The author on her new novel, Sketchtasy, healing, and her writing process.
An important new project is tracking the murders of transgender Americans.
The Supreme Court will decide a landmark case.
Obama’s last laughs. Plus: Protests against anti-trans bathroom laws, Beyoncé, & more.
How to critique offensive behavior or speech without totally losing it.
Plus an essay about gender equality by Beyoncé, some rad new music, and comics by Mindy Kaling.
Crushes, hookups, and figuring yourself out.
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