I'm Genderqueer — Please Stop Asking Me When I'm 'Really' Going To Transition

Like so many genderqueer people, my transition has not been from one gender identity to 'the other.'

To The People Who Say 'Enough With The Transgender Stories Already' -- Here's Why They (And Mine) Matter

"Trans narratives are all different. There is no 'one answer' to creating awareness of trans identities."

What It's Like To Be A Trans Man In The Yoga Community

I fell in love with yoga around the time that I came out, a combination that rescued me from feeling lost and alone.

What's It Like In Paris The Day After A Slew Of Horrifying Attacks?

Producer Jamie Arendt shares her story about spending Friday and Saturday -- a day of attack and a day of mourning -- with MTV News.

Tonight, We Are All In Paris

'Tonight, we stay awake. We comfort each other, we assure our family members we are safe and grieve for those whose are not.'

I'm An Interracial Adoptee -- And My Identity Is None Of Your Business

'When people hear my full name, they expect to meet an Irish boy. Instead they meet a Korean girl. Welcome to interracial adoptee life.'

Your Ultimate Guide For Dealing With Jerks On The Internet

In the words of the famous philosopher/songwriter Taylor Swift, haters gonna hate, hate, hate. They especially hate when you continue to do what you love. That’s their problem though, not yours.

5 Reasons Why I Won't Quit Social Media -- And You Shouldn't Either

'I love the idea behind social media and have nothing to hide from my followers. As a result, you can expect me to post almost anything to everything.'

An Open Letter To The Family I Will Never Know

'I’m not looking for guilt or a place at your Christmas dinner, but merely to say I’m human.'

I'm Adopted And This Is The One Thing I Wish People Would Stop Saying

'My real parents are the parents who raised me -- the ones who did more than just create me.'

Unpopular Opinion: Kendall And Kylie Jenner Are Just As Influential As Malala

They've all contributed greatly to society -- just in vastly different ways.

How It Feels To Discover You're Demisexual

'You keep this word tucked close to your chest, not ready to identify this way yet, not fully aware of what it means at all.'

I'm 15-Years-Old And This Is What Love Feels Like

For the first time, I felt like 'throwing up glitter.' I thought I had felt love before, but it was nothing like this.

'The Spoon Theory' Could Help You Understand Selena Gomez's Lupus Diagnosis

Millions of people live with a chronic disease like lupus. Here's what you need to know.

I Can't Eat Or Drink Because Of My Chronic Disease

Kristen Fox, 23, calls her invisible illness 'a blessing in disguise.'

I'm Jordan Doww. I Am Gay. I Am Human.

I can finally live.

My 5 Biggest Issues With The Way 'All The Bright Places' Portrays Mental Illness

"Even though this book was well-written, and the movie will probably be good, this book still scared me."

What My Boyfriend's Battle With Depression Has Taught Me

"If I've learned anything about my boyfriend who suffers from a mental illness, it's that he's realizing that there is much more to life than what meets the eye."

What I Wish People Knew About Having Severe Social Anxiety

"Everyone assumes that people who suffer from a brain or mental disorder can just get rid of it and make it go away like it's that easy. But it's not."

The Biggest Misconception I Wish People Understood About Depression

"There’s no 'on/off' switch to these emotions. Once they surge through me, they deluge my inner soul like a tidal wave, practically drowning me."

Guys Can Have Eating Disorders, Too -- Here's My Story

"I did not have control of who I was, but I could control what I looked like."