Relationships
During gym class, playing dodgeball, Jeb would aim for my face or my butt or my stomach -- I was a pretty easy target. I would have stood still if he’d asked me to.
Fun
Fanfiction is delicate territory. At best, people ask why I’m not spending time on my own stories. At worst, they think I’m the sort of mouth-breathing nerd mocked on late night talk shows and "The Big Bang Theory."
Healthy
Including the real reasons hipsters drink out of Mason jars!
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
I didn't even know how to respond, so I blocked him. Now I wish I hadn't because I have SO MUCH to say.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
My number has zero bearing on who I am as person, nor does it suggest anything about my morals.
It Happened To Me
My manager asked me to stop pursuing justice for what happened because his friend needed her job. I felt like if she truly valued her job, she wouldn’t have treated a black customer differently for her race.
Relationships
I have the kind of depression that is really, really difficult for other people to deal with.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
Am I playing games or just trying to protect myself? Probably a little of both.
Beauty
Clothes
Here’s a trend to take your exhibitionism on Instagram to a new level before Labor Day.
It Happened To Me
I'm grateful and honored to be chosen as the cover girl for Australia's highest circulation magazine.
It Happened To Me
I am an alumni of Gordon College who wants to speak out on this issue without outing my old roommate — which would happen if I posted under my own name.
Clothes
Days spent by the seaside are the best, but what’s a girl to do when the sun starts to set and that ocean breeze becomes shiver-inducing?
Entertainment
As a teenager, I thought of it as the book with "Ralph the penis.” Naturally, it was my favorite book of all time.
Issues
The EEOC says failing to provide contraceptive coverage in a prescription drug plan may constitute gender and pregnancy discrimination, thus potentially making it what some of us might call "illegal."
Entertainment
After ten years in a post-apocalyptic martial law state, there are absolutely zero women in any positions of authority? Really? Did Senator Dianne Feinstein not make it?
Issues
I can trace the slow ease into the cycle of starving and bingeing, starving and running, bingeing and running, directly back to church.
Relationships
I’m cognizant of the fact that Kale’s nine-month stint of unemployment never made us poor — just temporarily broke.
Healthy
Sorting through the belongings, I’ll mourn the nonexistence of my second child the same way I once mourned my mother’s death.
Issues
Acts of self-naming seem more than reasonable -- they’re self-affirming, somewhat instinctive and protective. They show an ownership of one’s own narrative. They make complete sense to me.
Beauty
Your lifestyle is directly affected by your hairstyle, but they can complement each other if you tell your stylist your priorities.
It Happened To Me
It was the most remarkable moment in which erasure and inclusion collided. Sure, we could live in the complex, but did queer sex not exist for these people? Were we literally incapable of having sex, in their worldview?
Clothes
Issues
OR: A brief history of why I hated doctors for so long, and why I finally stopped.
Relationships
Forgiveness doesn't mean I have to remain in a relationship with her and allow her to keep hurting me.
Fun
We can pretend for a little while that warm weather once again means freedom and that means more time to read.