DNA tests promise to tell people who they are and where they’re from. But for Emma Gilchrist, a search for answers only led to more questions.
In This Issue
Late in his life, Anna Leventhal’s father found a hidden side of his family—and of himself.
In the Western imagination, growing old often means retreating from life. Furqan Mohamed was raised to know otherwise.
After our loved ones die, we’re left to deal with their belongings. As Nikki Reimer explains, sorting through grief is no small task.
Erin James-Abra always knew she wanted a family. She just couldn’t predict what shape it would take.
Therapy is supposed to be a space for healing. And yet, years of seeing white therapists only brought Minelle Mahtani more pain.
A photo essay.
When Isaac Würmann’s relationship began to crumble, he started seeking out examples of queer love elsewhere. It turns out, he didn’t have to look far.
Translation by Melissa Bull
Spring reads from Selina Boan, Cheryl Thompson, Carrie Jenkins and others
New music from The Weather Station, mara wild, Yu Su, and Kae Sun