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What I've Learned From Having a Trans Partner


"They used to hang horse thieves," said everyone except the sheriff.

Honest Dogs


What's half-wild, in Katie Orlinsky's photos, are not the dogs but the people.

Tough Love



You like someone! You're going on a date! This is all very good news.

Lindsey Vonn's Body Politics


Celebrating the look of female power is a step toward celebrating actual female power.

The Everlasting Power of Alaska


We bought it, but it has never been ours.

Welcome to Dog World!

The Atavist Magazine


We were supposed to give tourists a taste of Real Alaska. Then things got real.

Why is the World's Gayest Sport Stuck in the Closet?



I was assigned to profile a gay figure skater training for Sochi. The problem was, I couldn't find any.

How to Teach a Dog to be Brave


Now that they've learned to manage their bodily functions, the pups are ready for their next lesson.

200 Dog Night

This American Life

They didn't understand why they hadn't been rescued yet.

Useless Bay


Just like that there'd be one less trouble in a world with too much already.

The Violence that Goes Unnoticed

Waging Nonviolence

Remarkably, this is the least depressing environmental book I've read in years.

For the Sake of the Sin:

Norway's Fugitive Mountain Woman


Murder aside, she was the kind of person I want to be.