August 5, 2015What does love feel like? And other questions.
August 12, 2015Counting down the days.
August 19, 2015It’s a new school year, but we’re still getting over summer.
August 26, 2015Lots of change, and it’s slightly disconcerting.
Distorted ViewsWhat do you see?
Borrowed ClothesYou want those back?
ShapeshiftingFrom one to another.
Taking It All InWe could eat the world.
Head in the CloudsMy brain is up in the air somewhere.
One for You, One for MeWe have enough.
I Can Almost See the End of the WorldA postcard from Quintana Roo.
Refract/ReflectBeginning to see the light.
Talking With My HandsNobody can stop me from daydreaming.
Twist and TurnWhere I’ll stop—nobody knows.
Looking Around, Not UpInterviews with the peers/friends/role models who most inspire me.
Field TripArm in arm.
Youth Is Like a Loose ToothTime feels different now.
Style Like YouIt’s cute to coordinate.
Magic EyeThere’s so much more to see.
Have It AllGive and Take's background images, for your viewing pleasure.
How to Speak TeenA decoder for concerned adults!
Everything Is SacredThe love of my life has been a coat—and some other stuff.
Why Can’t I Be You: Orion CarlotoA YouTube mastermind tells us all her internet-based secrets.
Personalize a Cake for a PalOn their birthday, or any old day.
High 5: Elle KingThe singer and songwriter talks about the stuff she loves.
How to Make a TessellationA DIY to do over and over and over and over...
How to Accept KindnessJust take the compliment.
Who Gets to Be Successful?Other people’s accomplishments don’t have to dictate my own.
It’s Loud in HereIntrusive thoughts do not define me.
Tales From a Reluctant Teenage VolunteerHelping the elderly wasn’t exactly fun, but I’m glad I did it.
When the Closet Door JamsMy parents accept my queerness, but they don’t really want to talk about it.
Outsmarting Impostor SyndromeFeeling like I “wasn’t enough” in some ways showed me that I was more in others.
Advice From Sophomores to High School Freshmen“Love yourself, and it will be easier to navigate this maze of confusion.”
On ReturningGoing home to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
My Very Well-Loved Sick ParentMy mom’s MS is hard for me to talk about, but I’m trying.
Friends for AgesAn ode to intergenerational movie palhoods.
The World Was Made for Us: An Interview With John GreenTwo of our favorite dudes pick each others’ brains/explode our hearts.
Tug o’ WarMovies in which the winner takes it all.
Face Forward: Courtney ActA striking look from a world-renowned drag performer.
Worriers: Most SpaceA video premiere, and some thoughts on the importance of giving yourself a break.
Friday Playlist: Emotional VampiresThese songs might as well be garlic.
Why Can’t I Be You: Jasmine Solano“Mixtapes are time capsules,” and other observations from the full-time DJ.
Doe Paoro: Nostalgia“The answer is always action.” A music video premiere and notes on overthinking.
You to Me to YouAlbums made of samples, collaboration, and covers.
Friday Playlist: Something BorrowedMutually beneficial collaborations.
Friday Playlist: I Like Your StyleThey say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Farao: TIAFHark! An excellent new song enters the world, and its creator extols the merits of imperfection.
Friday Playlist: OriginalsSongs before they were famous.
Theme Song: Empress OfAugust 2015: "Hot N Cold"
While You’re AwayWho am I showing this world to?
How to Avoid Codependent RelationshipsYou and your partner should be just as strong apart as you are together.
How to Have a Clothing SwapGot cute stuff that you don’t wear anymore? TRADE YA FOR IT!
Camp UniformsClothes with which to pack your bedroom and/or bunk closet.
Saturday Links: Legally Fond EditionPlus Amy Sedaris’s beauty tips, lip-syncing Tom Cruise, and a new study on friendship.
Editor’s LetterAugust 2015: Give and Take
Getting Over EmbarrassmentStart by saying these magic words: “It’s no big deal.”
Saturday Links: On Top of the World EditionWillow Smith on the next level, Run the Jewels’ tribute to Ferguson, Drake at the Degrassi reunion, and more.
Life Syllabus: Amandla StenbergPlus an exclusive look at the actress and activist’s new Dazed cover.
Saturday Links: It’s Queen B EditionPlus a Patti Smith mini-series, Science invents goth ball pits, and thoughts on sex ed and body image.
How to Deal with Post-Joy SadnessWhen the best of times are also the worst of times (aka the blurst of times).
Saturday Links: Teen President EditionPlus One Direction’s first music video without Zayn, stream the new Beach House album, and drinkable books.
Saturday Links: Serena Slam EditionPlus 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, Ellen Page vs. Ted Cruz, and inside Broad City’s wardrobe.
Repeat OffendersThe embarrassing moments that continue to haunt us.