Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 19

Living in Two Worlds: Falling in Love When You Are Transgendered

via The Huffington Post. I am submitting this piece because sometimes the voices we need to hear most are the ones we don’t often have the opportunity to hear. My dear friend Wes is one of my favourite humans, not to mention a wicked community developer who romantically moonlights as a pretty hip barber. His […]

August 18

One gay writer’s experience with being skinny-fat in the gay community

via The Atlantic. The Tyranny of Buffness My boyfriend expected me to be lean and muscular. But I couldn’t live up to that standard, and neither can a lot of guys–and we shouldn’t have to. I didn’t know I was skinny-fat until my Russian boyfriend told me so. Actually, I didn’t even know that was […]

August 17

The 11 Differences between Dating a Boy and a Man

via Just / My Type. When I was in my early twenties, if a guy acted aloof, called back only sometimes and showed minimal interest, I would get hooked. You could say I was addicted to the bad boy/ unavailable boy/ player. I was drawn to what psychotherapist, Ken Page terms as “attractions of deprivation” […]

August 16

Think You Know Wealth Inequality? Think Again (Must-Watch Video).

What seems like eternity ago, a shocking video titled Wealth Inequality In America went viral, and swept the internet in a matter of hours. Properly billed as “six and a half minutes that you need to spend,” it depicted in graphic detail how the richest 1% of Americans have amassed 40% percent of the entire […]

August 15

“Sex and the City” on Love

August 14

Its a Commuter’s Life

A view from the Caltrain down to Silicon Valley.

August 13

One Direction – Live While We’re Young

LIAM PAYNE: Hey girl, I’m waitin’ on ya, I’m waitin’ on ya Come on and let me sneak you out And have a celebration, a celebration The music up, the window’s down ZAYN MALIK: Yeah, we’ll be doing what we do Just pretending that we’re cool And we know it too Yeah, we’ll keep doing […]