Wellness

Angelina Jolie (and I) Will Have Another Preventative Surgery

Angelina Jolie’s announcement of her prophylactic mastectomy last month gave me the courage to write about my experience as a carrier of the BRCA1 mutation […]

Wellness

Why I Chose To Have a Preventative Double Mastectomy

Like Angelina Jolie, I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation and several years ago at age 34, opted to have both breasts removed even though I […]

News

Why It's Too Soon To Tell If Obama's Immigration Announcement Will Change Anything

Oumou Troure photo featured in The Thing Is, I’m Undocumented. (Photo by Rania Matar) On Friday afternoon, minutes after President Obama announced that his administration […]

News

Why It's Too Soon To Tell If Obama's Immigration Announcement Will Change Anything

Oumou Troure photo featured in The Thing Is, I’m Undocumented. (Photo by Rania Matar) On Friday afternoon, minutes after President Obama announced that his administration […]

News

Why It's Too Soon To Tell If Obama's Immigration Announcement Will Change Anything

Oumou Troure photo featured in The Thing Is, I’m Undocumented. (Photo by Rania Matar) On Friday afternoon, minutes after President Obama announced that his administration […]