Gender

13 Jan 2020

We Need to Support Female Directors if Hollywood Won’t

by Jonas Barnes It’s awards season! You know what that means, right? It means our television and computer screens will be covered in a bukkake of celebrity news for the foreseeable future up until the big show! It also means that we will be reminded of films in 2019 that

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31 Oct 2019

Please Shut Up About Other People’s Body Positivity

by Laurie Riihimaki With this whole #BodyPositive Movement that’s sweeping all of our Insta and Twitter feeds everyone has something to say. And it usually isn’t very nice. Didn’t your mothers teach you to keep your mouths shut if you couldn’t say anything nice? Over our short time on this

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15 Oct 2019

The Dos and Don’ts of Becoming a Sugar Baby

by Victoria Velez The concept of what a “sugar baby” truly is has been modified by mainstream media over the years, but the core ideology remains the same: a woman who enters into an “arrangement” with successful partner(s). The nature of these “arrangements” differs dramatically depending on a variety of

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09 Oct 2019

Totally Reasonable Excuses to Make for Men Who Leave You on “Read”

by Laurie Riihimaki Alright, let’s get real for a sec. There are a few reasons why we make up excuses for men when they ignore our texts. Firstly, we never want to admit that our dream-fuck is ignoring our texts. Like, even if we know our worth, have our shit

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03 Oct 2019

The Careful, Calculated Ways Crisis Pregnancy Centers Hurt Women

by Kate Brunotts In May of this year, Alabama passed a bill gravely restricting reproductive rights coined The Human Life Protection Act. Under this law, any doctor who performs an abortion in cases outside of rape or incest is subject to Class A felony charges, equating to a prison sentence

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01 Oct 2019

“Girl Defined” Isn’t Just Hateful – It’s Also Unfashionable

by Kattoo King Just like every “Very Online” fashionista, I am obsessed with hate watching Girl Defined.  For those of you who may not know, Girl Defined is a Christian YouTube channel run by two sisters, Kristen and Bethany, aimed at young women and girls.  Kristen and Bethany focus their

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30 Sep 2019

Dating as a Woman Who Doesn’t Want Kids

Since I started dating, I’ve thought a lot about how to approach the subject of having kids with potential partners. Recently, when talking with a friend I won’t name here, I brought up that I didn’t want to have kids. She and I weren’t especially close, but I considered her someone I could be transparent with without fearing judgment. 

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06 Jun 2018

What It’s Like Being Married to a Nonbinary Person in a Binary World

Guest Post by Max Silver We live in a world conditioned to believe there are only two genders: man and woman, boy and girl. Likewise, our minds are geared towards binary thinking-patterns. Everything is right or wrong, odd or even, yes or no, up or down, black or white. The

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