Table of Contents
April 4, 2012The universe is up to something.
April 11, 2012Two steps forward, one step back.
April 18, 2012Non-humiliating teen diaries.
April 25, 2012A lot of outrage and a little bit of fun.
The Coming of SpringPhotos from Holi Festival.
Daydream BelieverPhotos for a lonely, sunny day.
Goodbye, American DreamA series of self-portraits by Eleanor.
Their Hearts Were Full of SpringSelf-portraits by Chrissie, lookin' all cute ’n’ spring-ready.
Hello, GoodbyeAll those pretty, colorful things that were lurking behind our content this whole month.
Don't Shout It OutNEVER EVER tell the truth about your feelings, because people will pretty much run for their lives.
Bring the Outside InA guide to creating a more natural habitat.
How to Be a LadyLiterally the only thing you ever need to read.
Secular and Politically Correct Spring Holidays Candy RoundupEggs, eggs, fruit slices, mini eggs, eggs!
What's Cool With You?Another round of emails from our favorite Cool Aunt and Cool Uncle.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: DaisiesBest flower? Yes, best flower.
Queen for a NightMy drag makeover.
Puberty Is What's UpAn investigative report.
Deodorant ReviewsSmell ya later.
The Importance of Being AwkwardTime spent as a smelly, flat-chested teenager has its advantages.
Full DisclosureMy coming-out story.
Losing My ReligionQuitting Mormonism meant a lot more than leaving my faith. It meant saying goodbye to eternity with my family.
Breakup BreakdownA guide to navigating the end of a friendship.
Ruining Your LifeWhat to do when the WORST happens.
That’s How People Grow UpBecoming an adult.
Outsider/InsiderYou may ask yourself, "Well, how did I get here?"
Breaking Up With FacebookSorry, Facebook; I'm just happier without you.
Me, My Boobs, and II woke up with D cups one morning in the middle of eighth grade.
On Containing MultitudesA conversation about growing up biracial.
To Thine Own Self Be TrueHuh?
She’s Leaving HomeGetting through homesickness and finding your crew.
Skipping SchoolCollege isn't for everyone.
A Girl’s Best FriendMan, I love platonic crushes.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: GirlsThank you, Lena Dunham, for making me feel like I will, eventually, be OK.
From One to AnotherMovie makeovers: the good, the bad, and the butterflies.
The Times, They Are a-Changin'Movies and television shows in which people evolve, identities are questioned, relationships end, years pass, transformations occur, and, basically, nothing lasts forever.
Friday Playlist: Before & AfterLook who pulled a switcheroo.
Friday Playlist: Act FourMusic to follow a movie climax.
Theme Song: April 2012“Frydeligt Med Jubelkor”
Music to Change ByOur favorite songs from the '60s, plus stuff that just feels transformation-y.
Friday Playlist: Hanging Out With Lindsay WeirA mixtape/love letter for our favorite character from Freaks and Geeks.
Friday Playlist: Here Comes the SunSongs about transformation (and the '60s) from members of our staff.
Losing ItTips, warnings, and corroboration for the first time you have sex—however you define it.
How to Turn a T-Shirt Into a DressA mod look to make Peggy Moffitt proud.
Because You CanGot a soft spot in your heart for androgyny AND the ’60s? I got you covered.
How to Make Paper BeadsFor a bracelet, a curtain, a shoelace, whatever.
All Locked UpA personal hair-story.
Mod Eye Makeup in Like Five MinutesYou can tell people it took an hour if you want to.
Painted FlowerHow to give yourself a daisy manicure.
The New Wave, the Shag, and Flower PowerStyle inspiration from movies from/about the 1960s.
How to Do a Two-Minute BeehiveA hair DIY with some bonus morosity.
RIT Dye TutorialAka Instant Wardrobe Transformer.
Secret Style Icon: Shirley KurataTalking tacos and the benefits of being a nerd with the smartest stylist around.
Odessey and OracleBlinding and blindingly wonderful photos from Petra.
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodWild curls, thinning hair, school uniforms, and the tyranny of dresses.
Just WonderingSecond opinions on your LIFE.
Ask a Grown Man: B.J. NovakDo looks matter? Why are guys so cocky?
Friend CrushApril 2012: Emma and Margaret
Editor's LetterApril 2012: Transformation
How to Clean Your Room in 10 MinutesEmergency protocol for even the most serious of slobs.
Written on the BodyTwo tat-loving staffers swap war stories.
Tips From a Bacon-Loving VegetarianIf I can make friends with a vegetable, then so can you.
Why Can't I Be You: Shelby KnoxWe talk with this feminist activist and superhero about sex education, Tumblr politics, and what Gloria Steinem is like as a roomate.