Archive for July 2014

Ladies, you need to STOP feeling me up!

Lyletta, the author of the ChicagoNow hosted blog, I Hate My Developer, taught me never to touch a black girl’s hair. EVER. She’s also helped me become more of a bad ass in terms of setting boundaries and saying NO to things instead of feeling like I owe people a YES. Lyletta is good with boundaries... Read more »

Religion is the enemy of sex, but thankfully sex is winning

Religion is the enemy of sex, but thankfully sex is winning
In the history of sex, the worst thing to happen to sex and sexuality has got to be the inception or organized religion. You might want to argue that sexually transmitted diseases are way worse, and you might be right, because festering sores on genitals, insanity and death are pretty fucking horrid, so let me... Read more »

Transforming the Transgender Experience Through Courage

In 1988, my high school sociology teacher, Dave Dillon, had courage. At a time when hardly anyone from his generation was even aware of transgender issues, or even what the term meant, he was hell bent on making sure that my generation was educated. Students in Mr. Dillon’s senior level sociology class at Naperville Central... Read more »
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Does forced intimacy make a difference? The aftermath of Red & Company's 30 day sex challenge

My colleague, Tara, did a 30 day sex challenge that intrigued me. She committed to having sex with her husband every day for 30 days – in a row you read that right – in order to increase their intimacy. Clever girl! You can read about it HERE. Tara is the ginger-riffic writer of the... Read more »

Manifesto of a boring gay man

I have angergasms when straight women treat gay men like pets or faux-girlfriends. It’s shitty and ignorant and disrespectful. In general, I have angergasms when anyone treats anyone else in a less-than way based on their sexual preferences. It is just the most ignorant sort of thinking, you know? Sexual preference is like eye color,... Read more »

Quit Your G*ddamn Bitching Chicken: A F*ck You Dinner Recipe from Moms Who Drink And Swear

It’s been well documented that I consider cooking to be my nemesis. And cooking dinner? Well, fuck cooking dinner. There’s an entire chapter in my book dedicated to my hatred for dinner and another one that rages about cooking in general. I hate dinner the most of all, because when evening comes, I’m just done.... Read more »
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Throwback Thursday is the best thing about social media

My friend, Justin, thinks Throwback Thursday is stupid. Throwback Thursday is a thing on social media. People post old photos and cards and journals and books and ticket stubs and whatever old crap they can drag out of their mom’s basement. Maybe it is stupid, but I love it. I love social media and I... Read more »