In college, I had an African American professor who slept with his students or took them on dates in the hope of sleeping with them. He was a likable…
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(Image: Grey Gardens) All over the internet are floral images superimposed with the chaotic-sounding word “Athazagoraphobia.” These images often include…
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My voice is a tad boyish, though I do try to inject girliness and coquettishness into it at times. I don’t know how successful I am at that. What I do…
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I don’t support Substack’s decision to platform Jesse Singal and Glenn Greenwald, among other prominent losers, so I’m dipping after I publish one last…
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The first two Ethiopian girls I ever knew—both students at the elementary school I attended from grades 1 to 3—were, on a surface level at least, my…
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My Year of @Bestdressed and Aestheticization
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Cool—hip—feels like a luxurious, gaping fur coat, something so cozy and cavernous that you could take residence in it. Or, it can feel like the glossy…
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(Photo: Zoë Kravitz as Big Little Lies’ Bonnie Carlson doing her finest cardigan acting.) In the last couple of months, a cardigan I used to wear when I…
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(Image: Jalouse N°25 | 1998 - Enoshima by Louis Decamps) “The trouble with comparing yourself to others is that there are too many others. Using all…
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Three summers ago, I lost my cousins Yahya and Aydruce less than a month apart. Yahye died in a car crash that everyone else present for survived…
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Discussion Thread: Man Repeller Unlike Taylor Swift, Leandra Medine Cohen is NOT a real celebrity, so her brand could never be what Gwenyth Paltrow’s Goop is, and with the shut…
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Alterna-Gurls As the daughter of immigrants, I used to be over-eager to relate to popular culture, even if it meant moving at a velocity greater than my…
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