Issues
As a child, I had imagined that the world would dramatically change when "True Father" (the name church members use for Reverend Moon) passed away.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
The night I found out I was pregnant, he didn’t come home.
Relationships
Nothing is intuitive. Everything I do from buying toilet paper to riding the subway is a thought-out process full of preparation.
Beauty
I have Jane Pratt wrapped around my little finger...nail.
It Happened To Me
After I moved to the city, I changed my phone number and made a new email address. I meticulously blocked all of my immediate and distant family members on social media.
Clothes
Issues
With the assumption that street harassment happens "over there" comes the assumption that it is "those men or that class of men over there" that do the harassing.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
I recap a lot of different reality shows where women fight and snarl at each other and wear bandage dresses, and the thing that unsettles me most about them is how the main characters all seemed to stop developing emotionally at twelve.
It Happened To Me
Living in that veggie farmhouse commune and cat compound was perhaps more isolating than other living spaces I’d encountered.
New Agey
Clothes
Part of what makes an artist great is not just what they produce, but the look and image they bring alongside with their art.
Fun
I love summer. Summer beauty is a little harder sometimes. But the COTW is always in fashion.
It Happened To Me
I stopped giving a damn whether the people I encountered were real or imaginary and started asking everyone I passed if they had radios. Neither of the first two groups I asked did.
Relationships
Medical students hardly have enough time to learn how to not kill people, let alone maintain a healthy relationship.
Issues
I don’t believe in control; I believe in gun abolishment.
Healthy
By the time I finally gave up and decided to get out of bed eight hours later, I had to admit that we were at watchPAT: 1, me: 0.
Issues
Street harassment has been getting a lot of buzz lately, and even the most unexpected outlets including Fox News and Playboy have chimed in.
Debjani Roy in

Aug 30, 2014 at 5:24pm | 124 comments

Jane's Stuff
Also, what discontinued YA book series would you love to see come back?
Jane in

Aug 30, 2014 at 3:00pm | 54 comments

Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
I've never had a breakup, not a real one, not one where you both decide that things are not working out, or where one of you walks out, not one that breaks your heart into tiny little pieces.
Fun
By alluding to our problems, but not stating them outright, we give our Facebook friends the opportunity to self-select as bad news recipients.
Cabell Gathman in
Fun

Aug 30, 2014 at 1:00pm | 25 comments

Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
He gave me a novel about fetishes written in 1928 called "Story of the Eye" by Georges Bataille and halfway through the book I realized that I very very much wanted to have sex with this boy.
Healthy
If I put my name on this, my conservative family will never talk to me again.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
Fun
If you're in the US, are you working on Labor Day? Do you have other plans?
Fun
Here are some examples of how to use the hyphen as a modifier, using characters from “Dawson’s Creek” just because I can.
Jen in

Aug 29, 2014 at 8:00pm | 115 comments

It Happened To Me
If Penelope could walk around and do her thing, make friends and continue to be sweet and affectionate, then it was on me to get over my misery and move forward.