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Here to get you thinking in terms of spectrums, not boxes. Highlighting thoughts, experiences, and debates about gender and sexuality

#MeToo and #TIMESUP: Beyond Shaming Gross Hollywood Dudes

Trigger Warning: This piece contains a detailed account of a non-consensual sexual encounter. About three and a half years ago, I lost a close friend....

Jin Xing Makes China Look A Lot Like the United States

I opened the Economist newsletter I get in my inbox every couple of days because the subject line of this email interested me. "Meet China's Oprah Winfrey,"...

We’re Pressed About Jalen Ramsey Possibly Being Gay. Why?

Football players talk a lot of shit. You don't get to the NFL without knowing how to engage in psychological warfare. But Jacksonville Jaguars...

We Care About Draya’s Hoeness…Why?

Draya's greatest contribution to society thus far came in 5 words during a Breakfast Club interview in 2013: Your hoeness can get deleted https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwK7UpzkwdM If Drake ever...

Being Asexual

Per the author's request, I am keeping the author of this article anonymous. Hopefully, this person's experience with asexuality can help you understand sexual...

Not Your Fun Gay Party Time: Str8 Ppl and Pride

Pride is historical celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, and is for LGBTQ+ people and LGBTQ+ people only. Let me make that more clear: Pride...

Take Your Gay Ass to See Moonlight

Since the shit I wrote on my site about this flick was more homophobic than preferring prostate cancer to a prostate exam, I decided to give this...
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Straight, Cis, Male, And Not White

Sometimes it takes a perceptive, in-your-face Asian guy to remind you issues of race and gender aren't so black and white. Fortunately, I found...