Perspective

OKCupid Adventures

So I’m on OkCupid. Originally, I saw my roommate on Tinder and thought that it looked fun to collect hot people but my Windows Lumia phone couldn’t support the app. Recently, I found the knockoff version of Tinder for Windows,…

7 Reasons Why Catholicism is the Gayest Religion Ever

The first time I masturbated, I cried. I finally cave in to my carnal desires. But once the waves of ecstasy subside, my heart becomes heavy with Catholic guilt. Years of religious teaching on sexuality instills the idea that sexual…

The Chronicle Life of an Asexual

I was maybe seven when my mom told me, “Don’t open your legs.” That was pretty much the extent of any talk around sex or relationships that I ever received from her. Sexuality is shameful. I was maybe eight when…

Opinion: My Masculine Ideal

I have a thing for guys with facial hair. It makes them seem older, more masculine. My first kiss was with someone who hadn’t shaved in a while. I remember dancing with him at a party where I was awkward…

Moonstruck

The most beautiful boy in the world lived in a castle in the sky with a mirror by his side. All alone, he wished on the full moon for a man who would make him happy. The moon heard his…

Dear straight boy in my English class,

It’s true I sat down next to you, but you spoke to me first; you asked what shampoo I used. When you missed class, you asked me for my notes. And when I invited you over to review you spent…

Can’t Spell Sex without Ex PART II: The Harem

So a gay redneck, a gay Mexican, and a gay Chinese guy start living together… No, it’s not the set up for a racist, homophobic joke; it’s my living situation. My ex-boyfriend and I were living in peace together (in…

Can’t Spell Sex without Ex. PART I

Once upon a time a twenty-two-year-old “friend of mine” made a big mistake. For fear of embarrassing the author of this blog, the identity of this “friend” shall remain confidential. But I’ll give you a hint: It starts with m,…

A Skirt Does Not Equal Damsel in Distress

The words “feminism” and “femininity” are only a few letters away from the same. Some people, however, force these two words to live in feuding worlds, as if someone cannot be feminine and a feminist, a person who truly believes in gender equality. This is, first of all, completely untrue, and second of all, the fact that so many people insist that the concepts of femininity and feminism need to be spread apart is actually a lingering sexist view in today’s society.

The Reindeer and the Moose

A few months earlier, Frank said to me, “I don’t really think I have time for an unhealthy relationship with you. I need to work on fixing the unhealthy relationship I have with myself. And I’m not going to apologize…