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A Guide to Fighting Street Harassment: How Bystanders Can Best Intervene on Behalf of Women Being Harassed

Street harassment in the Bay Area has gotten […]

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Etiquette for Using Slurs in a Post-Trannyshack World

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My everyday casual slur use was rocked with the recent name change of the drag club formerly known as

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Reasons Why New York City is Better Than San Francisco

Not that long ago, I wrote a post for this very website which chronicled my experience as a sun-kissed, burrito-fed Californian living for

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A Broke-Ass Guide to Cost-Efficiently Giving Yourself Lung Cancer

Thanks to our cigarette-smoking president, cigarette smoking has gotten a lot pricier in the last few years. Although I suspect the prez is being kinda

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Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Cost-Efficiently Giving Yourself Lung Cancer

Thanks to our cigarette-smoking president, cigarette smoking has gotten a lot pricier in the last few years. Although I suspect the prez is being kinda

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Full Disclosure: I Was Raped

I can’t tell if I’m waking up or just going to sleep. My drunken stupor has muffled my senses, each coming in and out of

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How to have an epic Broke-Ass Valentine’s Day

This awesome card is from here.

They say that Valentine's Day started to celebrate Saint Valentine of Rome, martyred in 269 AD, then

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The Best Thing Ever: Snail Mail

The other day, I received a plain envelope in the mail.  I wasn’t expecting it, and was perplexed as to what it could possibly be.  The return

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How to Karaoke Like a Pro Amateur Singer

First things first: I have never been a “wild child.”  During my teen years, I was a dedicated captain of my high school’s Quiz Bowl team-- our

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Embarrassing Things That Psychics Have Told Me

When you’re trying to figure your life out and workin’ hard and struggling to Rise to the Top and all of that good stuff, things