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Accidents Still Happen: Revisiting “Degrassi’s” Infamous Abortion Episode

The N refused to air the episode for several years.

It’s 2021. Why Are Doctors Still Trying to “Cure” Asexuality?

Some doctors default to prescribing medication to their asexual patients, believing their asexuality may be a mask for other health issues.

License to Feel: “SOUR” Highlights the Unique Wisdom of Teen Girls

Rodrigo’s practice of sitting intently with her messy emotions—whether on her bathroom floor or in her car—seems like a metaphor for the recent seasons of quarantine.

Romantic Resilience: Jamal Jordan Captures the Beauty of Queer Love in Color

This book is offering a unique gift to the world, one that presents a new story with new definitions and new possibilities.

Afrominimalism Offers a New Vision for Black People

Minimalism’s loudest voices have historically been white people who consistently overlook how people of color, especially Black people, have to approach minimalism differently.

Of Course Cis People Are Being Weird About Elliot Page’s Body

Many cis people have a long way to go when it comes to thinking critically about talking about trans people and their bodies.

Cruella Is an Irredeemable Villain—and Disney Should Keep Her That Way

Just because a villain is a woman doesn’t mean she needs to be redeemed.

#MeFirst: Lady Gaga Doesn’t Need to Name Her Rapist

Treating survivors as a monolith only perpetuates further violence against them.

Finally, a Neurodivergent Family Saves the World

Just because a routinely ableist society often overlooks and underestimates neurodiverse people, that doesn’t mean they aren’t integral to the world around us.

Kristen Arnett’s “With Teeth” Packs a Huge Bite

As unreliable a character as Sammie is, the reader knows she’s not a liar.

Cute Overload: Pride, Kink, and the “Smol Bean–Industrial Complex”

It’s important to remember that respectability will not save us.

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