Relationships

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.

Can “Master of None” Survive Aziz Ansari’s Scandal? We Still Don’t Know.

Master of None lost one of its most compelling components: unflinching emotional honesty. Read more »

Beautiful Suffering: “Pop Song” Bears Witness to the Power of Different Loves

Maybe it’s human instinct to want to capture our emotions, to bottle and preserve them for others to see. Read more »

“Love in Color” Modernizes the Myths We Love to Hate

Rather than denote these tales as relics of the past, she communicates the value of these myths, stories retold for centuries that reveal all the things that love can be. Read more »

You Are the Sun: Being Single Is No Longer a Social Sob Story

Partnership is not a prize to be won or a goal to be achieved. Read more »

Love Sick: It’s Time to Uncouple Care Work from Romantic Love

The pandemic has laid bare the American assumption that romantic relationships provide all the care we need. Read more »

You’ve Got a Friend in Trusty, Dusty Online Advice Forums

There’s something entertaining but also affirming in reading about someone else’s problems, especially when they’re real doozies. Read more »

Now Is Really Not the Time for Your Martin Shkreli Love Story

Who are the folks sympathizing with Christie Smythe’s absurd display of wealthy white lady privilege? Read more »

Unraveling the Tragedy of Heterosexuality

Mutual dislike and violence are not an unfortunate bug in the heteropatriarchal system; they’re fundamental to it. Read more »

Love No Limit: Sliding into Nonmonogamy Safely and Ethically

There’s a prevalent notion that women only choose to practice nonmonogamy because the men in their lives guide them toward it. Read more »

Jada Pinkett-Smith Isn’t the Villain in Her Entanglement. Nobody Is.

Will and Jada’s public relationship has resulted in explosive discourse online. Read more »

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