How Netflix's The Half Of It subverts the gay best friend stereotype
Alice Wu’s acclaimed film delves into the complexities of queer-straight friendships in a way that cinema rarely does.
A fashionable ode to the intimacy of friendship
Remember hugging and holding hands? This Chad Moore fashion story highlights the physical and emotional closeness of friendship.
Instagram is making you a better friend IRL
Considered the killer of face-to-face interaction, it turns out that IG is actually widening our friend groups in the real world too.
Is this tweet about emotional labour sociopathic or just self-care?
It raises the question about when to prioritise yourself over your other people’s emotional needs.
not having a best friend might actually be better for your mental health
A recent study found that 30% of millennials don't have a best friend. But maybe we're all happier without one?
25% of millennials don't have a single friend
New research suggests millennials are the loneliest generation.
why is it still taboo for men to hold hands?
While male friends holding hands is stigmatised in the UK, in India it’s normal. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands. It’s pretty sweet.
selena gomez reveals her best friend gave her a kidney this summer
Fans had wondered why she was keeping a low-profile after releasing new music.
how to make sure you're taking care of your friendships
Make the most of your BFFs while the world burns around us.
what they don't tell you about being a woman
You can have your cake and drench it in alcohol too. It's called tiramisu.
study says we start losing friends after 25
A team of researchers have identified the exact age at which we start losing touch with people — and why doing so isn't necessarily a bad thing.
how to allow your friendships to help you manage depression and anxiety
There are friends who exist in your life solely as disembodied, Snapchat filtered heads, and those who will help you through crisis after crisis.