What was worse than being insulted was that I felt I needed the approval of others to legitimize my own happiness.
In this country, because I’m a black woman, with an “ethnic” name, my name is automatically labeled a “black name”. Guess what, I’m fine with that.

Sep 23, 2013 at 11:30am | 339 comments

One of my and Sean’s agreements is that we don’t hide our stupid little crushes from each other, because hiding it is what seems to give it power.
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Self-identifying with the seduction community has been a controversial enough stance as it is and now I was going to have to deal with another asshole contributing to the misogynist tarnish on the brand.
It’s 2014, after all. Men don’t just cheat on you and watch too much porn anymore.
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I will be honest: I literally thought I was going to throw up or have nervous diarrhea making that photo public.
This girl wanted to do something nice for her boyfriend, so she posted about it on AskReddit. Uh-oh.
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The husband gets asked normal questions about work and stuff, while the wife gets grilled about whether she can “handle” high school boys and if she’s hoping to get knocked up herself.
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When I tweeted about it last week, I certainly didn't expect to be waking up to the story all over the news and my tweet on the Today show.
I made a Craigslist ad for ***FREE: eRoTiC fAn FiCtiOn starring YOU!!!! AND YOUR FAVE SUPERSTAR*** and turned my old OKCupid profile into a platform showcasing my newfound hobby.
“Free speech” arguments are often used to suggest that any kind of content ever should pass without remark or challenge, and that’s not actually how it works. Free speech gives you a right, but it also gives others a right to respond to you.
...and I've only recently realised quite how uncool her behaviour is...
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Reddit's been in the news a lot for its social justice ability. But at the end of the day, they're still a whole lot of jerky teenage dudes.
I may kind of hate Pinterest, but that doesn't mean we need a "dude equivalent." Particularly when it just features photos of scotch tumblers and animals holding Bowie knives.