Guys or Girls? My Thoughts on Love as a Bisexual

Sexuality (as a woman) has always been a difficult topic for me to explain. For the longest time, I didn't even know where I stood with myself on the spectrum: one day I liked guys, the other day I liked girls. My sexual preference fluctuated throughout my teenage years, even well into adulthood. It wasn't …

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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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Why I Don’t Identify as a Feminist (as a woman)

Yup, that's true. Sounds like a scandal that might blow up-- after all, why would a cis-woman like myself refuse to fight for women's rights in the 21st century? Surely, she must not believe in giving a voice to women, let alone support "girl power," in general? That she finds the patriarchy justifiable, and that …

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