The Truth about #MeToo, Rape Culture, and Porn

You may or may not have heard, but women lately are tired of being sexually harassed. Ok, this is a bad time for sarcasm, let me start over. Obviously, women don't want to be sexually harassed. But, luckily, the world has finally gotten to a place where rape culture is something we can talk about, … Continue reading The Truth about #MeToo, Rape Culture, and Porn

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Why Aziz’s Accuser is Hurting #MeToo

In case you are unaware, Emmy and Golden Globe winning comedian Aziz Ansari was recently (and very publicly) called out for sexual misconduct by a woman he went on a date with. It's been everywhere, so if you don't know about it, a 2 minute Google search will explain what's going down. Here's what's wrong with … Continue reading Why Aziz’s Accuser is Hurting #MeToo

How Much does Height Matter?

I am 5'10. For an adult American male, this is considered almost exactly average. I'm pretty sure I got this height from my dad, who is also around 5'10. My mom, however, is pretty tall for a woman. She is also 5'10. And of my four sisters, two are tall and two are short. (For … Continue reading How Much does Height Matter?

Why I Am Pro-Gay Rights but Anti-Gay-Marriage

I am writing this post because of a sad trend I saw on Facebook after the announcement of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize gay marriage in the United States: anyone who did anything other than celebrate the announcement was immediately targeted as an intolerant bigot who hates all gay people. The reason this upset me is … Continue reading Why I Am Pro-Gay Rights but Anti-Gay-Marriage

5 Fun and Free Date Ideas

Most of my readers know that I am single. I live in Provo, Utah, where the dating culture is, quite frankly, terrifying. Because there is always so much pressure to ask people on dates and come up with date ideas, it can get to the point that people just stop doing it at all. For anyone … Continue reading 5 Fun and Free Date Ideas

3 Steps to Being Happy When Life Sucks

How ironic that exactly one week after I posted "Why Bad Things Happen to Good People", a very "bad thing" happened to me. I won't go into detail about what happened, other than to say that at the time, it seemed like the end of my world. So this past week has been filled with lots of soul … Continue reading 3 Steps to Being Happy When Life Sucks