Fun
Though the Meat Mountain is technically a "secret" (you can't find it listed on their menu), the people at Arby's are very accommodating when you order one.
Issues
In light of all the risks and challenges facing undocumented women, I’m not sure the decision to come here can be viewed as a choice at all, but as the only means of survival.
Beauty
My only prior experience with store-bought fake nails was the embarrassment of having them fall off in public. How mortifying is it to look down at your plate and see that your nails are now chilling in your salad like some cheap plastic nail-shaped croutons? Hell no, and no ma'am.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
Similar to when chum is thrown out into the water to attract fish, "chumming" is when a guy or a girl sends out little bits of correspondence to see what kind of a reaction he gets.
Healthy
No forgetting to take my pills, remove or insert a contraceptive ring, or deal with the visits for the shot or an insertion of an implant. 8-10 years of efficacy? Less than 1% failure rate? What's not to love?
Fun
If I could have a room in my house dedicated to the perfection that is Beyoncé, I would do it.
It Happened To Me
Healthy
Usually when I sleepwalk, I wake up with food wrappers scattered around my chair and a sickly feeling in my stomach.
Fun
With headlines like "Are Boys Pretty?" and "Pot Shots: Marijuana Review," this has to be good.
Beauty
I took the time to apply Etude House's Play 101 pencils before heading to the hospital, and I regret nothing.
Issues
There has been plenty of rhetoric about suicide being a “choice,” the implication being that it’s the wrong choice.
It Happened To Me
Healthy
I sometimes feel self-conscious about popping probiotics at a restaurant dinner table, or worry about appearing high-maintenance when ordering a side of kale to go with my side of squash.
Clothes
I've been getting Blair comparisons for six years, and now I'm ready to embrace it. Bow down.
Issues
The Internet can be a terrible place, but don't hide behind that as an excuse to avoid dealing with inappropriate, cruel, and awful commenters.
Healthy
What follows are some tips that I've gathered from more than 15 years of working with folks for whom getting this life-saving test is an act of heroism.
Issues
Fun
A thoughtful gift can mean a lot, and it's still cheaper than a hotel room.
Issues
If you’re like most of the smart, kind, politically invested white people I know, you’ve been watching recent events via the Internet and the news and thinking, “I am very informed on these circumstances right now, but I don’t know what I can DO.”
Lesley in

Aug 27, 2014 at 3:00pm | 92 comments

Issues
There’s no nail polish, lip gloss, or self-defense class that can guarantee someone physically stronger than you won’t feel entitled to your body.
Issues
Just hours earlier, I was at one of the finest hotels in the city, handling celebrity talent at a Emmy Awards Gifting Suite.
It Happened To Me
I want to make my own money and be professionally fulfilled, but something in my brain won't let me.
Issues
There was the time when students laughed at me for wearing a head-wrap to class, and one teacher approached me and asked if I was wearing a Thai skirt on my head.
Beauty
The unusually affordable LORAC Blushing Beauty Collection takes the guesswork out of ridiculously pretty makeup.
Issues
Some of the headlines you might have missed, neatly summarized.
Amanda Lauren in

Aug 27, 2014 at 12:30pm | 12 comments

Issues
How could someone believe in a god when there’s no hard evidence supporting his existence? That’s a question I’m asked more often than I care to think about.