Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day, USA! July 4th is the day to celebrate the country's separation from England in 1776 (although technically, the exact date is disputed, as some people claim that the "real" independence day is a few days after, or even over a month later). It's the day when people get the day off from …

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Notes on a Belated Father’s Day

It's the day after Father's Day, and I'm just getting around to writing about it. I blame myself partially for not writing in advance to be scheduled on the day, and I partially blame the fact that I was traveling, i.e. not having the time to do so. In any case, I'm writing about Father's …

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Why I’m Not “Queer Enough” (and that’s okay)

If you were to hear the word "gay," "lesbian," "bisexual," or "queer," then I can safely assume that you have presumptions about what a "typical insert-label here" looks and acts like. From the flamboyant gay queen to the masculine butch lesbian, we have stereotypes about certain people in the LGBTQ community. Of course, we can't …

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I Used Two Dating Apps for a Day (and here’s what happened)

Valentine's Day is here, and I found it appropriate to write about my thoughts on dating and relationships through the example of today's ubiquitous dating apps. Hope you enjoy it! Growing up as a Millennial in the mid-to-late 2000's meant that I saw the shift from flip-phones to smartphones, along with the apps that came …

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