Relationships

Not As Free: “Grown-ish” Reveals the Dating Woes of Young Black Women

Dating struggles are often indicative of the racist politics of desirability. Read more »

The Pleasure Dome: Use Your Words

Practice, practice, practice liberating the language of your desire. Read more »

Liberating Desire: It's Time to Shift Your Fantasies

Our liberation and fantasies are intricately connected. Read more »

What Is a Sister?: Audre Lorde and Pat Parker’s Letters Are a Balm for the Soul

The friendship that these feminist poets shared was intentional, deep, and illuminating. Read more »

Meet Your Match: 7 Dating Apps For the LGBTQ and POC Community

These apps have the potential to make dating better than Tinder. Read more »

Ask Auntie Randa: How Can I Recharge After a Sexless Relationship?

Randa Jarrar’s advice on Arab community-building and starting a pussy journal. Read more »

Neither Slave Nor Pharaoh: Finding the Divine in BSDM

To be Muslim is to be one who submits. Read more »

“New Black Swing” Pulls Back the Curtain on Ending Love

New Black Swing is all about the slow end of a relationship you thought would last forever. Read more »

Warrior To Wallflower: “Stranger Things” Shrinks Nancy Wheeler

Nancy doesn’t need Jonathan or Steve to get out of Hawkins. Read more »

Social Lies vs. Social Lives: Friendships in the Age of Instagram

“Ingrid Goes West” proves nearly everybody uses social media to lie about who they are. Read more »

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