Sirin Kale

Associate Editor

relationships

Women Can Spot Narcissists and Psychopaths, Even When They’re Drunk

Research suggests that women can still see straight through men with "dark triad" personality traits—even after a drink or two.
Sirin Kale
3.9.19
My First Time

I Cheated on My Boyfriend and Got Pregnant—and the Guilt Almost Destroyed Me

After I cheated on my boyfriend with a classmate, I found out I was pregnant—and wasn't sure whose it was. But even worse than the unwanted pregnancy, I was surprised to learn, was the guilt.
Charlie Stone
3.2.19
My First Time

Having Breakup Sex with My Ex Was the Worst Idea Ever

When blogger Amelia Perrin broke up with her boyfriend, there was just one snag: they had a holiday booked together. Cue a week of cosplaying as a couple, long discussions about their relationship—and a lot of breakup sex.
Amelia Perrin
2.19.19

The Truth About Jealousy in Polyamorous Relationships

Yes, polyamorous people can feel jealousy—and cheat. Lola Phoenix shares how they navigate those emotions in their polyamorous relationships and gives advice if you're questioning whether polyamory is for you.
Lola Phoenix
2.5.19
My First Time

The First Time I Had Sex On Drugs, I Thought I Was in Love

"When you’re having sex on MDMA, it feels like it’s never going to end, in the best possible way."
Chloe Eliot
1.31.19
Film

This Sex Worker Wrote a Netflix Horror Movie Stephen King Loves

“If people want to support sex workers, pay for their content," screenwriter and former cam girl Isa Mazzei tells Broadly. She's brought that message to 'CAM', starring Madeleine Brewer of 'The Handmaid's Tale.'
Sirin Kale
12.25.18
Unfollow Me

How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Relationship

It can be hard to know what to do when your friend has a violent or controlling partner. Here are some things you can do to support them.
Sirin Kale
11.23.18
Unfollow Me

Our Best Friend Died by Suicide After Being Abused and Stalked by Her Ex

Meera Dalal was only 25 when she took her own life after years of abuse from her partner. Two years on, her friends are still searching for answers.
Sirin Kale
11.22.18
stalking

The Relentless Horror of Being Stalked as an Instagram Star

Andreea Cristina Bolbea has endured stalkers attempting to sabotage her career, ruin her marriage, and visit her home unannounced.
Andreea Cristina Bolbea
11.19.18

Beyoncé Cuts Ties With Topshop Following Harassment Allegations

After Topshop boss Sir Philip Green was accused of misconduct and abuse by multiple employees, Beyoncé bought out her stake in clothing brand Ivy Park.
Sirin Kale
11.15.18
LGBT+

This European Country Is Voting to Block Gay Marriage—Probably Forever

In October, Romania will hold a referendum to change its constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman only.
Sirin Kale
9.20.18
My First Time

Working as a Sex Journalist Taught Me When to Say No

Writer and broadcaster Alix Fox thought that she had to be down for whatever to be good at her job—until she learned how to make her sexual boundaries clear.
Alix Fox
9.13.18
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