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Dear Diary: July 1, 2016Summer ennui and gun violence.
Dear Diary: July 5, 2016"This is not the idyllic summer of my early high school dreams."
Dear Diary: July 6, 2016Learning to DJ, Pride parades, and water parks.
Dear Diary: July 7, 2016Sources of comfort include: memories, new friends, tarot, Game of Thrones, and Lin-Manuel Miranda's tweets.
Dear Diary: July 8, 2016"I can do it. I can move forward."
Dear Diary: July 11, 2016Seeking what makes the mundane bearable.
Dear Diary: July 12, 2016Summer boredom and empty piggy banks.
Dear Diary: July 13, 2016"We have nothing to lose but our chains.”
Dear Diary: July 14, 2016At the end of innocence.
Dear Diary: July 15, 2016Banned from a parent's house, and fighting for refuge in Europe.
Dear Diary: July 18, 2016Gratitude for long-distance friendship, a new girlfriend, and the work of Carrie Mae Weems.
Dear Diary: July 19, 2016It's time to recharge.
Dear Diary: July 20, 2016Tooth-related dreams and injuries, and practicing optimism.
Dear Diary: July 21, 2016Returns to prayer, optimism, and free time.
Dear Diary: July 22, 2016When friends won't accept who you're becoming.
Dear Diary: July 25, 2016Hyper-aware of violence all around.
Dear Diary: July 26, 2016What is so hard about texting back?
Dear Diary: July 27, 2016Cultural assimilation, astrology, and the romanticization of depression.
Dear Diary: July 28, 2016"I might be a nobody to everyone else, but I know that I’m just me."
Dear Diary: July 29, 2016Coming to terms with the end of a really good gig.
To Sufjan StevensHis genuine celebration of all emotion inspires me to be kinder to myself.
HeirloomI shed my Cantonese foundation and have been searching for it ever since.
On the Tightrope Between CulturesWhiteness and I are in a critical-distance relationship.
OveranalyzedMaybe all things can exist, imperfect, and be met with appreciation and understanding.
ScenesPunk rock culture was my comfort zone, but I stuck out like a sore thumb.
Summertime BluesIt's a beautiful, lonely season.
What Friends Are ForMy constellation of soulmates is transformed with the passing of time.
Screen TimeA poetry podcast, a creepy TV series, and more recommended media to get into.
Meet Miss 2059An interview with Anna Akana, creator and star of an intergalactic web series.
Daily Links: Sledgehammer EditionRihanna's futuristic new video, Brexit updates, and more.
Editor's LetterJuly 2016: Soulmates
Upasna Asks: Why Do I Care So Much?I kinda need your help on this one.
Daily Links: Rest in Peace, Elie Wiesel EditionHonoring the Nobel laureate. Plus: Empathy for Atatürk, a new Blood Orange video, & more.
Daily Links: Gen Y EditionThe "myth of millennial entitlement," the technology behind Snapchat filters, and more.
Daily Links: Cover Girls EditionGymnasts Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles are in the spotlight.
Daily Links: Protect Black Lives EditionThis week, there have been at least two police-related killings of black men in the U.S.
Life Skill: How to Be Sober at a PartyTips for not drinking when everyone is drinking.
How to Dump a DreamWhen you realize the Big Goal you've been working toward isn't what you want.
Daily Links: Hungry Eyes EditionA new street art series critiques consumption. Plus: Questions Muslims are tired of hearing, & more.
Screen TimeA podcast, video, and documentary that make us hopeful.
Daily Links: Queen Serena EditionThe tennis legend wins again! Plus: #CarefreeBlackKids2k16, Pokémon Go, & more.
Bad Girl Painter: Frances CannonAn interview with the artist and self-love warrior.
Daily Links: Resist EditionStories behind the powerful photo from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Daily Links: The Meaning of Queer EditionThe history of a charged word, the new Ghostbusters movie, and more.
Daily Links: Happy Birthday, Malala EditionThe activist celebrates her 19th birthday. Plus: Beyoncé and other stars speak out against police brutality.
Tips for ForgivingWays to accept an apology—if and when you're ready.
Daily Links: The State We're In EditionPolitics in the U.K., race in the U.S., and tragedy in France.
Daily Links: Black Girl Magic EditionMeet the teens behind a massive Black Lives Matter sit-in. Plus: More news from the internet.
Daily Links: Too Much Violence EditionHow does a constant stream of scary news affect us?
Daily Links: New Words EditionThe dictionary gets "woke." Plus: Cartoons and Carpool Karaoke.
Daily Links: Missy's Surprise Visit EditionElliott crashes Carpool Karaoke, The Bell Jar becomes a new movie, and more.
Daily Links: Modern Art EditionAmandla and Mars talk about creativity and representation. Plus: Animal rights, police brutality, & more.
Daily Links: World of Wakanda EditionMarvel launches a comic book series written by black women. Plus: Leslie Jones speaks out against Twitter bullying.
Life Skill: How to Reduce DramaTips on making your social life calmer.
Daily Links: No Copies EditionIndie designers fight back against theft of their work.
Daily Links: She Will Speak EditionA trans activist makes history. Plus: Election-inspired art, & photos from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Daily Links: No Justice EditionRemaining charges were dropped in the Freddie Gray case.
Daily Links: Gilmore Girls EditionThe revival officially launches this fall! Plus: Kristen Stewart on love, and an essay on pain.