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A Week Of Being Unemployed In New York, NY

A Week Of Being Unemployed In New York, NY

5 p.m. — Home, showered, in bed. Parents, G., and I have a celebratory glass of champagne. Sometime around 7, our FreshDirect arrives (we get basic stuff delivered weekly, about $50-70 depending on what we need, split evenly, paid for last week). We quickly unpack the La Croix, quinoa, sweet potatoes, carrots, onions, a bag…
I Love My Kid, But…I’m Sick Of Being Told How To Parent

I Love My Kid, But…I’m Sick Of Being Told How To Parent

I remember sitting in the waiting room of a doctor’s office, my newborn clutched to my chest and my face a haggard sight, reflecting some mix of being completely enamored with my child and having barely slept since her birth. A lady beside me must have known the look in my eyes, as she chuckled,…
Jonathan Van Ness Is Ready To Talk About Being HIV-Positive

Jonathan Van Ness Is Ready To Talk About Being HIV-Positive

“When Queer Eye’ came out, it was really difficult because I was like, ‘Do I want to talk about my status?” he said. “And then I was like, ‘The Trump administration has done everything they can do to have the stigmatization of the LGBT community thrive around me.’” He paused before adding, “I do feel…
Why Being Pro Black Must Include Being Pro Queer

Why Being Pro Black Must Include Being Pro Queer

“People were queer in your day and before your day, and they'll be queer after your day,” says Raven Baker, Unbothered's associate social media editor, on this week's episode of Go Off, Sis. It's true: While LGBTQIA visibility is increasing, discrimination and inequality continue to make it difficult to exist as a queer person, no…
Brazilian Pop Star Pabllo Vittar: “I Suffered A Lot For Just Being Myself”

Brazilian Pop Star Pabllo Vittar: “I Suffered A Lot For Just Being Myself”

However, it was a journey for Vittar, who now has over 8 million followers on Instagram, to gain that confidence. "When I was a child, I suffered a lot for just being myself," she says, speaking on the bullying she faced in her small hometown in Brazil. It was with the support of family, especially…
Justin Bieber Wants Trump To Free A$AP Rocky — & The Kids Being Held At The Border

Justin Bieber Wants Trump To Free A$AP Rocky — & The Kids Being Held...

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I’m Tired Of Being Asked, “Are You A Boy Or A Girl?”

I’m Tired Of Being Asked, “Are You A Boy Or A Girl?”

Gee, who had answered to "Samantha" their entire life, describes their childhood as “pink, pink, pink, and full of princesses.” But by high school, that had started to shift, and they wanted to distance themselves from "Samantha." So, in that moment, they wrote down "Sam,” and their journey to understanding their own gender began.
This Is The 2019 Version Of Being #1 In The Myspace Top 8

This Is The 2019 Version Of Being #1 In The Myspace Top 8

Friendship bracelets, half-heart necklaces, Myspace Top 8: People have always found creative ways to show the world how much they love their bestie. But bracelets snap, necklaces get lost, and, well, we all know what happened to Myspace. (RIP.) Now, there's a new way to declare your undying loyalty to your friends and it's a…
Jean Brownhill Isn’t Afraid To Joke About Being The Only Woman In The Room

Jean Brownhill Isn’t Afraid To Joke About Being The Only Woman In The Room

Success stories can seem just as fantastical as the fairy tales you (may have) loved growing up: Bold career woman finds herself in the right place at the right time, and poof, her fairy godmother mentor snaps her fingers, transforming our hero into an overnight success who brings home a seven-figure salary, jet-sets around the…
Marlen Ochoa-Lopez’s Son Remains In Critical Condition After Being Cut From Her Womb

Marlen Ochoa-Lopez’s Son Remains In Critical Condition After Being Cut From Her Womb

Once she met the mother-daughter duo in their Southwest Side home, they allegedly strangled her and cut her baby out of her womb. Police said Clarisa called 911 after removing the baby, saying she had given birth to the boy at home and he was “pale and blue.” The baby was transported to the Advocate…

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