Since this week’s episode of Sexpert is about condoms, I figured it would only be totally cool of me to write a blog post about condoms. For many sexually active people, condoms have negative connotations: a hassle to use, decreased pleasure for men, uncomfortable, and expensive–just to name a few. With about 24 of every 1,000… Read More How to Make Condoms Awesome
The Republican National Convention kicked off last night and it’s getting more attention for its negatives than its positives. One of these negatives happens to be Melania Trump’s speech she gave in support of her husband, Donald Trump’s, run for the presidency. Though the speech is supposed to be patriotic and supportive of her husband,… Read More Here’s Why People Are Pissed About Melania Trump’s RNC Speech
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been constantly reminded to be less loud, to slump less, to be more courteous, to smile more. I’ve been told to cuss less and present myself better–to do this and do that, in order to create an image for myself that the world sees and deems appropriate. Since I was… Read More I’m Not “Ladylike” and Here’s Why
In case you missed the most recent killing (video here–be warned that it contains violent and graphic content) of a black man by police (or you don’t have a Facebook), police brutality has, once again, taken America by storm. Americans are (as usual) split in two completely different directions: pro-police and anti-police. Though that’s a… Read More Quit Saying “All Lives Matter”
It’s that time of year again. When I woke up this morning and checked my TimeHop, I was reminded of The Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC). Three years ago today, I went to a conference that completely changed my life.
After the June 7th primaries, it’s pretty clear who will be the Democratic Party’s nominee for president this November: Hillary Rodham Clinton. This isn’t set in stone but, after President Obama publicly began endorsing Clinton last week, it’s pretty clear that she’ll be the nominee. The response, for many anti-Hillary Democrats across the nation, has been rage. A… Read More #ImNotWithHer – A Response to the Anti-Hillary Hashtag
The other day I was walking through one of the smaller towns in the collection of small towns in which I live. It was a beautiful afternoon–sunny weather, no rain, just the perfect temperature–and I had been perusing the local boutiques and shops. I was wearing my favorite dress paired with a dress shirt over… Read More A Reaction to the Boy Who Catcalled Me