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June 4, 2014Meet our brand-new diarist, Lilly!
June 11, 2014Hurtling toward the inevitable future.
June 18, 2014A seriously momentous round of diaries this week.
June 25, 2014Another new diarist joins our coven!
The Illustration CelebrationA gaggle of friends + a roll of butcher paper = party time.
PlaydateAn afternoon at the arcade.
I Scream, You ScreamThrills and chills in the theme park.
Make New Friends, But Keep the OldPals forever we will always be.
Slumber PartyNothing feels more like home than holing up with a bunch of blankets, perfect tunes, loads of snacks, and a pile of your best friends.
Young and RestlessAnd we won't stop.
FreewheelingA bike trip across the Outback.
Live From New YorkSummer in the city.
Background ActionThis month's exciting hidden images!
I Melt With YouScenes from an ice cream stand.
Swept AwayAn excerpt from The Vacationers—plus a peek behind the scene.
Let's Dance!An ex-wallflower's tips on getting down.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Theme ParksI have acquired and broken up with guys while waiting in line for a single roller coaster. (Words by Emily, illustration and lettering by Leanna.)
Party TricksA pep talk for shredding at your next social gathering.
Open All Night, Part ThreeAn evening of laughter, tears, and freaky coincidences.
How to Make Candied YamsA recipe straight from my granny.
LuchadoraAn afternoon with Goya Kong, one of the queens of Mexican wrestling.
High 5: First Aid KitThe Söderberg sisters' shared obsessions.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: The Madonna InnA Swiss chalet, set in the game Candyland, filled with gaudy treasures.
Perplexions, PerfectedHow to make a collage unlike any you've seen before.
Pressing PlayThe writer part of me had taken over so completely that I lost sight of the human part of me.
Not Just a GameMy relationship with soccer is complicated.
Magic, the GatheringCelebrating spring with the Radical Faeries.
Action HeroesOnscreen stories about making moves.
Hurray for the Riff Raff: I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)A rad girl-gang-themed video, and a chat about how wanderlust can set you free.
Pump Up the JamsMusic that'll make you move.
Friday Playlist: Get ReadyPre-party jams.
Hero Status: Betty DavisShe showed me that I had a place in the world.
Haley Bonar: Kill the Fun“We all start as a depressed teenager somewhere.” A conversation about the trick of confidence, and a premiere of her amazing new video.
Friday Playlist: Let's Go!Pop-punk songs for fun summer times.
Sunday Video: ReverseA premiere of a new song by Street Eaters.
Austra: HabitatAn exclusive stream of the band's new EP and a conversation with Katie Stelmanis about Lorde, feminism, and karaoke.
Hero Status: David BowieA star man—and a real human being.
Friday Playlist: She BopSongs for strutting your hot stuff.
Ceci Bastida: Ven (Beautiful)A song premiere and a conversation about crossing borders, writing songs, and making the world a better place.
Theme Song: Downtown BoysJune 2014: "Kids Are United"
Friday Playlist: Be Your Own HeroNever fear.
An Illustrated Anthology of Sexual DebutsTrue stories of first times.
Age of ConsentSex involves a lot of "yes" and "no" questions.
Say EverythingIf you love someone, let them know.
Let's Spend Some Time TogetherAn argument in favor of one-night stands.
The Sex Crylebration: Part IIOur resident embarrassment experts are BACK with all-new, queer-centric reassurances!
Look Like Lupita(Or at least make up your face like hers.)
All the Right MovesKickass style inspiration from our favorite action heroines.
DIY Ice Cream ManicureGet your favorite flavor all up on your nails!
Pop LifeChilling out in Technicolor.
Ready...Set...GO!All the world's a jungle gym.
Because You Can: Brighten UpUse all the colors, everywhere.
Do Your Beauty ThingMakeup that makes us feel INVINCIBLE.
Making the DisconnectionThe internet is amazing, but there's a whole wide world beyond it.
Just WonderingWhat to do with a burning crush, an itch for independence, or a friend with a worrisome Tumblr.
Damn Girl Ya Look Good: Swimsuit EditionBathing costumes are not the hellzone that you may think they are!
Oh! You Pretty ThingsAdvice about makeup for glasses-wearers, keeping your nail game strong, and more.
Ask a Grown Woman: Cameron Esposito"My gender is 'fighter pilot'!" Plus truths about vaginas, love, and standup comedy.
Editor's LetterJune 2014: Action
Saturday Links: Girl Code EditionThis week, we're equally crushed out on Morrissey, Rihanna, and a new movie from Sweden.
What Is a Boy?Show this primer on sexism, respect, and so much more to the dudes in your life.
Saturday Links: Nicki Perfection EditionPlus gorgeous clothes, The Magic School Bus, & MUCH MORE!
Saturday Links: #WhyWeCantWait EditionPlus the majesty of Lupita, new emoji ideas, and a BJÖRK ART EXHIBIT.
Why Can't I Be You: Jamie AndersonThe gold-medal snowboarder on starting out, being homeschooled, and getting over fear.
Saturday Links: Pugs of Westeros EditionAnd thoughts on a new Supreme Court ruling, all kinds of FKA twigs goodness, et plus!