Cathryn Virginia

Essays

If I Can’t Touch Another Human, at Least I Can Watch It on TV

Romantic scenes are now my "touch porn," allowing me to imagine the warmth of human contact again.
Alex Zaragoza
7.27.20
Objectively Correct Lists

The 15 Best R&B Songs of Spring 2020

From Chloe x Halle's evolution on 'Ungodly Hour' to Teyana Taylor's 90s-inspired 'The Album,' R&B has kept us grounded amid chaos.
Kristin Corry
6.25.20
VICE Magazine

More and More Companies Are Covering the Cost of Egg Freezing. But Who Is It Really For?

Some argue that this benefit provides yet another way for women to have a career and family. Others see it as just part of a solution to a problem not yet solved.
Avery Stone
5.26.20
Transamorous

Men Who Love Trans Women: The Cop

There was another cop we knew who was into trans women. Other officers found out and mocked him endlessly.
Anonymous
4.20.20
Transamorous

Men Who Love Trans Women: The Guy in the Ballroom Scene

You may think that in the ballroom scene everyone is loving and accepting. Unfortunately you can be judged in any community.
Shawn
4.13.20
Transamorous

Men Who Love Trans Women: The Finance Guy

"In some respects, realizing that my sexuality included a desire for trans women was cathartic."
Anonymous
4.6.20
Coronavirus

How Are You Doing? I’m a Mess, Thanks

The pandemic has left millions isolated, depressed, anxious, and trying to come together. At least we all feel the same way.
Harry Cheadle
3.31.20
LGBTQ

Men Who Love Trans Women: The Guy in the Army

"As I've grown to accept myself as a man, I'm also starting to accept my sexuality too."
Anonymous
3.16.20
debt

This Group Frees People From the Prison of Medical Debt, One at a Time

RIP Medical Debt has forgiven nearly $1.4 billion worth of debt, which is simultaneously a lot and not nearly enough.
Harry Cheadle
3.2.20
Transamorous

Men Who Love Trans Women: The Software Guy

"It was easy for me to dip in whenever I wanted, get what I came for, and leave without being accountable. So that’s what I did."
Andy Markham
2.24.20
socialism

In the 2010s, America Forgot It Was Terrified of Socialism

This was the decade the far left moved from the streets into office buildings.
Zeeshan Aleem
12.19.19
oral histories

The Real Story Behind the Iconic Ode to Oral Sex, "Put It In Your Mouth"

How the raunchy 1996 duet from neighborhood friends Kia Jeffries and Akinyele Adams came to be.
Soheil Rezayazdi
12.9.19
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