family

The Magical Sounds of Singing Sister Trio Joseph

While forming an all-sibling band would be a worst nightmare for many of us, the Closners swear that their tight-knit nature makes their music all the easier to perform.  Read more »

"Midwest Farmer's Daughter" Makes Good: Singer Margo Price's Golden Year

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this generation’s Tammy Wynette, you’ll be pleased to know that the wait is finally over. Read more »

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  Read more »

Ask Bear: I'm a Queer Femme Woman—Can I Call Myself "Papa"?

A queer parenting conundrum.  Read more »

Egged On: The Commodified Altruism of the Assisted-Reproduction Industry

Paid egg donation is often framed as a miraculous, even selfless, act when in reality it is a big business that hinges on well-oiled marketing and recruitment practices. Read more »

Ask Bear: I Wanted to Join the Peace Corps, But then I Fell In Love

Should you follow your life-long dream? Or stick around for a budding romance? Read more »

MariNaomi Looks In Between Cultures in Illustrated Memoir "Turning Japanese"

“It was definitely pretty naive to think that I would find some kind of belonging in a foreign country.” Read more »

Ask Bear: My Family is Trying to Guilt Me Into Talking to My Abusive Dad

A reader's family disapproves of them no longer having a relationship with their dad. “You'll come around,” they say.  Read more »

In Her Memoir, Diane Guerrero Showcases the Struggles and Resilience of An Undocumented Family

Orange is the New Black star Diane Guerrero opens up about her family in her memoir “In the Country We Love.” Read more »

Artists Made Gorgeous, Free "Mamas Day" Cards for All Families

You can sponsor a card to be sent to moms held in immigration detention, too.  Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »