The past year has brought dramatic shifts to our family structures. But our understanding of what exactly makes a family has been changing for some time now. On our cover, artist Lily Snowden-Fine and art directors Brian Morgan and Rachel Wine show that it’s all relative.
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
Late in his life, Anna Leventhal’s father found a
hidden side of his family—and of himself.
Therapy is supposed to be a space for healing.
And yet, years of seeing white therapists only
brought Minelle Mahtani more pain.
The Power of Negative thinking: a new comic by Jake Tobin Garrett.
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
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.
Plus new fiction by Jessica Johns, poetry by Kate Kennedy, the Book Room, the Music Room and more!