My Reality


Old copy of the Book of Mormon open to title page

The Mormon Church Has Out-Mormoned Itself

I left the Mormon church in 2005. I unapologetically refer to it as a cult, and not a single Sunday goes by that I ... [ more ]

I left the Mormon church in 2005. I unapologetically refer to it as a ... [ more ]

I left the Mormon church in 2005. I unapologetically refer to it as a cult, and not a single ... [ more ]

Photo of Pope Francis in white vestments from March 2013

Pope Francis is Not Enough to Heal the Damage

Nothing Pope Francis does or says in his tenure as Pope is likely to repair the damage of my Catholic upbringing. [ more ]

Nothing Pope Francis does or says in his tenure as Pope is likely to ... [ more ]

Nothing Pope Francis does or says in his tenure as Pope is likely to repair the damage of my ... [ more ]

forevertelaviv

We Need to Do a Better Job Talking About Consent in the Queer Community

We spend so much time and energy trying to convince the straight world that we have things figured out – so when I criticize ... [ more ]

We spend so much time and energy trying to convince the straight world that ... [ more ]

We spend so much time and energy trying to convince the straight world that we have things figured out ... [ more ]

Princess Leia

Princess Leia: My First Feminist Role Model

Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of waiting in a castle somewhere doing needlepoint, she spied for ... [ more ]

Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of ... [ more ]

Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of waiting in a castle somewhere ... [ more ]

smutfest

My First Time at a Queer, Feminist Porn Festival

  by Katherine Green When I asked my straight, male partner if he wanted to go to a queer, feminist porn festival with me, ... [ more ]

  by Katherine Green When I asked my straight, male partner if he wanted ... [ more ]

  by Katherine Green When I asked my straight, male partner if he wanted to go to a queer, ... [ more ]

Amanda Van Slyke

How I Started a Magazine While Overcoming Mental Illness

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies instead of Photoshop, real issues ... [ more ]

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them ... [ more ]

I wanted to create a publication that built people up rather than tore them down, that promoted real bodies ... [ more ]