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Melissa Broder is God, Melissa Broder is the Internet, she is pop culture, the iCloud, and all your fave sad girl memes rolled up into one perfect human being. Like, if Melissa Broder were an actual fruit roll up, her flavor would be, “sweet feminist oracle of truth and divine wisdom." She is a radical response to the myth that feminists can love themselves totally and fully and always. She speaks to the anxieties, pleasures, secrets, imperfections, and paradoxes that we all contain. Her writing...
  Girl falls in love with boy. Boy breaks up with girl. Girl gets into prestigious law school to win back boy. Girl realizes law is more important than boy. Boy realizes boy is dumb. Girl wins as lawyer. Girl falls in love with newer, better, smarter boy. Girl graduates at top of her class. Ensue applause.   That’s the gist of Legally Blonde, better known as the movie that made people realize that you can be blonde, own a chihuahua, love pink, be in a sorority, AND...
Image via Christopher Stoudt's short film, "I'm Graysexual" How do I talk to my partner about being “graysexual”? There are times when I enjoy sex and even have a sex drive, but more frequently, I have no sex drive at all. I’ve been dating my partner for a little over a year, and I’m struggling to communicate my needs to him. When we first started dating, our sex drives were in sync, but for the last six months or so, I’ve had little interest. I don’t...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known as the Notorious R.B.G., has recently taken to publically and openly criticizing Republican Presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump. This type of political commentary from members of the Supreme Court is unheard of and, most would agree, unethical.  In the last week, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made several comments directly insulting Trump. In an interview with the New York Times the Justice said, "I can’t imagine what this place would be—I can’t imagine what the country would be—with Donald Trump as our president." Later with...
GENDR, the world's first app developed by and for the gender variant and queer community, launched July 12. This app creates a space where people who identify along the spectrum can connect, share their stories, and build a community. The app allows users to chat, send photos, meet people nearby, and "celebrate the people, products & places that connect to the continuum of human sexuality & gender identity." GENDR also provides educational services that include transition tips, makeup tutorials, and gender neutral apparel, as well as breaking...