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How to Tinder Your Way Out of Your Social Scene

October 7, 2015
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I’m single now—YOLO! Rather than dipping into the same pool of dudes and dudettes from my social scene, I’ve been Tindering up a storm. I’ve realized: using dating apps to date outside of your network has a lot of surprising benefits… it can sort of be like anthropology-lite :) Read about my recent hot dates and dating disasters in my newest Breathless column for Vogue magazine HERE :)

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Masturbation Report: Stats on Self-Love

May 19, 2015
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Words: Karley Sciortino / Photo: Ellen von Unwerth / Did you know that May is National Masturbation Month? Yeah, it’s random, and I don’t really understand the point (isn’t every month masturbation month?), but let’s just go with it. In celebration of self-love, the sex toy brand We Vibe did their first ever national masturbation report. They talked to 600 men and women across the United states, ranging from age 20-70, identifying as single, in a relationship or married, and the…

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Sexual Enlightenment, a Bathtub, and my Mother

May 12, 2015
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words by Ella W / image by Petra Collins / If you didn’t already know, May is national masturbation month! Yay! (lol?) Recently, a Slutever reader sent me this beautiful personal essay about learning to masturbate, and her mother—a classic combo! In honor of masturbation month, I want to share this essay with you, which I’m sure any girl who spent too much time in the bathtub as a teenager can relate to. You know what I mean.

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13 Of The Funniest Things Ever Said About Self-Love

February 19, 2015
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Historically, masturbation has gotten a pretty bad rap. It’s been said that jerking-off can cause blindness, will make you impotent or infertile, can lead to mental illness, or, arguably the worst of them all, will result in you burning in eternal hellfire. However, that hasn’t seemed to deter most of you. I personally have never touched myself, so I’m off the hook no matter what happens, unlike you perverts. Below are 13 of the best things ever said about masturbation. 1.…

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Celebratory Masturbation

June 6, 2014

May was national masturbation month. If, unlike me, your Facebook friends aren’t almost exclusively feminist bloggers and people who make vagina-based art, your FB feed may not have informed you of that important fact. In celebration, my new article for VICE lists some of my favorite facts and musings on the subject. Read it HERE :)

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Roommates

June 19, 2012

I wrote this essay about roommates for the current issue of the beautiful interiors magazine, Apartamento. The photos are of me in mi apartamento, taken by Sandy Kim. When I moved to New York in the summer of 2010 I didn’t have any friends. I couldn’t afford my own apartment, so I made the novice mistake of moving in with a random stranger I met on Craigslist. You hear horror stories about Craigslist roommates–OCD, junkies, money scammers, rapists–but still, I…

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Hands On

May 30, 2012

Drawings by Kate Merry For the latest issue of Twin magazine I wrote an essay based on a new book about masturbation titled With the Hand. To be honest the books isn’t that great, so I don’t recommend you run out and buy it. Instead just read my article, which is essentially just me rambling about touching myself. With the Hand: A History of Masturbation is a new book by the Dutch urologist and sexologist, Mels Van Driel. The book explores…

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