Chatting with the prolific writer about gentrification, anti-Black racism, and her thriller debut, When No One Is Watching.
Shows like Indian Matchmaking and Family Karma are entertaining, but when will South Asian people get reality TV that doesn't depict our culture as being a drag?
To make something like FFS truly accessible — and to give trans people true agency over it — requires completely reimagining the capitalist medical system.
The soap star and QVC queen's utter shamelessness has revived the franchise.
While I’ll Be Gone in The Dark and Unsolved Mysteries make for compelling TV, it’s time for true crime to move past white middlebrow comfort food.
In this short story from Sansei and Sensibility, a woman has to clean up her late aunt's apartment.
My mother and I were very close, but when she died last year there was still so much I didn’t know about her.
"Folklore" will have you feeling like a lovelorn teen again.
We urgently need new ways to talk about public figures living with mental illness.
In this story from I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, a man tries to convince his wife her anger isn’t real.
The musician has used TikTok to revamp his career, but he’s also perpetuating many of the app’s long-standing issues.
The captivating novel will be BuzzFeed Book Club's August pick.
The couple’s Facebook Watch interview about Jada’s relationship with August Alsina was eye-opening in more ways than one.
From Dorothy Wordsworth's early 19th-century journals to Carolyn Finney's interrogation of "wilderness is whiteness" — these women changed the nature writing game.
I grew up watching YouTubers like Shane Dawson and Jenna Marbles. Their recent controversies have soured my nostalgia.
I wasn’t even obese but definitely overweight and vulnerable. Words really hurt, snarky remarks stayed in my mind long after they were uttered...There would be time to achieve my body goals.
In When No One Is Watching, a Brooklyn native suspects something more sinister than gentrification is driving Black residents out. Here's the first chapter.
Growing up in a strict Korean Presbyterian community, chastity was a given. But the body-shaming I received made sex seem like an impossibility.
From meet-cutes to forbidden love to a rodeo threesome, these erotic stories will make you sweat.
The sex I’ve had since I left my marriage has given me a way to live in the present and ask for my present needs — and made me realize how much that freedom means.
Historically associated with gay male culture, the glory hole is a remarkably durable form of sexual expression that both straights and gays use to this day.
My sex life as a fat woman was a trickle of accumulated humiliations and loneliness, so I decided to try enjoying my own company instead.
Five people who had been doing in-person sex work before the pandemic talk about how they are managing — mentally and financially — in a new reality.
Bossy billionaires, forced proximity, strangers-to-lovers, and a lot of sex — these are some of the most popular erotic romances on Goodreads.
The ass is an opening into a world that doesn’t have to be this one.
I was terrified to come out to my partner. Turns out it was the best thing I ever did — for myself, for our relationship, and for our sex life.
Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize–winning The Nickel Boys, Jia Tolentino's best-selling essay collection, and more.
I used to worry that queer monogamy was the kiss of death. But my boyfriend’s new chastity cage showed us a world of sexual possibility — for just the two of us.
A recent poll by BuzzFeed/Ipsos shows sex lives haven’t changed all that much during the pandemic, but some people have actually found their sexual groove right now.
We've got a long weekend coming up — which book should you spend it with?