Am I Ugly Because I’m Black or Am I Just Ugly?

Nowshad Arefin — Unsplash “Nose job” “las vegas plastic surgeon” “Black nose job” “Nose job cost” “How old do you have to be to get a nose job” “African American nose job” “Ethnic rhinoplasty”   With tears streaming down my face, I hastily typed those phrases into Google. It was a couple of days before my […]

Yes, Donald Trump is a Racist. We Already Knew This.

Donald Trump’s recent, very on-brand, racist tweets aimed at the four female representatives of color, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley, caused a lot of outrage on all forms of media. My question is…are y’all really surprised? I mean come on a racist saying… racist things is confusing?  Don’t get me wrong; what […]

“The One” Doesn’t Exist

Okay, okay before you call me a bitter man-hating feminist, let me explain myself. I’ve always thought it was weird that out of the billions of people on the Earth we’d have to find ONE to be with forever… Statistically and emotionally, that makes no sense to me. It just feels limiting.  I’m not suggesting […]

Why We ALL Need To Respect Sex Workers

7/3/2018 Update: Okay, so I originally wrote this blog on October 15, 2016.  I think it wasn’t appropriate to publish this considering I was 17 when I wrote it but now that I’m a fully functioning adult I might as well.   ENJOY! – So you’re probably thinking: “Woah, Woah, Woah, you’re doing an article on […]

Our Society

    We live in a place Where a woman can’t walk in any space Without being hounded by unwanted attention Ignore it and it creates unwarranted sexual tension, making her feel like she’s just some possession. Where big girls get called ugly, unwanted, and disgusting but when they retaliate it’s seen as insulting and its […]

Trump: How In The Hell Has He Gotten This Far?

*updated on May 24, 2019* [originally posted on October 1, 2016] Donald Trump. Anytime anyone utters his name, I have one of four reactions. Anger Disgust Panic Sadness   I mean he’s a racist, misogynistic, dim-witted, xenophobic, hypocritical asshole but ya know…AT LEAST HE TELLS IT LIKE IT IS…right? Here are 11 reasons why you’re apart […]

Street Harassment and Why It Isn’t a Compliment

*updated on May 24, 2019* [originally posted on April 17, 2019] (I’m referring to cishet men in this blog post [meaning that I’m talking about cisgender heterosexual men that ‘go after’ women (all women, cis, trans, whatever)] just a heads up.) Ladies, we’ve all been through it.  Walking down the street, minding your own business […]