Why We Should Stop Teaching Girls to “Save Themselves for Marriage”

Virginity is not this precious jewell to be “lost” or “given” to your Knight and Shining Man of God. A woman’s sexuality is as natural as childbirth, yet it is presented as this thing that is only reserved for a man to “deflower.” Boys aren’t fed this same narrative– they’re expected to lose their virginityContinue reading “Why We Should Stop Teaching Girls to “Save Themselves for Marriage””

Why You Shouldn’t Care About Being A Nice Person

You can be the nicest person in the world and never be acknowledged for it. You shouldn’t measure your worth based on what you can do for others. Even the most decent people take advantage of those that are too nice. Wanna know why? You have no backbone. You care too much about other peopleContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Care About Being A Nice Person”

Why Wishing Karma on Someone Else is Bad Karma for You

Karma. Comeuppance. Reaping what you sow. It doesn’t matter what you call it: it is a complete and utter waste of time to wait for the universe to fuck someone over. Sometimes good thing happens to bad people. You can be the purest soul on the planet and still get screwed over by someone, butContinue reading “Why Wishing Karma on Someone Else is Bad Karma for You”

How to be Alone

Being alone doesn’t mean you have to be lonely. The most confident people not only shine in a group setting, they bask in their own company. But how can you make the most out of your solitude? 1. Meditate With everyone constantly in a rush and on the go, it oftentimes feels like it’s impossibleContinue reading “How to be Alone”

How to Keep Your Libido Alive While Single

You don’t have to be in a relationship to have sex, and you don’t have to engage in casual sex to keep your sex life alive. Your sexuality is just that–your sexuality. Only you can define what makes you feel sexy and where you want to be touched, but here are some tips for thoseContinue reading “How to Keep Your Libido Alive While Single”

The Karma of being a “Pick Me”

Before Baridi Gang starts bitching, I am in no way making fun of Cardi’s alleged divorce to Offset. If anything, I actually applaud her for it— any woman that finds the strength to leave a toxic relationship is automatically the victor—however, I cannot refrain from acknowledging the presence of the baddest bitch herself in thisContinue reading “The Karma of being a “Pick Me””

5 Things Your Faves Won’t Tell You About Natural Hair

The natural hair community has grown immensely in the past decade, but that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a slew of misinformation being spread around. Most women rely on their favorite natural hair “gurus” for advice on their newly discovered textures; while YouTube is a great reference for newbies, it is very easy to getContinue reading “5 Things Your Faves Won’t Tell You About Natural Hair”

Why Is Female Sexuality So Controversial?

The internet had a field day after the release of the visuals for Cardi B’s “WAP,” featuring Megan Thee Stallion. While some of the response was excitement from fans, there was a surprising amount of backlash– I only say surprising because some of that backlash came from women. Of course some men only have anContinue reading “Why Is Female Sexuality So Controversial?”

What Does He Bring to the Table?

“Pick-me” Twitter is probably the saddest and most pathetic thing I’ve ever seen on social media. Twitter in general is pretty fucking awful, but the occasional “I’m not like other girls,” tweets kill me slowly in a unique way. Now, on the surface this looks like a pretty harmless tweet, and to be fair, itContinue reading “What Does He Bring to the Table?”

Black Women: It’s Time We Burn the Cape for Black Men

We know that Black Lives Matter, but do black men know that that includes black women’s lives? The country–the world– is publicly mourning the unjust death of George Floyd, as it should. While it is frustrating that as black people, we have to remind whites that our lives matter, it’s beautiful to see my generationContinue reading “Black Women: It’s Time We Burn the Cape for Black Men”