By Drea Sebastiano-Stanley I’ve lived my whole sexual life in what feels like limbo. When I was an adolescent, it seemed like just about all my friends were happily sexually active, while I was naively perplexed when my crush even glanced my way. I felt immature to think that sex was inevitable and therefore absolutely … Continue reading The Bi-Stander: “Pick a side, already!”
By Agnes C. While sex is undoubtedly widespread in our everyday life with naked bodies selling us the last product on the market, cheeky slogans ringing a bell in our vicious minds, apps encouraging us to mingle with strangers, women still blush when it comes to discuss their sexuality. While it seems that we reached … Continue reading In the event of killing kittens, please read.
By Friederike Sandow I got into feminism pretty late. I would have never used the word feminist in my early twenties, even mid-twenties, to describe myself. I probably did not fully understand the term and shied away from it. Because whenever the term feminism was thrown around when I was growing up, it was instantly … Continue reading A (Late) Feminist Awakening
By Archana Rao While the love a parent has for a child is often termed as unconditional, the love a grand-parent showers can only be called, well, grand. As you can tell, words royally fail to express what the feeling of being embraced and blessed by your own ancestors is. However, for those of us who are/were … Continue reading 15 Things We Can Learn From Our Grandmothers
Now that we all know we’ve been harassed, assaulted and/or raped, where do we go from here? What do we do next? By Emily Andrews Illustration by @aldalilja (via Instagram) I wouldn’t say, with confidence, that I’ve been raped. It just took me three tries to type out that word - so heavy with meaning … Continue reading What do we do after #MeToo?
The beginnings of a shady self-help podcast that embraces mistakes (and sometimes learns from them) By Hannah Spruill, Katy Eller, Sandra de Kozlowski, and Suzie Orr There’s nothing quite like a new decade (or a hangover) to make you re-evaluate your past decisions — and the four of us were battling both when this podcast … Continue reading Listen, You Beautiful Bitch
By Mila Ellen Yehl For my whole life, I grew up listening to people comment about my looks. From classmates to people in my family, it seemed to me like everyone had something to say about my appearance. Some comments were about my race and height, which are two things I have absolutely no control … Continue reading Finding La Dolce Vita From Within