Category: Columns

A drawing of a girl with glasses and brown hair, both halves of her face are two different shades

Column: Light skin doesn’t change my experience as a person of color

A person's experience should never be rescinded, undermined or negated. You have not had a single experience that is

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An illustration of people in different countries communicating through WhatsApp.

Column: WhatsApp has united my family from Ontario to Zacatecas

The driving distance between Ontario, California, and Zacatecas, Mexico is 1,409 miles. The majority of my family, including my

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A man is standing with his phone. On the left side he is smiling at his phone and there is a bright orange background with smiling faces. On the right side it is the same man, holding his phone and looking at it sadly. He is standing in front of a dark background with sad and upset faces.

Column: How a therapy chatbot improved my relationship with myself

In my experience, the best way to build relationships with others is to have a strong relationship with yourself.

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a drawing of a man holding his hands up at airport security

Column: It’s Never a Random Airport Search

“Sir, we’re going to have to extensively pat down your groin and buttocks area,” said the very buff Transportation

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Illustration of the author, and young versions of of herself.

Column: Why I Won’t Carry A Child

I can’t wait to have a child! Raising a mini-me is going to be so much fun! I’ve heard statements

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A close-up drawing of a hand holding a phone. On the screen there is the words "It's a match!" showing two profiles and giving the options of sending a message or keep swiping through buttons.

Column: Tinder is a dating experience everyone should have

Tinder has become a cultural phenomenon since its launch in 2012, and its reputation varies widely depending on who

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An illustration of a bouquet of flowers dripping with color next to an engagement ring.

Column: I will not change my last name after I get married

Inside of every woman there is a constellation of events that shape her into who she is. Marriage is

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Illustration of two human figures that are standing in front of a waving asexual flag.

Column: Asexuality fosters a special kind of love

To be alone on Valentine’s Day is considered a sin by societal standards. Commercials and advertisements are most successful

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