The Curious Case of the Romantic Asexual

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By now I think we all know what the text book definitions of heterosexual and homosexual are, but orientations aren’t just sexual– they’re also romantic. In the same sense that a homosexual or heterosexual has a gender preferences in their sexual attraction, and even in the same way that bisexuals, known for their fluidity ability to potentially be […]

What Street Harassment Looks Like and Why Its a Problem

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What Street Harassment Looks Like and Why Its a Problem I just wanted to walk the grocery store and then catch the bus to church but by the time the church was in sight I was uncomfortably nervous and ready to make a run for it because there was a man who I didn’t know […]

Sex with the Abled and the Differently –Abled

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“You must be tired after the things we did last night.” When you think of sex you likely think of very physical actions that involve a fair amount of movement from two people. In a similar way that sexuality doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone, sexual activity doesn’t look the same to everybody either, and […]

Today’s Little Girl is Tomorrow’s Grown Woman

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I love little girls. Maybe that has something to do with being an adult woman now, former little girl, myself. Girls are speaking up at younger and younger ages in calling out inequalities they see, they are making their complaints known! I dig it. Equality for women has come a long way, and it’s great to […]

Ad in London: For Women ONLY!! No Men Allowed.

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Fact or Fiction? An ad that uses facial recognition to determine the gender of a person and decide which ad to show them? Fact. A bus stop with this particular type of ad was created as part of a campaign to improve education options for young women in developing countries. With this technology if you’re […]

Gender Secret is Out. He is a He.

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Five years later they reveal that their kid is a boy. For years a UK based couple has been in the news for what others have described as controversial parenting. They intentionally “hid” their child’s gender—as a way to avoid stereotypes. Meet Sasha. Sasha has to go to school, now and his “secret” had to come […]

What No One Is Saying about the Demisexual Sexual Orientation

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Life isn’t as simple as, sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t; particularly by way of how we identify ourselves sexually. Take the term demisexual, it is a sexual orientation that sits on the lines of from being “halfway between” sexual and asexual. Our sexual orientation speaks to our feelings, interests and beliefs, […]

Mirror, Mirror Not On Her Wall

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  UCLA student, and soon to be bride, swears off mirrors for a year. Did you know that women on average look in mirrors upwards of 70 times a day?? That seems a bit dramatic, but that’s what studies say. Kjerstin Gruys is chronicling the daily encounters and challenges of living a mirror-free life on […]