Fat Shaming?

I just fielded a very troubling comment on the She Zine Instagram account that accused me of fat shaming in recent picture posts and I am assuming due to my last fitness post about beginning my personal fitness journey. I suppose that I am especially sensitive to this because my very first exposure to feminism was activism and protest concerning body image at the age of 16. Since that time, I have created various zines where body positivity was the… Read More

Blowjobs

This article was written by Clarke Rose and originally published on the Sex & Roses blog. The first time I gave a blow job I was 17. I realised I needed to learn how to do it because this British guy that I was in love with was coming to California basically to fuck me and see some friends and was under the impression I had already done it before. So I reached out to this older guy I knew who wanted to hook up… Read More

Whatever Happened To My Social Life?

When I was a teenager, I was like a lot of teenagers. I used to go out every night. I had a lot of friends. I whenever I was not out with my friends, I could be found talking on the phone until my ear was hot and sweaty. This continued well into my twenties as I discovered the bar scene, eventually becoming a bartender who would work all night at some of the busiest bars in town and then… Read More

Some of What Keeps Me Sane…

I don’t recall to what extent I’ve discussed my journaling on the blog, but I would love to discuss it now. It is one of the main things that I do for myself everyday that keeps me sane. It is also something that can be a red flag if I start doing it too much. I am pretty private about it, so I have to mostly monitor it on my own, but I have been known to journal for 12+… Read More