's party scene and emerge unharmed.
Succeeding In Fashion Is Nearly Impossible. Here's How Tanya Taylor Did It.
If Rick Owens is at one end of a spectrum of edginess, Taylor is at the opposite.
E.R. Fightmaster Is Absolutely Shipping Amelia & Kai On 'Grey's Anatomy'
The actor on what’s ahead for the maybe-couple and the power of not turning Kai’s non-binary identity into a huge discussion.
Rachel Zegler Thinks 'West Side Story' Was Made To Be Retold
“I feel like I’ll look back on this conversation one day and see how it aged.”
Playing A Horny Teen On 'Sex Lives' Helped Amrit Kaur Feel Beautiful
Growing up, the only depictions Kaur saw of Indian women onscreen were beauty queens or caricatures. Her role on 'Sex Lives' feels more truthful.
Yes, You’ve Heard Robin de Jesús’ Vocals Before
In 'Tick, Tick… Boom!', the Broadway actor reunites with director Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Michelle Obama Is Responsible For Bretman Rock's Abs
"Michelle, if you are ever to read this piece, just know I'm hot because of you."
Shalita Grant Can't Wait For People To Hate Her In 'YOU'
The 33-year-old actor plays a snide mommy blogger in the Netflix thriller’s third season.
Gia Woods Doesn’t Want Fame — But She's Still Chasing It
The singer-songwriter is choosing her path carefully, hoping to avoid the pitfalls of notoriety.
Priya Ragu On Writing With Her Brother & Carving Out A Creative Niche
The singer’s debut album “Damnshestamil” is a must-listen for autumn.
BAYLI On Her Solo Music & The Housewives Franchise She'd Join
The Brooklyn-born musician is sharing her 'stories from new york' with the world.
Phoebe Robinson Will Never Stop Wearing This "Ugly" Denim Trend
Plus, see her new Madewell campaign.
Shang-Chi's Fala Chen Talks Motherhood, On & Off-screen
Plus, the cosmic irony of her playing a warrior mama.
Acting Is Mirren Mack’s Version Of Shapeshifting
The ‘Ladybaby’ star loves that her job allows her to “do everything.”
Multi-Media Artist Caroline Chinawke Wants To Make A Difference
“You look at yourself, at your culture, at your race and think ‘What can I do?”
DJ Tokimonsta Aims To Dress Like A ‘Psychedelic Professional’
Plus, her Splash House fashion must-haves.
Jenna Ortega's Style Muse Isn’t Who You'd Expect
“He had it figured out.”
Toni Breidinger Is Inspiring A New (& More Diverse) Wave Of NASCAR Drivers
And she’s just getting started.
One Flight Attendant’s Summer Of Unruly Passengers
A cabin crew member’s perspective on what it’s like to fly right now.
Tim Cook: “Mental Health Is A Crisis”
The Apple CEO explains why the company is supporting Shine, an inclusive mental health app founded by Naomi Hirabayashi and Marah Lidey.
I Worked To Be Good At Sex With Men. With Everyone Else, I Was Starting From Zero.
In an excerpt from her new book, 'Greedy,' Jen Winston recalls a less-than-perfect sexual experience.
In Their Words by Shayla Lawson
Thanks To Gen Z, I’m Finally Embracing Disability
It’s my students, coupled with the pandemic, that pushed my thinking forward.
What Would It Mean To Leave Simone Biles And Naomi Osaka Alone?
Pressure isn’t a privilege, but watching greatness is.
I Can’t Go Back To Workout Classes With Mirrors
Post-pandemic, movement is more important than fitness.
Good Luck Getting Us To Wear Real Bras Again!
Post-pandemic, we know true comfort.
I Don’t Want To “Say” Anymore Names
We’ve gotten too good at memorializing victims of police violence.
What Asian-American Activists Taught Me About Violence And Desire
I hoped the attention some women got for being "pretty" kept them safe. I was wrong.
How The Model For Racist Stereotypes Helped Me Learn To Love My Body
History exploited Saartjie Baartman. I admired her.
Welcome to America, Harry, and Good Luck with the Chickens
Multicultural, international, mixed race partnerships are hard. Take it from my non-royal marriage.
They Didn’t Impeach Trump. I Have Some Theories About Why.
The Constitution worked as designed, which means it didn't work for the majority of us.
Please, Do Not Cut Trump Out Of 'Home Alone'
I don’t want to see him either, but you can’t cancel a presidency.
This Black History Month, Stop Asking Black Women To Do The Most
I am starting to feel like cauliflower.
Hold On Tight To The Spirit Of The Bernie Meme. We’re Gonna Need It.
It's a reminder that practical concerns are more urgent than our desire to feel “back to normal.”
Every Time We Celebrate Black Leaders, I Fear Violence
Exhaling after the scariest inauguration since, well, Obama's.
Stacey Abrams Is Not A Superhero
She's an artist, which is sooo much better.
Don't Start With Me About Rigged Elections, Republicans
For Black voters, GOP claims of voter fraud are a joke.
Christy Carlson Romano, Content Creator
After years spent waiting for the phone to ring, the former Disney star decided to take her talents elsewhere — YouTube.
Drama Lives For Porsha Williams
She has a new memoir, a new reality show, and a new man. Now, the former RHOA star reflects on the trauma, the drama, and the joy that got her to where she is today.
William Jackson Harper, Romantic Hero
On 'The Good Place' he was an unsuspecting object of lust. Now, he's a bona fide romantic lead.