13 Reasons Why Will Return to Netflix for a Second Season

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why is the most recent, and most divisive, Beautiful Dead Girl narrative to infiltrate American popular culture. If you haven’t watched the series, you’ve likely caught wind of debates over whether its portrayal of teenage suicide glamorizes the act of taking one’s own life—and, thus, whether or…

13 Reasons Why Creators Are Standing Behind Its Graphic Depiction of Teen Suicide

Even if you haven’t willed yourself into watching all 13 episodes of 13 Reasons Why on Netflix yet, it’s likely you can’t avoid seeing stories about it online. The teen drama—based on author Jay Asher’s YA novel about a high schooler who leaves behind a set of explanatory tapes about why she committed suicide—plays…