So straight talk: I’m kind of exhausted after ECCC and the aftermath, so no funky opening this time. Just an open thread gif party in the comments. You know the rules. No hate, no spam, no trolling. Have fun!
Coinciding with my panel at Emerald City Comic Con, this week we’re going to talk a little about issues surrounding masculinity what makes someone a “real” man. The concept of “being a man” is part and parcel of a lot of dating anxieties for guys – whether it’s about being “alpha” or “beta” or if […]
It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for the Doc to go hunting boogiemen. Meanwhile, the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments section for their own nefarious purposes! This week’s suggested topic: Every kid had their weird, idiosyncratic beliefs. Whether it was the classic “monsters under the bed” or “step on a crack” to […]
It’s Wednesday and it’s been one damn thing after another in the news. Odds are you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and need a break to let your brain and soul recharge. So let’s talk a little about good things going on – either in the world in general or in your lives specifically. And if […]
“I think it’s ridiculous to ask your sexual partner for consent every 6 seconds.” I had this discussion thread on Twitter forwarded to me recently. It’s part and parcel of what happens whenever the idea of consent is brought up on social media. Whenever we talk about the concept of enthusiastic consent – that is, […]