“How do I deal with an assault that wasn’t rape? How can I keep from feeling like my assault is being minimized?”
To leave or not to leave, that is the question.
Vanessa’s Team Pick: A career fair at the LGBT Center in NYC and the chance to see Autostraddle’s Carly speak on a panel? Hello Monday, you’ve never looked so good!
You and your ex are going to the same social event? You should probs read this first.
In which we discuss how to come off a plane and greet your sweetie without looking like an oily zombie.
In which we discuss if and when you need to tell a partner about your eating disorder.
Your parents don’t know what to say, your girlfriend wants to take things slow, and also you’re a virgin who can probably drive.
Moving back in with your parents after college because you’re unemployed can feel like the end of the world, but is probably not actually the end of the world.
Your focus shouldn’t be ‘Is she straight or gay?’. Wondering about that leads to madness, drunk phone calls and other forms of hot messery.
There are a lot of ways to stand out. Maybe you want to look sort of like a pin-up or sort of mod. Maybe you want to look sort of goth or kind of punk. Maybe it’s time to up the ante on your hipster appeal. Maybe you want to look really really really gay.
You live in a world with a person who once treated you like crap, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be super happy! With special guest: a raccoon.
What to do when a temporary situation starts looking like a permanent personality trait.
Get a job!
Someone out there needs your help with revealing gayness to parents, disagreements with an activity partner, loaning friends money and other fun things!
Advice for people who have HPV, boobs and a lack of autonomy. This one’s kinda long so you may need to grab a snack. THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID.
In which you need your girlfriend to know you’re not about to leave her for a dude.
“Two or three things I know, two or three things I know for sure, and one of them is that if we are not beautiful to each other, we cannot know beauty in any form.”
Straight BFF wins Straight Girl of the Year Award, we discuss vulvas, strap-ons and your girlfriend’s flaws. With special bonus feelings from MKO and Riese!
Your straight friend is predictable, jealousy is a bitch and there’s this girl you’re seeing who used to be seeing this other girl who happens to be a friend of yours. Let’s process!
Girls are always asking me for advice on various coming out situations, and I don’t always know how to answer them. Perhaps you, dear reader, would like to take a swing at it?