Relationships

As a Biracial Woman, It's Powerful to See "The Mindy Project" Explore Identity

In my family, my race and my culture made perfect sense. Outside it, people didn’t always know what to make of me. 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 »

The Questioning Continuum: Seeking Sexuality as a Lifelong Process

While the Q of “Queer” is rightfully gaining more traction, the Q of “Questioning” doesn’t get a lot of love in a culture that demands definition.   Read more »

Ask Bear: What If My Relationship Has An Expiration Date?

A couple gets along great, but one of them is planning to move thousands of miles away. What do you do? Read more »

Web Series "Anarkali" Centers on Brown Love, Heartbreak, and Friendship

“We've never seen what it's like for brown girls to date in the diaspora.” Read more »

Ask Bear: My Friends Say I Can't Take a Joke

A reader wonders if they're humorless and “too sensitive” and should try to lighten up.  Read more »

Ask Bear: How Do I Talk to My Partner About Nonmonogamy?

No wonder you're anxious to bring up the topic—our culture tells us relationships only work one way.  Read more »

An HBO Sci-Fi Show About the Rapture Helped Me Heal from Divorce

In “The Leftovers,” millions of people suddenly depart Earth. The show about loss and guilt hits close to home. In August, I left my husband, my income, one of my cats, and my belief in everlasting love. The transition was anything but smooth.  Read more »

Popaganda: Self-Care

Hardcore activists still need to sleep enough, eat enough, and stretch every once in a while. On this episode, we explore the gender and race dynamics of taking care of our minds and bodies and share self-care tips. Featuring Evette Dionne on why self-care is a radical act and writer... Read more »

Ask Bear: How Can I Forgive Someone for Dumping Me?

Being dumped sucks. But here's the good news: You’re not on his timeline anymore. Read more »

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