Writing by Toni Stanger // Photograph by Nadia Bautista // Every time I thought about it – which was every second of the day– let’s be honest – it made my heart race and struck me with immense panic. Could I be gay? I didn’t know if it was true. But I knew I didn’t want it to be.Read More
Writing by Kim Koelmeyer // Photograph by Nadia Bautista // Almost all of us will go through a breakup, and the first one can hit hard. But it’s also an opportunity for reflection, evaluation, and learning lessons that will stay with you forever, even if the person who broke your heart doesn’t.Read More
Writing by Kassandra Drummond // Photograph by Nadia Bautista // We did it on an old couch that was so worn-out I could feel a metal support pole digging into my back the whole time. It wasn’t bad, but it definitely wasn’t the fireworks I’d read about in the trashy romantic novels I’d been devouring recently.Read More
Writing by Naila Karim // Photograph by Nadia Bautista // It’s OK to be 19 and still have no idea who you are. Not really a tip, but just a reminder. This one will most likely be on my list next year as well. It’s okay if you’re still figuring out who the hell you are and what you want in life–I’m still there too.