The author and her husband. Image: The Glow

“I Just Saw Us As A Guy And A Girl. I Didn’t See Us As ‘Chinese Carla’ And ‘White Jeff’.”

I’m one half of what you may call an “interracial couple,” and even though we live in a multicultural area, the reactions and comments we get Read...
Contributed by Carla GS of The Glow | 11.27.15
Photo credit: Daniel Allen

Why I Opted Out Of Thanksgiving

I stopped hosting the holiday at my house, and instead of inviting a barrage of people over for face-stuffing, I turned Thanksgiving into a quiet Read...
Contributed by Kelly Davio | 11.27.15
It's time to take a breather.

8 Ways To IMMEDIATELY Stop Anxiety From Sucking The Life Out Of You

Having anxiety isn't fun, but it seems like anxiety is continuously making its way into my life. And that means I've got to fight anxiety right back Read...
Contributed by Laura Lifshitz of Your Tango | 11.26.15
Keeping him to yourself might be worth it.

Lesson Learned: Why I'm No Longer Sharing My Boyfriend On Social Media 

In the past four months, I’ve undergone a veritable dating hurricane. I ran out on my 10-month-old marriage in August. I texted my decision and Read...
Contributed by Liz Lazzara | 11.26.15

Lisa Loeb: Singer-Songwriter

'90s icon. Mom. Actress. Still rocking the glasses look. Read...
Contributed by Gerry Strauss | 11.27.15
On her Thai Chi practice:
"I've been doing tai chi for about eight years. I learned on the Internet –– the Beijing Kung Fu School has lessons online. I copied it to my phone, so if I forget I can look at my phone. I also learned a bit from a tai chi teacher from Chongqing City who came to Vancouver ––  that's where I'm from. I went to Queen Elizabeth Park to meet her and learn from her because sometimes my direction is wrong."

Chu Learned It On The Internet

On her Thai Chi practice: Read...
Contributed by Erika Pino | 11.24.15
Beef: Yes or No?

What’s The Beef: Sacred Cow Or Cultural Scapegoat?

So this year as we celebrated Diwali, I discovered that by cooking beef, I had protested food injustice, true. But hadn't I also adhered to a well- Read...
Contributed by Kaumudi Marathé | 11.24.15

Ask Erin!: Is He Just Not That Into Me?

Also, in my experience, a little cold never stopped me (or anyone I was dating who was interested in me) from going out with someone I liked. Maybe Read...
Contributed by Erin Khar of RarelyWrongErin | 11.24.15
Not that weird, folks.

Calling All Dads: Facebook Sets The Tone For Paternity Leave

Facebook is just one of a number of Silicon Valley firms offering paid leave to workers — whether that’s maternity or paternity. Read...
Contributed by Nico Lang | 11.24.15
Who in the actual fuck has a whole raw bell pepper at Thanksgiving dinner?

5 Awful Family Members You're Sure To See On Thanksgiving –– And How To Survive

It's time to gather around the table with the family members you see only once or twice a year (for good reason) and try to avoid stabbing each other Read...
Contributed by Jody Allard | 11.24.15
#orangetheworld and end gender-based violence.

Orange The World: Fighting Gender-Based Violence

November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls. Using the color orange to symbolize “a brighter future Read...
Contributed by Marcia G. Yerman | 11.24.15

Overdosed: My Mother's Extreme Bipolar Condition 

My mother had her first psychotic episode on her 40th birthday. As her birthday bash extended into its fourth day of drunken celebrations, it became Read...
Contributed by Sofia Mella | 11.24.15

10 Things I Wish I'd Known As A Teen

7. Don’t give yourself a Brazilian wax with a razor. It doesn't look sexy at all and more importantly, you could do some serious damage to your lady Read...
Contributed by Cynthia Lawrence | 11.24.15

What Is Body Positivity? The Crazy Concept That Is Loving Yourself — VIDEO

In some ways, it feels like 2015 has been the year of  Read...
Contributed by Marie Southard Ospina of Bustle | 11.24.15

Nicole Arbour And I Agree About Syrian Refugees And I Don't Know What's Real Anymore

Nicole Arbour –– comedian of "Dear Fat People" fame –– is back with a new video, and this time it's NOT a complete debacle. In fact, Arbour is Read...
Contributed by Jody Allard | 11.24.15

An Imagined Conversation With A Holiday Gift Guide For Your Dad

Me: Alright, hit me with some suggestions. Holiday Gift Guide: Drum roll, please! How about… a tie?!? Read...
Contributed by Winona Dimeo-Ediger | 11.24.15
This won't be your last pie. Trust us.

How To Come To Terms With Holiday Binge Eating Without Guilt

It’s that time of year when everyone is obsessed with not eating too much food. It’s like a cultural rite of passage: Will you complain about how Read...
Contributed by Caroline Dooner | 11.24.15