Why I Took My Writing Off Thought Catalog
I woke up last Wednesday, August 13th, and took to my twitter, preparing myself to ingest yet another round of bad news. It had been a trying week, with more hateful, scary events taking place every day. While I knew I'd find evidence of this in my twitter feed, I expected to find solace i…
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…
7 Prepackaged Responses To The Question, “Why’d You Break Up?”
Expected but rarely warranted, the why-did-your-relationship-end question may be even more despicable than the why-are-you-single question. After all, asking someone why their relationship drank Drano implies that you have a vested interest in one’s sacred bond with another person—you don’t. This is not an Us Weekly interview, I am not Jennifer Lopez, and unless your…
How “True Blood” Handles The Topic Of Rape
It look me a while to catch on to "True Blood"; weeks of friends talking nonsense about Jason Stackhouse’s sex life, several Freudian comments on the part of my mother regarding race relations and the sale of vampire blood, and a picture of Alexander Skarsgård without his shirt on, to finally get me watching.
The Dos And Don’ts Of Working As A Woman In The Music Industry
This article originally appeared at Thought Catalog. You should follow Thought Catalog on Twitter here. Ladies: if for some nutty reason, you decide you want to be challenged, ridiculed, unfairly judged and, of course, stereotyped in your career, the music industry is just the thing for you! Don’t get me wrong.