Relationships

Less Fear, More Queer: What’s Missing from a New Book on Sex, Shame, and Christianity

Shameless gives queer people little space to talk about their own visions of healthy, spiritual sexuality. Read more »

Unfit for the Altar: Black Women Make Their Own Marital Rules

We are often the providers, protectors, and bosses. This, we are told, is why Black women are half as likely to marry as our white... Read more »

I Thought My Immigrant Mother Would Never Accept My Queerness. I Was Wrong.

It was the most devastating moment of my 26 years on this earth, that phone call. Read more »

Who Is Valentine’s Day For?: Finding Space Beyond Hetero Holiday Traditions

Carving out space for LGBTQ-specific V-Day observance requires mainstreaming a sanitized version of queerness. Read more »

The Weird and Wild World of Reddit Relationships

It’s not surprising that people turn to the internet for relationship advice. Read more »

Remembering When Reno Was the Divorce Capital of America

In the 1930s, the city of Reno, Nevada, shined like a beacon of hope to the unhappily married. Read more »

Best Friends Forever: 11 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

Galentine’s Day is way better than Valentine’s Day. Read more »

Golden Girls: Galentine’s Day, from Lady Friends to Shine Theory

Galentine’s Day reflects a long-standing desire to express love in new ways, no matter how much of a premium society puts on the old forms. Read more »

Touch Too Much: Let’s Talk about Consent beyond Sex

Even within social-justice circles where we regularly espouse the necessity of consent and the importance of teaching it, we rarely talk about touch separate from its relationship to sex. Read more »

Lane Moore On Surviving Lifelong Loneliness

I wanted to write a book for people like myself because no one writes for us.  Read more »

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