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Personal Essay | Saudade

September 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

Saudade, a certain feeling of longing for that which you might never have had in the first place. An emotional state of a sort, that has no accurate expression, really. [...]

True Story | Reflections on a New Life

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Everett Maroon I’ve lost track of when I took my first dose of testosterone in an attempt to make my life match my heart and brain a little more closely. I should be [...]

When We Were Hungry

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

I remember the last meal I had in Paris. I was with my sister on a two-week tour of France and England in 1998; we’d been visiting our friend Mia who was from our hometown [...]

What Is Fair?

July 13, 2015 // 10 Comments

by Sarah Coglianese Receiving an ALS diagnosis when I was 33 years old was the biggest shock of my life. Or rather, it wasn’t a sudden moment of shock, but a continuous [...]

Sparkly Shoes

June 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

by Cody Hickman To most of my friends, it has become obvious that I’ve been on a “transgender” kick, lately. The simple reason for this is that [...]


June 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

by Lisa Pawlak The same morning my world was set ablaze, I slept in, peacefully, eventually waking up to the sound of my phone ringing and the smell of smoke in the air. The [...]
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