These ten friends have been playing the childhood game for decades—and each year, the stakes get higher. Now, their contest is being immortalized on film.
Surgery can be seen as way to escape being a trans woman, the freedom to disappear into an “ordinary” life. But my scars, my complicated being, mean more than any illusion of freedom.
Despite decades of persecution and discrimination, shamanism, Korea’s oldest belief system, still maintains its hold on the national psyche.
In her fifty years on screen, her palpable desperation to be liked has moved audiences or grated on them. But she projects something constant and knowable—the marker of a true star.
He gave his life to the Russian Orthodox Church. It didn’t deserve to lay claim to him in death, too.
After the deaths of Colten Boushie, Tina Fontaine, and so many others, Canadian society seems much more convinced about what didn’t cause them than what did.
I’d returned to Puerto Rico to drink, yes, but more than that, to see how much—and how little—Hurricane Maria had changed things.
Children like me, whose parents suffer from mental health issues, often become invisible ourselves.
A shot from my father’s gun killed our neighbor and traced a trajectory through decades of guilt, shame, fear and anger. Unraveling the moment my family calls “the accident.”
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