Relationships

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 »

Small Change: Queer Feminist Characters Deserve “Happily Ever After” Romance Novels

I wanted the romance genre to have space for a character like Ginger. Read more »

Popaganda: Redefining Dating

How many more trend pieces can you stomach on the theme of “Millennials Killed Traditional Dating”? There’s this idea in our culture that this generation has fundamentally changed dating—for the worse. That we’re getting away from “traditional” dating and into some terrible uncharted... Read more »

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