Staying in Love: Is It Ever A Good Idea To Get Back With An Ex?

I haven’t written about relationships in a while, but I’ve been pondering this question a lot and figuring out if it is worth writing about. One of my closest friends is currently “getting to know” an ex again after not dating each other for a number of years. They have dated other people over the…

Discovering Gender Fluidity in the Philippines

1. How do you feel your views on masculinity, femininity, and self-identity have changed since living outside the US? Moving to another country and immersing myself in another culture caused me to want to look into, research and explore my own culture more. I started wondering if there were similarities between Filipino and American culture…

Lessons on dating from 2016

Listen, this year has stretched me in ways I had not imagined it could. Outside of the political climate, this year has also taken me on a whirlwind ride in my dating life. My last post talked about how I was really feeling some fine ass womon; well, that ended! I must say it ended…

When Should I Walk Away?

There are many things that become easier as we get older, but dating doesn’t seem to be one of them. For the past five months, I’ve been dating this beautiful individual, but a lot of my friends are now starting to be over her a bit. Why? Well because we still haven’t officially stated in…

“Is it too late for me to come out of the closet?”

A reader emailed me this question a few months ago, and it has taken me quite some time to respond. After a lot of self-reflection I have determined that this was so hard for me to respond to because initially this was an idea to which I couldn’t relate. Seriously, my coming out at the…

Music Monday: American Idol Edition

Are you guys watching the final season of American Idol? If not, you’re definitely missing out. The top 8 are undoubtedly some of the best talent to ever grace an American Idol stage. Don’t believe me? I’ll prove it by highlighting my top two: 1. La’Porsha Renae Talk about a powerhouse voice! She is a…

Fun(4)DaMental: In My Skin

Who is Brittney Griner? Why should I read about her? How is her life relevant to mine? Look below to find these answers and more in our current review. Ms. Malcolm Hughes: In My Skin, a title that brings to mind many thoughts: all of them leading back to the same concept, vulnerability. In her…