Dear Diary: February 1, 2016Joy by way of Istanbul and thank-you notes.
Dear Diary: February 2, 2016This is how you spell ambitious.
Dear Diary: February 3, 2016If only we could just stay in bed.
Dear Diary: February 4, 2016"The pain hit me suddenly and sharply. I doubled over."
Dear Diary: February 5, 2016"Death Journey is what I call our passage from Syria to Switzerland."
Dear Diary: February 8, 2016Who even has the time or money to live the Teen Movie Dream?
Dear Diary: February 9, 2016Is the Super Bowl so different from the Oscars? How do you start a WOC punk band? Is it still the '90s?
Dear Diary: February 10, 2016Crying in public—never mind the onlookers.
Dear Diary: February 11, 2016Overextended on purpose.
Dear Diary: February 12, 2016Weird week? Check. Marriage proposal? Check.
Dear Diary: February 15, 2016Missing old friends, and friendship-induced anxiety.
Dear Diary: February 16, 2016Valentine's Day and breakups.
Dear Diary: February 18, 2016Reflexes, impulse piercings, and looking for validation online.
Dear Diary: February 19, 2016Therapy and memories.
Dear Diary: February 22, 2016Procrastination, counting zits, and a Netflix daze.
Dear Diary: February 23, 2016Changing our lives and brains.
Dear Diary: February 24, 2016What would it be like to live in a different body?
Dear Diary: February 25, 2016Seeking and finding support systems.
Dear Diary: February 26, 2016Trying to be good to ourselves.
Dear Diary: February 29, 2016Changing therapists and trying to escape.
My Body, My TermsHowever I look, I'm just as I should be.
Recovery PlanEating while living with a restrictive eating disorder is me standing up for myself.
Black Beauty ReduxColorism still exists, even in our celebrations of black beauty.
BeholdingA story about feeling joy in my body.
Hey, HelloHearts in our eyes, on our sleeves, et cetera.
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodInsights on styling lavender sneaks, bringing glam rock vibes into your life, and more.
Editor's LetterFebruary 2016: On Display
Daily Links: First EditionA new feature in which we share our favorite things from the internet!
Look at MeI control the filters through which I'm seen.
Daily Links: See to It! EditionInspiration from the diary of writer Octavia Butler. Plus: Making a Murderer, poet Eileen Myles, and a photo series on teens.
Upasna Asks: Is It Bad to Pretend That I'm OK?Last week was rough, you guys.
Life Syllabus: BrowntourageThese lonely brown cuties share the books/art/Instagram accounts that introduced them to eco-feminism, sci-fi, and Orientalism.
Daily Links: Black Future EditionPlus: #1000BlackGirlBooks, Beyoncé and Coldplay, Gilmore Girls, and a really cute video.
How to Overcome ShynessDefrost your brain by supporting and promoting others.
Daily Links: Erykah Badu's Got Style EditionPlus: Toni Morrison, lots of art, and a creative challenge.
Bras 101How to find a "chest contraption" that works for you—if that's something you want.
Daily Links: Troye Sivan Serenades Ellen EditionPlus: Bernie Sanders, a YouTube sensation, and the Zika virus outbreak.
Screen TimeA new weekly roundup of our favorite podcasts, videos, movies, web series, apps, and the like.
Daily Links: Get in Formation EditionPlus: Sandra Bland, crossword puzzles, and Bei Bei the panda.
Life Skill: How to Survive Being Publicly Asked About a CrushA fail-safe strategy for avoiding embarrassment.
Why Can’t I Be You: Alexis WilkinsonThe Veep writer on how humor can be a survival tool.
Daily Links: Perfect 10 EditionPlus: Zoë Kravitz, "who is she," and more.
How to Practice Self-CareA step-by-step guide to learning to help yourself.
Daily Links: Sisterhood EditionChelsea Manning writes from prison. Plus: The Hollywood duo of our dreams, canine dialects, and more.
Daily Links: Harry Potter Returns EditionThere's a new book! Plus: Illustration, fashion, and Ebola's aftermath.
Daily Links: Beautiful Things EditionArt, photography, ocean waves, and more.
Screen TimeA new short film by Aidy Bryant, a podcast full of writing tips, and more of our favorite media.
Daily Links: The Life of Pablo EditionKanye West, the Supreme Court, and the aesthetics of food.
Crushing the Teen DreamGirls grow up, and sometimes we do it with a bang.
Daily Links: Ode to Docs EditionPlus: Online harassment and Venus.
Daily Links: #SorryHaters EditionScenes from a Beyoncé protest, Afro-Latinx history, and more.
Daily Links: DJ Play That Song EditionDJ collectives, student protests, New York Fashion Week, and more.
Bad Girl Painter: Kat RoseThe artist and zine maker talks about old toys, odd shapes, and other things that inspire her.
How to Get Out of the House When You Have AnxietyYou can venture into the world even when your insides are freaking out.
Daily Links: FKA twigs EditionHer new video. Plus: Cute kids dancing, a geography fail, and more.
Screen TimeA birthday tribute to Pretty in Pink, plus film recs for your next movie marathon.
Daily Links: #FreeKesha EditionPlus: Rivers Cuomo's Snapchat, the U.S. presidential race, and more.
Daily Links: Work EditionRihanna's new video, a "mind-reading" dress, Delilah, and more.
Daily Links: Fight the Power EditionAmber Rose on consent. Plus: Anti-black racism, LGTBQ activism, and more.
Daily Links: A Wrinkle in Time EditionAva DuVernay directs a new film. Plus: Octavia Butler, and homophobia in activism.
Daily Links: Kendrick Makes History EditionThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, odd L.A., and Bob Marley's legacy.
Screen TimeRihanna's "Work," the Shaggs, and the relatable Frances Ha.
Daily Links: Diversity in Hollywood Edition#OscarsSoWhite. Plus: Community-building in Detroit, and Beyoncé's activism.