Where human empathy and imagination go, the law eventually follows. Are whales on the verge of a civil-rights movement and, if so, what is the science? What would a “Cetacean Nation” even look like?
Where human empathy and imagination go, the law eventually follows. Are whales on the verge of a civil-rights movement and, if so, what is the science? What would a “Cetacean Nation” even look like?
The author reviews research demonstrating that the most common reaction post-trauma is a lack of symptoms and a healthy outcome closely resembling the individual’s state of being pre-trauma.
The author reviews research demonstrating that the most common reaction post-trauma is a lack of symptoms and a healthy outcome closely resembling the individual’s state of being pre-trauma.
Most of my paintings are representational and abstract, quite unlike this group. I began painting them while in psychotherapy. The Perpetrator Series came about unexpectedly. One day I had the urge to paint from my suffering.
Most of my paintings are representational and abstract, quite unlike this group. I began painting them while in psychotherapy. The Perpetrator Series came about unexpectedly. One day I had the urge to paint from my suffering.
As a psychoanalyst and dancer, Dr. Ceccoli is keenly aware of the connection between mind and body. Here she reviews the work of Flemish choreographer Ann Van den Broek, who confronts us with the disturbing relationship between movement and trauma.
As a psychoanalyst and dancer, Dr. Ceccoli is keenly aware of the connection between mind and body. Here she reviews the work of Flemish choreographer Ann Van den Broek, who confronts us with the disturbing relationship between movement and trauma.
"A plane crashed into the Trade Center,” Joey cried. I instantly jumped out of bed and stood with him at the bedroom window. We watched helplessly as the second plane hit and dozens of victims chose death by jumping from their office windows.
"A plane crashed into the Trade Center,” Joey cried. I instantly jumped out of bed and stood with him at the bedroom window. We watched helplessly as the second plane hit and dozens of victims chose death by jumping from their office windows.
In the quest to find answers about the cause of the Near Death Experience, Dr. Venselaar describes an astonishing new theory based on the dynamics of (astro)physics.
In the quest to find answers about the cause of the Near Death Experience, Dr. Venselaar describes an astonishing new theory based on the dynamics of (astro)physics.
…My heart had been cut out from my chest and my body sustained on a machine which replicated a heart's function. My work is a record of my body, from that first memory to the other chronic conditions and surgical procedures that continue to affect me.
…My heart had been cut out from my chest and my body sustained on a machine which replicated a heart's function. My work is a record of my body, from that first memory to the other chronic conditions and surgical procedures that continue to affect me.
Conversed is an ongoing multimedia project between John Steven Cummins and Aron Fischer, two men in love. Their playful exchange is part affirmation, part confession, and part archaeology of a dyad.
Conversed is an ongoing multimedia project between John Steven Cummins and Aron Fischer, two men in love. Their playful exchange is part affirmation, part confession, and part archaeology of a dyad.
"So it was that I found myself in the middle of December 2004, cleaning the one-room Victorian apartment in which my love had lived and then ended his life. I came with his sister-friend to cleanse him from that space."
"So it was that I found myself in the middle of December 2004, cleaning the one-room Victorian apartment in which my love had lived and then ended his life. I came with his sister-friend to cleanse him from that space."
This extraordinary memoir chronicles the story of a girl who endures extreme abuse to protect her family, then exacts revenge through vigilante justice.
This extraordinary memoir chronicles the story of a girl who endures extreme abuse to protect her family, then exacts revenge through vigilante justice.
The topic of fear is pervasive. For the past couple of years, I have been working on the Fear Project, which explores other people’s fears through their words and my visuals.
The topic of fear is pervasive. For the past couple of years, I have been working on the Fear Project, which explores other people’s fears through their words and my visuals.
Kimberly Lieu surveys the recent work of The Atlantic editor Scott Stossel, whose mission to manage his anxiety and depression through conventional and “alternative therapies” like yoga, meditation, hypnosis, massage therapy and acupuncture has produced an entertaining, informative read.
Kimberly Lieu surveys the recent work of The Atlantic editor Scott Stossel, whose mission to manage his anxiety and depression through conventional and “alternative therapies” like yoga, meditation, hypnosis, massage therapy and acupuncture has produced an entertaining, informative read.
Our response to trauma is influenced by our capacity for resilience, the current stability of our life, and the strength of our support network. But what about the secondary effects on those who take care of survivors?
Our response to trauma is influenced by our capacity for resilience, the current stability of our life, and the strength of our support network. But what about the secondary effects on those who take care of survivors?
Detail of Fire, according to its author, the award-winning poet Richard Siken, is more of a “sideways take on trauma: continued and engaged trauma, rather than hindsight.”
Detail of Fire, according to its author, the award-winning poet Richard Siken, is more of a “sideways take on trauma: continued and engaged trauma, rather than hindsight.”
1990 was not only the year of sun eruptions, but also of my brain. My heart confessed to me and opened the gate of creativity. I crossed it, forever, without looking back, with no doubt, lost for shadow and disbelief!
1990 was not only the year of sun eruptions, but also of my brain. My heart confessed to me and opened the gate of creativity. I crossed it, forever, without looking back, with no doubt, lost for shadow and disbelief!
Robert Frashure interviews film director Michael Lucas, who offers insights into the current state of Russian politics and the LGBT community in his documentary film, "The Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda."
Robert Frashure interviews film director Michael Lucas, who offers insights into the current state of Russian politics and the LGBT community in his documentary film, "The Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda."
“When had I decided,” Monica asks, “that anything short of a physical beating was fair game in a relationship?”
“When had I decided,” Monica asks, “that anything short of a physical beating was fair game in a relationship?”

Books by Contributing Authors & Artists

Hush Hush and Other Veneers
by Alexandra Dell'Amore
Your Brain on Sex
by Stanley Siegel
My Age of Anxiety
by Scott Stossel
The Head Trip
by Jeff Warren
Crush (Yale Series of Younger Poets)
by Richard Siken
Bad Behavior
by Bill Hayward
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