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My life as a polyamorist

Google Calendars, anchor dates, and other rules and rituals of ethical non-monogamy

First Person

What you do after your house burns down

Navigating scrap metal thieves, shady restoration companies, and the kindness of strangers

By Jessica Palombo Gustafson


The race to save a forbidden language in Alaska

Memory, stigma, and the nearly-lost history of Ninilchik Russian

By Ella Jacobson


What would you do? Take an immigrant’s journey.

Here are eight immigrant stories, told through composite characters but based on real laws and historically documented scenarios. Follow their paths, and see how you would respond to the choices they faced.

Stories in Ideas


The truth behind those glorious #VanLife images

The wanderlust was real. So was the lack of a bathroom.

By Jenni Gritters

Stories in First Person