“No one told me how much poop this job would involve.”
More than half of all murdered women are killed by intimate partners. So why do stories about Scott Peterson and Chris Watts become national talking points?
As we head for the edge of a climate change cliff, neoliberal market capitalism is chewing up the biosphere and the lives of everyone in it. But it’s not too late to act.
You basically never have to pay for information or entertainment again.
Homelessness, traffic, and average rents have skyrocketed. But hey, at least we have some nice restaurants.
Drag queen storytimes and other LGBT programs are meant to create safe spaces for the queer community. The librarians running them are getting death threats.
While urban Indians like me run our own home into the ground, the 50% foreign community of Auroville has turned barren land into a lush forest. For more on this story, watch Follow This on Netflix.
The winners were revealed at the 69th National Book Awards ceremony.
"It made me love learning, which is the greatest gift I possibly could have received."
My half-joking hobby isn't all that funny anymore, but it’s not like I’m going to look away.
Since 2004, the Appalachian Prison Book Project has distributed approximately 25,000 books to inmates in the region.
Sometimes the best way to deal with a broken heart is to break it even deeper.
In her hugely popular book, Rachel Hollis asks women to interrogate the lies they’ve believed about themselves. But what about the ones she’s telling?
From Boy Erased to Love, Simon, there has been a wave of movies this year about LGBT teenagers struggling to accept their sexuality — but there is so much more to being a queer kid than coming out.
With so much sex toy variety at women's fingertips, who really needs an artificial man? For more on this, watch BuzzFeed News' Follow This on Netflix.
“We awoke a beast. It’s not going back to sleep again.”
“It’s like me and a bunch of middle-aged retired ladies,” Natalie Marquez, a 20-year-old Beto ambassador from Brownsville, said. “Well, and a few very brave men.”
You think you’re drinking soda, but you’re really drinking the history of our country, through sweet bubbles.
In the Netflix series, a family unit's destruction is the ultimate horror. But Shirley Jackson’s novel asked whether the nuclear family — which has alienated so many queer people — is itself horrifying. Warning: Spoilers ahead.
What started out as a religious niche has matured into a $250 billion industry designed by and for women of faith who love fashion. For more on modest fashion, watch BuzzFeed News’ Follow This series on Netflix.
In Mid90s, Minding the Gap, and Skate Kitchen, skateboarding doesn't just look good onscreen — it’s a fascinating way to deal with race, gender, and what it means to belong.
Dianna Vasher is one of a growing number of trans women finding safety, freedom, and a viable career path in cross-country truck driving.
The actor’s performances in Homecoming, Ben Is Back and other recent roles push back against the image that has defined her for so long.
Even though my son was conceived in the most traumatic possible way, his birth was my saving grace.
In Montana’s sole congressional district, Democrat Kathleen Williams is trying to convince voters that Greg Gianforte — and the Trumpian values he represents — is not who they are.
If every news cycle in your country leaves you aghast, an invented or reimagined nation can be alluring. These are the ones I kept in mind while writing my own.
Thinking about homeownership fills me with despair, so I started looking at houses that cost more than $10 million. What I found was tacky, gilded-and-marble joy.
The media mogul will door-knock voters and hold two town halls this week with Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor.
In trying to tell Mercury’s queer story through his straight bandmates’ eyes, the new Queen biopic ends up saying almost nothing at all.
Abrams’ “unlikely voters” are ready to mobilize in the face of national attention and voter suppression: “Right now, it’s go time.”