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Sadies Céng December 7, 2021

I want to be rich. I want the latest iPhone, a new laptop, a shiny car, a big house, a pedigree...

Photo by Amir Sarooghi

Some people move to New York to find success. I moved to find myself.

Liz Eschenbach October 28, 2021

Story by Elizabeth Eschbach You only need two things in life to...

Thenushiya Vigneswaran, 24, in traditional Sri Lankan clothing and in her day-to-day wear. Photo Credit: Pablo Unzueta

Caught Between Two Worlds

Cynthia Schroeder October 27, 2021

It was one of those days when I was on the brink of tears because everything...

Am I Pretty Enough Yet?

Am I Pretty Enough Yet?

Jennifer Sandy October 27, 2021

The media perpetuates dangerous and unattainable ideals of female beauty,...

A portrait of Vershell Hall holding her son’s picture, Richard Tyson, a 20-year-old man gunned down by Inglewood Police on May 9, 2007.

Unarmed and Gunned Down

Pablo A. Unzueta October 27, 2021

Story and photos by Pablo Unzueta For the past year, we have heard a lot of...

The Maxies

The Maxies

Jamie Nicole Rocha October 26, 2021

Story by Jamie Nicole Rocha You walk onto the dance floor at a punk rock show and find yourself...

Gay, Latino and Macho

Gay, Latino and Macho

Story by Albert Serna Jr. and Adolfo Tigerino Forced onto a school bus as the day came to...

In the Shadows of Los Angeles

In the Shadows of Los Angeles

Pablo A. Unzueta October 21, 2021

Story and photos by Pablo Unzueta For decades, Los Angeles has been labeled...

Original artwork by IG: @ryan_flux

My Boyfriend was a Ladyboy

Megan Cansino August 27, 2021
Even after death, I still see his beauty
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