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Actual Thought Catalog Essay: “I Had Sex With A Trans Woman”

Hey guys, a straight cis dude fucked a trans woman even though he knew she was trans. Isn't that amazing? Should he not be awarded the Nobel Prize for Enlightened Cock for putting his dick inside a woman who used to have a dick? After all, "she said she had all of her lady parts"…

By: Sara Benincasa / June 19, 2014

Adults Can Read Whatever The Hell They Want

Well, well, well. And what do we have here? Just a clickbait article from my (usually lovely) Slate called "Against YA." And the subhed is fun: "Read whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children." Oh. It's on, motherfuckers.

By: Sara Benincasa / June 5, 2014

The Soapbox: Sometimes I Don’t Understand Feminists

I don't know if I'm the right kind of feminist. Oh, my principles are in the right place -– birth control and abortions for those who want/need them; equal pay for equal work; full participation in government and society; equal funding for girls' sports; the right to wear whatever the hell I want and not…

By: Sara Benincasa / July 22, 2013

True Story: I Let My Boyfriend (John DeVore) Talk Me Into Doing A Juice Cleanse

I was halfway through my third fried fish taco at Highland Café in northeast Los Angeles before I realized what I'd done. "Oh, crap," I said aloud. A passing waiter looked at me curiously. "Is everything alright?" he asked kindly. They're always kind to me at Highland Café, probably because my laptop and I basically…

By: Sara Benincasa / July 9, 2013

The Soapbox: How To Talk To Girls

Dear Gentlemen Of The World: Hello. My name is Sara Benincasa. Pleased to meet you. I'm an author and a comedian and a human with a vagina, otherwise known as a "lady-person." I'm about to school you in exactly how to tell a stranger lady that she is great. I'm also going to teach you…

By: Sara Benincasa / May 20, 2013