[LOVE] Okcupid: A Double-Edged Sword of Empowerment & Sexual Perversity
Feminism / Sex & Love / Society & Culture

[LOVE] Okcupid: A Double-Edged Sword of Empowerment & Sexual Perversity

“Maybe you should try online dating.” Ten years ago, that was something you never wanted to hear. Now, it’s no big deal. These days, most people have tried online dating at least once. It’s simply another way people socialize; the internet has forever changed the way we interact. The world is no longer the one our … Continue reading

Holiday Blues? 30 Ways To Make Every Day Count
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Holiday Blues? 30 Ways To Make Every Day Count

Once the holidays are over, it’s easy to slip in a post-holiday funk. Some people may feel let down after focusing one’s energy on having the best Christmas party ever–presents galore, champagne dripping off the walls, music pouring from overhead speakers. Others may feel depressed for the opposite reason: the holidays represent a time of … Continue reading

Why Are People So Afraid of Short Hair?
Beauty / Feminism / Society & Culture

Why Are People So Afraid of Short Hair?

The second Jennifer Lawrence debuted her short hair, the pop culture world was in a frenzy. Hollywood is like a fire-breathing dragon–no matter where you turn, you’ll get burned. Countless magazines and blogs had headlines such as “Important News: Jennifer Lawrence Has Cut Her Hair Short,” to “Hunger Games Fans Upset After Actress Shows Off … Continue reading

Female Cattiness Is About Power & Survival, Not Because Women Are Bitches
Feminism / Society & Culture

Female Cattiness Is About Power & Survival, Not Because Women Are Bitches

No one ever talks about male cattiness. There are hardly any articles written about men being rude to other men for the sake of their gender. Why, then, is it different with women? Why are countless articles written about how women are just plain mean? It’s not because women are just nastier than men, it’s … Continue reading

Rape Fantasies: No One Fantasizes About Rape
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Rape Fantasies: No One Fantasizes About Rape

What does the term ‘rape fantasy’ mean? It is a sexual fantasy which involves one partner being coerced, or coercing another, into sexual activity. This term is often used to explain a particular sexual desire that involves being dominated or dominating another. I have heard women describe how they wouldn’t mind being raped by certain … Continue reading

Worked to the Bone? Five Ways to Overcome the 9-5
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Worked to the Bone? Five Ways to Overcome the 9-5

I work in a midtown office. Between the morning commute, the seemingly endless hours staring at a computer screen, last minute deadlines, and hurried lunches, going home to be creative sounds like an impossible feat. My friends often commiserate about how little time we have to create art. It’s too easy to put your personal projects … Continue reading