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

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...

#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....

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...

A Woman’s Perspective On Kim K’s Feminism

A follow-up to 'Ayesha Curry and All Of Your Fucking Goals' Several weeks ago, I wrote about Twitter's roundtable conference about the ideal female partner...

Anita Hill’s Impact On Today’s Sexual Assault Discourse

Pioneers are rarely the most celebrated people. 16-year-old Claudette Colvin's bus seat protest is nowhere near as historic as Rosa Parks'. We give Drake...

The Pulse Shooting and The Erasure of QTPOC

The recent homophobic mass shooting of over 50 LGBTQ+ Latinx* folks at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida has shed light upon an issue...

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,"...

Dear women tired of mediocre white men,

Dear women tired of mediocre white men, I’ve heard a lot of you complain about the mediocre white men you date. I’ve heard complaints about how...