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I was 10 when I fell in love at first sight with Elijah Wood. I was visiting my aunt and uncle in Atlanta, GA. My aunt got a movie starring him for us to watch because “it’s about two 10-year olds.”

That movie was Paradise, a sad jam about Melanie Griffith and Don… READ MORE »


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#NotAllHomeschoolers READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Burn everything. READ MORE »


Style

And it can’t “fix” you either. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

It’s a long walk to the nurse’s office between lunch and recess; if I get there quickly, before my friends notice I’m gone, then I won’t have to reveal why I’m temporarily missing from the cafeteria. If someone does catch me mid-journey, then I tell them I’m going to take my “allergy medication” — a… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I could have bled to death. Fun! READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I have been doing the porn convention circuit since 2013. We have done shows in so many cities, from Fort Lauderdale, to Chicago, to Edison, New Jersey. But never in my life have I experienced anything like what went down last weekend in Texas, at Exxxotica’s first Dallas convention. I was excited by the idea of… READ MORE »


Style

Uncomfortable with being told what clothes you can or can’t wear? Give sewing a go. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Queue my domme spirit quest. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I don’t know about you, but I find suddenly coming face-to-junk with a strange man to be pretty alarming. READ MORE »


News

It hasn’t been easy for Monica and me. READ MORE »


Entertainment

Actor Omar Sharif died today, and the first thing I noticed about all the headlines about his death were the fact that they all mentioned “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Doctor Zhivago” and that none of them mentioned “Funny Girl.” Having not had much coffee yet, this kind of bothered me. Sure, those movies are OK… READ MORE »


News

I know that there is a strong correlation between people who defend racism on the internet and people who, when challenged, will resort to misogynist attacks. Here is one such example. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I never want to be a primary parent; I very much want to nurture and raise children as part of a committed family unit.

It’s alright if you need a minute. Go ahead and reread it. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I knew exactly what I’d do if I found out my partner had cheated. At least, I thought I did. The truth of the matter is, no one knows how they will react in that situation until they are faced with the agonizing truth. Your mind will be flooded with questions like “Why did this… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I was 15 years old when we moved to Rochester, NY. The big fight we had at the time was that I thought I should go to the School of the Arts and study acting, and my parents did not. I was pretty sure I would be awesome at being Irene Cara — and Taye… READ MORE »


News

A video recorded by a citizen journalist, which captured footage of the LAPD shooting and killing an unarmed homeless Black man in broad daylight, has been circulating on the internet this week. The man in the video, nicknamed Africa, was shot several times by police in front of his tent home on Skid… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

New York City real estate causes many a housing arrangement made in desperation. If you live in NYC (or, for that matter, any city with insanely high rents), you likely know a few 30-somethings who still live with roommates or someone whose “convertible bedroom” is actually the living room with a room divider. The city… READ MORE »


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