Category: Relationships

Confessions of a Horny (Virgin) Transman

Confessions of a Horny (Virgin) Transman

Even today, after 8 years of hormones and two surgeries, I have nightmares about being rejected by a partner because my body doesn’t look “right”.

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A Polyamorist View Of Monogamy

A Polyamorist View Of Monogamy

We think of monogamy as natural, but it’s actually quite advanced—the trouble is we default to it out of fear instead of choosing it consciously.

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I Know You Love Me — Now Let Me Die

I Know You Love Me — Now Let Me Die

A day does not go by where my partners don’t look at each other and say, “How do we stop this madness? How do we get people to let their loved ones die?”

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A Letter to My Daughter

A Letter to My Daughter

I don’t care if he puts his elbows on the table — as long as he puts his eyes on the way your nose scrunches when you smile, and then can’t stop looking.

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In the Name of God

In the Name of God

In the Name of God

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Date a Boy Who Travels

Date a Boy Who Travels

via Ramon Stoppelenburg @ Hereigoagainonmyown.com Date a boy who treasures experience over toys, a hand-woven bracelet over a Rolex. Date the boy who scoffs when he hears the words, “vacation”, “all-inclusive”, or “resort”. Date a boy who travels because he’s not blinded by a single goal but enlivened by many. You might find him in an airport or at a […]

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Don’t Date a Girl Who Travels

Don’t Date a Girl Who Travels

via Adi Zarsadias @-> Lovethesearch.com She’s the one with the messy unkempt hair colored by the sun. Her skin is now far from fair like it once was. Not even sun kissed. It’s burnt with multiple tan lines, wounds and bites here and there. But for every flaw on her skin, she has an interesting story to tell. Don’t date a […]

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The Other Side of Suicide

The Other Side of Suicide

via Katrina W. In recognition of Suicide Prevention Week I’m sharing my story with the hopes that you might share it, so that it has the chance of helping more people. I know it isn’t bright and happy, and it isn’t the usual suicide survival story, but its mine. When I was 16 years old, my best friend of 4 […]

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Cyber Revenge should be a Crime

Cyber Revenge should be a Crime

Cyber Revenge (or revenge porn) is the despicable act where a scorned ex-lover posts pics of their ex’s private, provocative and/or nude pictures online, without the victim’s consent, as way to harass or seek revenge against their ex-partner. Even though a legislative bill that would make cyber revenge a crime was voted down recently in Florida, last Tuesday several lawmakers […]

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Trauma, Sex and Bi Women

Trauma, Sex and Bi Women

Authored by: Shiri Eisner * Trigger warning: explicit discussion of sexual harassment and sexual violence. Imagine a 14-year-old girl, just beginning her 9th grade. Her classmates know that she’s bisexual – she’s told them about it, assuming that (like her) everyone else is also accepting. But when she walks the hallways of her school, she often hears the word “lesbo” […]

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