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Memoir

Why I’m Happy/Not Happy That My BFF is Pregnant

By Alice Willow On August 18, 2014

Trigger warning for discussion of abortion. About an hour ago, I found out that my best friend is pregnant. Not last week, not last night—this afternoon. 47 minutes ago, according to my… Read More

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How My First One Night Stand Helped Me Reclaim My Sexuality

By Elan Carson On August 13, 2014

I’m 24 and I’ve just experienced my first one night stand. The scenario is everything you’re already picturing: Drunk guy and drunk gal meet at a bar, they dance together while poorly… Read More

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Editorial

The Truth Behind the Growing Sex Work Industry

By Ella Jameson On August 6, 2014

Since the economic crisis of 2008, the increase in the number of women working in the sex industry has been significant. Desperate times often call for desperate measures, so while this fact… Read More

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Body Image

The 10 Worst Analogies for Sexual Purity

By Becca Costello-Thomas On August 4, 2014

I heard my first misogynistic analogy of sexual purity as a very small child, watching the movie The King and I. My mom has passed down a love of musicals to me… Read More

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Editorial

Why I Don’t Care Why You Don’t Use Birth Control

By Jackie Klein On July 28, 2014

In a recent article on Buzzfeed, 24 women outline the reasons that they do not use birth control. It’s exactly the sort of thing that you would expect from Buzzfeed, in that it’s more… Read More

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6 Reasons Why We Should Stop Telling Each Other it’s “OK” to Be Single

By Ana Urena On July 18, 2014

As someone currently living the quarter life, I have been single in the past and remember it as one of the greatest times of my life. Now that I am no longer… Read More

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Memoir

I Thought I Met “The One” – Until I Found Out He Had a Girlfriend

By Diana Trinh On July 15, 2014

What does it mean to be the other woman? In our heads, we imagine someone who is selfish – someone who wants our relationship and would do anything to ruin it. After… Read More

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Memoir

Why I’m Dating a Shorter Man

By Rebecca Pitzer On July 7, 2014

I’ve always been tall. I was constantly towering over my classmates in elementary school, I’m always the one shoved into the back of any sort of gathering so that I don’t block… Read More

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Editorial

I Won’t Be Your Muse (Or Your Yoko Ono)

By Ana J. Urena On July 3, 2014

“Behind every great man is a great woman.” This is what I was taught growing up. It not only puts women a few steps behind men, but it downplays our role in… Read More

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Real Talk

You Deserve Better Than Your Frenemy

By Deanna de Bara On July 2, 2014

We’ve all had that friend. The one that has nothing but good things to say to your face but talks about you behind your back. The one who makes passive aggressive comments… Read More

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Editorial

13 Things a Man Can do to be More Attractive to Women

By Rebecca Pitzer On June 27, 2014

This is a response an article by John Smith, called 13 Things a Woman Can Do To Be More Attractive To Men. After reading John Smith’s article, I decided that I had… Read More

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Memoir

How Magazines Convinced Teenage Me That My Sexuality Didn’t Exist

By Lindsey Dennis On June 17, 2014

For the last few days I’ve been grappling with the fact that I spend a lot of time thinking about dating and sex. In fact, I write and post a lot about… Read More