Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2019!

Happy Saint Paddy's Day, everyone! Yes, it's another year in which we all pretend to be Irish and find any excuse to drink our weight's worth of alcohol. From Guinness to Jameson, there's no limit to the amount consumed on this raucous holiday. Considering that I've been pretty lame at socializing for over a month …

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Happy Pi Day 2019!

Hello! Today marks Pi Day, aka the day when one celebrates the beloved mathematical symbol (3.14) for all things circular and round. It's been a tradition for me since high school (nearly 10 years-- holy shit!), and I enjoy celebrating it low-key every year since then. Usually, it's just a matter of having a circular …

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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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