Top Stories published by Human Parts in May of 2020

An illustration of a man looking at his reflection in glass that has been shattered by a lily.

This Is Us

My Journey Toward Radical Body Positivity

Actor and activist Matt McGorry…


A photo of smaller dinosaur figurines in front of a T-rex figurine.

Lived Through This

Finding My Fighting Words: How I Learned to Have Uncomfortable Conversations


This Is Us

As a Black Man in America, I Am Done Running

The way white people see me is…


A washed out grainy image of a person touching a light switch.

Lived Through This

Why I Chose to Have a Pimp

I do not enjoy my job, but I’m thankful…


This Is Us

Weight Loss Surgery and the Unbearable Thinness of Being

I learned the quiet heartbreak of losing someone who truly understood what it meant to live in a body like mine


A black and white closeup photo of a mom holding her newborn baby.

Lived Through This

My Daughter Was Born While I Was in Prison

This baby not only…


A photo of a red door in an empty room with bright yellow walls.

Mind Games

When We Went Inside

An agoraphobe’s advice on how to go out again


A photo of the author’s wife hugging their new puppy.

This Is Us

A Sad Story About a Good Dog, Adopted in a Pandemic

My wife and I adopted a…


Humans 101

You Have Been Trained to Override Your Instincts

Here’s how to reconnect


A black and white photo of two ghostly girls sitting on an antique couch with a creepy doll next to them.

This Is Us

Mommy Issues: Unlearning Inherited Pain

I come from a long line of mothers…

These were the top 10 stories published by Human Parts in May of 2020. You can also dive into daily archives for May of 2020 by using the calendar at the top of this page.

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