A mother of two on building a rock-solid relationship with her devoted husband...while dating fifty or so other people.
Polyamorous People #2: “Once You Start Questioning Gender, Other Things Fall Down Like a House of Cards”
A transgender New Yorker on life in an all-queer, all-poly Brooklyn group house, and on the alarm spreading through their community as Trump takes over.
Polyamorous People #1: “I Tried to Live Without Men, and I Tried to Live Without Women. I Couldn’t Do Either.”
An enlightened bisexual man on the search for the perfect ménage.
A four-foot-nine-inch Mexican-American woman on standing tall for her people, and taking it to the streets for all oppressed people.
Protest People #3: Why I Didn’t Call the Police When Trump Supporters Punched My Friends in the Face
A fearless queer activist on a violent assault in the heart of Manhattan, and why the coming battle will require a crash course in self-defense.
How a white man from Alaska picked up a camera and became a pivotal force in New York's movement to save Black Lives.
A Black Lives Matter leader on what he’s learned from two years of dogged demonstrations—including one very aggressive arrest—and on what happens next.
An English engineer with a midlife crisis drives 6,500 miles through the American heartland—and sticks it out as the only old guy at the hostel.
A would-be Kingslayer on finding a safe space in a crowded city for one extremely competitive and quirky new pastime.
Hostel People #9: Growing Up We Had Nothing and War Was Everywhere. Now I Travel the World and Have It All.
A small-town Serbian boy on dreaming big and living large…and eavesdropping on loud-talking New Yorkers.
An architecture student from Shanghai on why the buildings of New York have thoughts and feelings—and how that can be truly terrifying.
A blissed-out divorcee on the joys of “Conscious Uncoupling,” learning to be selfish, and mother-daughter bonding on the NYC subway.
A determined thru hiker on dodging bears and battling Lyme disease—and trekking across NYC.
A big-talking Spanish señora on the kindness of strangers, what it’s like to be the loudest snorer in a roomful of men, and how a fly-by bird-bombing made her day.
A safari-guide-turned-world-traveler on brushes with beasts, and how the real New York compares to the Big Apple of the movies.
After a consolidation of power in Romania, politicos thought they could get away with anything. These outraged citizens thought otherwise.
An Aussie post-grad on circling the globe, getting lost in New York, and the unexpected comfort of walking shoulder-to-shoulder with thousands of strangers.
A minor-league baseball manager on sugary slush, the gritty glory of flophouses, the world’s best bookstore, and traveling cross-continent for The Boss.
A Filipino lawyer on street smarts, the world’s wackiest politicians, and the fuzzy feeling of watching “The Book of Mormon.”
In the West Village, a mystical healing group provides a sacred and safe space for gay men.