28

At 28, Tarana Burke Started Setting The Stage For #MeToo

The activist reflects on her “year of pushback.”

By Shayla Lawson and Jiji Ugboma
28

At 28, Tori Amos Found Her Voice

In 1991, the singer released "Silent All These Years," a searing ballad about sexual assault.

By Ivana Rihter
28

At 28, New Mom Martha Raddatz Was Hungry For Hard News

But as soon as she returned to the newsroom, the comments started.

By Kate Dwyer
28

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.

By Margaret Wheeler Johnson
28

At 28, Padma Lakshmi Landed Her First Cookbook Deal

“That was the year my food career started,” she tells Bustle.

By Rebecca Nelson
28

At 28, Dame Harriet Walter Was The Only Woman On Stage

The 'Succession' actor talks beating anorexia, declining marriage proposals, and envying Meryl Streep.

By Charlotte Owen
28

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.

By Hugh McIntyre
28

At 28, Salma Hayek Had A “Naughty & Illegal” Habit

Plus, how the Oscar-nominated actress blew her first fat paycheck.

By Sheila Yasmin Marikar
28

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.

By Kate Dwyer
28

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.”

By Rachel Lapidos
28

At 28, Anita Hill Found A “Safer” Space To Live & Work

The author and educator talks about her reasons for leaving Washington, D.C.

By Colleen McKeegan
28

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.”

By Chloe Foussianes
28

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."

By Princess Gabbara
28

Billie Jean King’s Very Good Year

The tennis champion and activist shares what her life looked like at age 28.

By Melanie Mignucci
28

At 28, Sheryl Crow Was Waiting Tables & Jumping Onstage At Clubs

“I just was ballsy, man.”

By Katherine J. Igoe
28

At 28, Patti Smith Smoked Pot, Ate Pizza & Wrote Poetry

She also put out her seminal album, 'Horses.'

By Samantha Leach

Wellness

The Dieter’s Diet

Noom, the popular weight loss app, promises to teach you how to eat better, not less. (Except also, eat less.)

By Virginia Sole-Smith
Beauty Detail

The Moisturizing Skin Care Hack Adrienne Bailon Swears By

The star shares her beauty essentials.

By Danielle Sinay
Beauty Detail

The Beauty Step Justine Skye Will Never Skip

The singer, actor, and model shares her skin and makeup essentials.

By Hilary Shepherd
Beauty Detail

The Unexpected Way Addison Rae Uses Lip Liner

The social media star and entrepreneur shares her beauty routine.

By Rachel Lapidos
Beauty Detail

The Skin Care Step That Naomi Osaka Never, Ever Skips

And all the details on her new skin care line, KINLÒ.

By Audrey Noble
Beauty Detail

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.

By Kui Mwai
Beauty Detail

The Product Christine Quinn Swears By To Get That 'Selling Sunset' Glow

And why she teaming up with cult British brand Ciaté London.

By Sam Rogers
Beauty Detail

The Cleansing Oil Doja Cat Hoards In Case The World Ends

The singer shares her go-to makeup and skin care products.

By Hilary Shepherd
Beauty Detail

The Hair & Scalp Oil That Jonathan Van Ness Can't Live Without

Plus, what fans can expect from the next season of 'Queer Eye.'

By Audrey Noble
Beauty Detail

Mona Kattan's Brilliant Hack For Making Perfume Last All Day

The entrepreneur shares her skin care essentials and beauty routine.

By Tamim Alnuweiri
Beauty Detail

The Skin Care Gadget Kristin Cavallari Uses To "Exercise" Her Face

The star reveals her go-to beauty products and skin care routine.

By Rachel Lapidos
Beauty Detail

The Quintessential '90s Trend That Inspires Hailey Bieber's Beauty Routine

The model reveals what’s in her beauty bag.

By Hilary Shepherd
Beauty Detail

The Super Sexy Spot Where Anitta Loves To Spritz Her Fragrance

The singer shares her must-have beauty products.

By Audrey Noble
Beauty Detail

Ashley Benson On The Drugstore Mascara She'll Never Stop Using

The actor reveals her skin care and makeup MVPs.

By Rachel Lapidos
Beauty Detail

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.

By L'Oréal Blackett
Beauty Detail

Laura Harrier’s Eye Cream Application Technique Is A Game-Changer

The actor shares the products that keep her glowing.

By Erin Stovall
Beauty Detail

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.

By Hilary Shepherd
Bustle Book Club

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.'

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer

In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Liane Moriarty Isn’t Suffering For Her Art

The author strives to write for pleasure.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

For Michelle Zauner, Food Is Everything

"I'm such a garbage mouth."

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

'Detransition, Baby' Author Torrey Peters Procrastinates By Reading 'Moby Dick'

“Nobody can blame me for reading Moby Dick. Right?”

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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.

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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.

By Charlie Mock
Bustle Book Club

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.'"

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

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."

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Book Club

Angie Thomas Listened To Tupac & Outkast While Writing 'Concrete Rose'

"[It] was a 90s hip hop playlist all the way through!"

By Lily Herman

Celebrity Q&As

Bustle’s 2021 Pride Yearbook

LGBTQ+ celebrities tell us what advice they would give to their 16-year-old selves and where they see themselves 16 years from now in 2037.

Chill Chat

How Maitreyi Ramakrishnan's Dog Factors Into Her Self-Care Routine

The "Never Have I Ever" star shares her wellness rituals.

By Rachel Lapidos
Chill Chat

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.

By Kaitlyn Wylde
Chill Chat

Off-Season With Sue Bird

The basketball great reveals the “wonderful” product that helps her sleep.

By Shalayne Pulia
Chill Chat

Why Cynthia Erivo Is Really, Really Into Running

The actor shares the rituals that keep her grounded.

By Emma Carey
Chill Chat

Sydney Sweeney Has Never Tried Coffee Or Peloton

The ‘White Lotus’ star loves eye gels and ice rollers.

By Kaitlyn Wylde
Chill Chat

What Sarah Michelle Gellar Can’t Sleep Without

The actor shares her no-frills approach to taking care of herself.

By Melanie Mignucci
Chill Chat

How TikTok’s Favorite Mom Winds Down For The Day

Tabitha Brown’s wellness routine involves self-talk, ashwagandha, and 'Real Housewives.'

By Kaitlyn Wylde
Celebrity

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.

By Emlyn Travis
Chill Chat

Busy Philipps Has Tried Every Wellness Trend Out There

But this one was the most memorable.

By Princess Gabbara
Chill Chat

How Rebel Wilson Starts Each Day With A Positive Mindset

The actor reveals her self-care practices and morning routine.

By Rachel Lapidos
Chill Chat

La La Anthony's Genius Hack For Getting A Good Night's Sleep

The entrepreneur shares her go-to self-care practices.

By Rachel Lapidos
Chill Chat

Sloane Stephens' Tip For Staying Hydrated Every Single Day

The tennis pro shares her go-to self-care rituals.

By Kathleen Ferraro
Chill Chat

Ally Love Is Fine Being Basic

The princess of Peloton shares her favorite wellness advice and what goes into her daily schedule.

By Jay Polish
Chill Chat

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.

By Princess Gabbara
Chill Chat

Lana Condor On The "Weird" Wellness Ritual She Swears By

The actor shares her very chill self-care routine.

By Melanie Mignucci
Chill Chat

Mindy Kaling's Brilliant Hack For Pushing Through Runs

The actor and writer shares her go-to wellness rituals.

By Rachel Lapidos

Celebrity

Deuxmoi’s Definitive Guide To Celebrity Wines

Were you even famous in 2021 if you didn’t have your very own libation?

Amy Sussman, Karwai Tang, Denise Truscello, Emma McIntyre, JB Lacroix, Francois G. Durand, George Pimentel/Getty Images
By Deuxmoi
It's A Pleasure

My Boyfriend Is “Best Friends” With His Ex & I Hate How Much It Bothers Me

Is this my issue, or his?

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

Why Can't I Stop Looking At My Ex's Instagram?

It’s time to hit the block button.

By Sophia Benoit
Wellness

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?

By Sophia Benoit
Wellness

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.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

Dating Apps Are Exhausting & I Hate Them!

You can’t force a great partner to appear, no matter how hard you work at it.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

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.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

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.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

My Constant Overthinking Is Ruining My Sex Life!

Instead of turning your brain off completely, reroute its thinking.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

I Feel Guilty Because I Don’t Want Commitment!

Your only obligation is to ask for what you need and give what you can.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

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.

By Sophia Benoit
It's A Pleasure

Do I Need to Tell My Dates I’m A Sex Writer?

Keeping things to yourself doesn’t mean you’re ashamed of them.

By Sophia Benoit

Exclusive

Am I An Influencer Yet?

In both my acting career and on Instagram, I’ve felt an uncomfortable pressure to sell sex to get ahead. Could doing drag set me free?

Bustle Mixtape

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.’”

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

Kelsea Ballerini Loves "Sad Sh*t" & Hates Love Songs

Her new poetry book is a message to her younger self.

By Alyssa Lapid
Bustle Mixtape

Brandi Carlile, Drama Queen

The famously low-key musician ups the ante on her latest album.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Erica Campbell
Bustle Mixtape

The Personal Nostalgia Of Lucy Dacus

Dacus' third album 'Home Video' paints a wistful portrait of childhood and adolescence.

By Samantha Rollins
Bustle Mixtape

Japanese Breakfast Is Ready To Be Joyful

After two records and a memoir about grief, Michelle Zauner is back with an album of celebration.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

Mannequin Pussy Wants You To Scream

Missy Dabice believes that emotions kept inside “do a lot more damage.”

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

With "Butter," BTS Says You'll "Fall For Us For Good"

The South Korean group just dropped their second English-language summer anthem.

By Gretchen Smail
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

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.

By Ivana Rihter
Bustle Mixtape

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?”

By Samantha Leach
Bustle Mixtape

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.”

By Niellah Arboine
Streaming

'And Just Like That' Is Like When Carrie Got Back With Aidan

Comfortable, but not quite the same.

By Dana Schwartz
Celebrity

Wait, I Actually Love Kim Kardashian & Pete Davidson

What are they talking about? What is their text thread like? I want to know.

By Dana Schwartz
Streaming

Logistical Questions I Have About Squid Game

Someone would tweet the card and we all know it.

By Dana Schwartz
Just Why

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.

By Dana Schwartz
TV & Movies

Rating The SATC Reboot Outfits

No, that dress isn’t Forever21.

By Dana Schwartz
TV & Movies

The Rich People Are Back

But with, like, a conscience.

By Dana Schwartz
TV & Movies

We Need To Talk About 'The Thomas Crown Affair'

Yes, the sex scene is hilarious but that is not why I am here.

By Dana Schwartz
TV & Movies

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.

By Dana Schwartz
TV & Movies

Ben Platt Playing Evan Hansen At 27 Is Absolutely Fine

It might even be preferable.

By Dana Schwartz
Celebrity

I Love Gwyneth Paltrow

Celebrities should be out of touch. How much better than being boring.

By Dana Schwartz
Streaming

Why John Walker Is The Perfect Captain America

Steve Rogers is the Captain America we want; John Walker is who we deserve.

By Dana Schwartz
TV & Movies

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.

By Dana Schwartz
Entertainment

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.

By Dana Schwartz
Celebrity

Why Do Boomers Have Such A Problem With Meghan Markle?

They seem to take her move toward autonomy as some kind of personal affront.

By Dana Schwartz
Books

Apparently, Dr. Seuss Is "Cancelled"

Is there anything the reactionary right loves more than a chance to feel like they’re victims?

By Dana Schwartz
Streaming

Tim Burton, Please Leave Wednesday Addams Alone

Too boring, too predictable.

By Dana Schwartz
Beauty

The Glow-Enhancing Skin Tint That Made Me Ditch My Foundation

A review of Chanel's Water-Fresh Tint.

By Audrey Noble
10/10 Recommend

This Neck Cream Is Like Botox For Your Décolletage

This baby from SkinMedica is pure magic in a bottle.

By Rachel Lapidos
10/10 Recommend

This Treadmill Seriously Upgraded My At-Home Workouts

Meet the ProForm Pro 9000.

By Jessica Andrews
Beauty

Tatcha's Overnight Serum Gives Me The Dewy Skin Of My Dreams

Goodbye redness and irritation.

By Kelsey Stewart
10/10 Recommend

The Retinol Product That Completely Transformed My Skin

A review of Glossier's first retinol skin care product: the Universal Pro-Retinol.

By Audrey Noble
Beauty

A Love Letter To My Most Trusted Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

My curls are bouncy again.

By Tamim Alnuweiri
Beauty

This Dreamy Bath & Body Works Cream Is Like The '90s In A Bottle

Cue the nostalgia.

By Rachel Lapidos
Beauty

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.

By Tamim Alnuweiri
10/10 Recommend

Why I Can't Stop Wearing This Bridgerton Nap Dress

It’s more comfortable than my sweatpants.

By Jessica Andrews
10/10 Recommend

My Favorite Cat-Eye Sunglasses Can Also Play Music

The new Bose Frames Soprano just replaced my headphones for good.

By Mekita Rivas
Beauty

The Gentle Retinol Oil That Cleared My Skin Dullness

It’s taken my glow to a whole new level.

By Tamim Alnuweiri
Beauty

An Ode To The CBD Spray That Quashes My Body Aches

ILU, Apothecanna Extra Strength Body Spray.

By Rachel Lapidos
Beauty

The Non-Greasy Face Oil That Has Transformed My Skin

Whind’s Marrakesh Light elixir is a glow in a bottle.

By Rachel Lapidos
10/10 Recommend

Meghan Markle's Rothy's Flats Are Worth The Hype

Stylish, comfortable, eco-friendly, I can go on.

By Jessica Andrews
Beauty

An Ode To The Most Lash-Lengthening Mascara I've Ever Tried

I’m not kidding.

By Tamim Alnuweiri
Beauty

The Product That Finally Gave Me The '80s Curls Of My Dreams

They’re full and shiny — even in the summer heat.

By Tamim Alnuweiri

Bustle Booth

Bustle Booth

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.

By Brad Witter
Bustle Booth

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.”

By Arya Roshanian
Bustle Booth

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.

By Amanda Whiting
Bustle Booth

Yes, You’ve Heard Robin de Jesús’ Vocals Before

In 'Tick, Tick… Boom!', the Broadway actor reunites with director Lin-Manuel Miranda.

By Brianna Kovan
Bustle Booth

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."

By Kimberly Perry
Streaming

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.

By Zosha Millman
Bustle Booth

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.

By Jack Irvin
Bustle Booth

Priya Ragu On Writing With Her Brother & Carving Out A Creative Niche

The singer’s debut album “Damnshestamil” is a must-listen for autumn.

By Erkan Affan
Bustle Booth

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.

By Jack Irvin
Bustle Booth

Phoebe Robinson Will Never Stop Wearing This "Ugly" Denim Trend

Plus, see her new Madewell campaign.

By Mekita Rivas
Bustle Booth

Shang-Chi's Fala Chen Talks Motherhood, On & Off-screen

Plus, the cosmic irony of her playing a warrior mama.

By Arya Roshanian
Bustle Booth

Acting Is Mirren Mack’s Version Of Shapeshifting

The ‘Ladybaby’ star loves that her job allows her to “do everything.”

By Kay Leong
Bustle Booth

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?”

By Aisha Rimi
Bustle Booth

DJ Tokimonsta Aims To Dress Like A ‘Psychedelic Professional’

Plus, her Splash House fashion must-haves.

By Mekita Rivas
Bustle Booth

Jenna Ortega's Style Muse Isn’t Who You'd Expect

“He had it figured out.”

By Mekita Rivas
Bustle Booth

Toni Breidinger Is Inspiring A New (& More Diverse) Wave Of NASCAR Drivers

And she’s just getting started.

By Hilary Shepherd

In Their Words by Shayla Lawson

Health

Thanks To Gen Z, I’m Finally Embracing Disability

It’s my students, coupled with the pandemic, that pushed my thinking forward.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

What Would It Mean To Leave Simone Biles And Naomi Osaka Alone?

Pressure isn’t a privilege, but watching greatness is.

By Shayla Lawson
Wellness

I Can’t Go Back To Workout Classes With Mirrors

Post-pandemic, movement is more important than fitness.

By Shayla Lawson
Life

Good Luck Getting Us To Wear Real Bras Again!

Post-pandemic, we know true comfort.

By Shayla Lawson

I Don’t Want To “Say” Anymore Names

We’ve gotten too good at memorializing victims of police violence.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

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.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

How The Model For Racist Stereotypes Helped Me Learn To Love My Body

History exploited Saartjie Baartman. I admired her.

By Shayla Lawson

Welcome to America, Harry, and Good Luck with the Chickens

Multicultural, international, mixed race partnerships are hard. Take it from my non-royal marriage.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

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.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

Please, Do Not Cut Trump Out Of 'Home Alone'

I don’t want to see him either, but you can’t cancel a presidency.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

This Black History Month, Stop Asking Black Women To Do The Most

I am starting to feel like cauliflower.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

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.”

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

Every Time We Celebrate Black Leaders, I Fear Violence

Exhaling after the scariest inauguration since, well, Obama's.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

Stacey Abrams Is Not A Superhero

She's an artist, which is sooo much better.

By Shayla Lawson
Rule Breakers

Don't Start With Me About Rigged Elections, Republicans

For Black voters, GOP claims of voter fraud are a joke.

By Shayla Lawson