The other day as I was on lunch at work, I scrolled through all of my friends’ Snap Stories and went through the mostly useless burning garbage fire that is the featured stories from publications like Buzzfeed, Brother, Daily Mail, Refinery 29, and Cosmopolitan. Cosmo’s big story was this wonderful little article about the “Situationship”… Continue reading Why Cosmo Hates the Situationship and is Full of Shit as Usual
You may have seen this post make its way through Facebook or some other corner of the Internet. “Oh, how ridiculous!” You may exclaim. Or not. That’s your choice. I’m not going to condemn the choice of a woman to want to become the ultimate housewife. If that’s your bag and you do it well,… Continue reading The Millenials’ Guide to Looking After Your Husband
I’m a feminist. Yeah, no shit. But listen: I know many people see feminism as a controversial concept, perhaps even think it to be too convoluted by man-hate and dominating the species. In my vast experience of online dating, any time the fact that I’m a feminist comes up, the man in question will… Continue reading Antifeminism and The Girl Code
If you are reading this, you on on the Internet so you know what it’s like. When explaining the Internet to people who don’t use it very often (older relatives, smarmy sea captains, Jehovah Witnesses) it can be difficult to really explain what it’s all about. How do you truly explain Internet Culture? How do… Continue reading Dudes on the Internet: A Social Commentary
Y’all know about ghosting. It’s this neat little trick where you talk to someone for a while, a romantic interest or even just a potential one-night-stand, and then you just disappear. Cut all ties. Vamoose. I’m guilty of doing it. I get busy and realize “Eh, I don’t want this.” And I just let that… Continue reading Breadcrumbing: How to Friend Zone Your Friends!
“I see a misogynistic post on Facebook. Should I comment? Do I police my tone? Does it matter who posted it?” Considering this is basically half of Facebook if you’ve been raised anywhere mildly rural or conservatively leaning, (or honestly anywhere ever populated by human beings), it’s honestly hard to react to every single post… Continue reading You Asked, I Answered: Feminism, Mansplaining, and Knowing Your Shit
When I was in 10th grade, I wrote a fake autobiography. Well really, I drew the cover and wrote a blurb of a section of my childhood because that was all the assignment called for. In the blurb, I described the weird pleasant joy I got out of rollerskating and biking through the cemetery… Continue reading Fun Home meets Skating Through Cemeteries: A Personal Reflection