Alison Stevenson

Body Positivity

Dancing in a Body-Positive Strip Show Taught Me How to be Fat and Sexy

Growing up, I always felt sexiness was something reserved for thin people. Stripping helped change that.
Alison Stevenson
1.28.19
vibrators

I Tried to Replace Men with ‘Clit Sucking’ Sex Toys

They ended up being kinda painful, and one of them made me pee.
Alison Stevenson
10.19.18
relationships

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being Single

National Singles Day is this weekend. I'll definitely be celebrating.
Alison Stevenson
9.20.18
comedy

Standup Comedians Explain Why Louis C.K.'s Return Was So Infuriating

"Believe women, cool. But actually care about women?"
Alison Stevenson
9.4.18
one more time

I Rewatched 'Safe Haven' to Figure Out Why Nicholas Sparks Sucks so Bad

If a love story like the one depicted in the film happened to me, I’d consider it a legitimate nightmare.
Alison Stevenson
8.29.18
comedy

Comedians Explain Why Hannah Gadsby's 'Nanette' Is So Groundbreaking

The Netflix special questioned the nature of standup as an art form, forcing many people to ask themselves uncomfortable questions.
Alison Stevenson
7.13.18
self-awareness

I Asked Friends, Family, and Exes to Tell Me WTF Is Wrong with Me

I was recently ghosted by yet another guy. It got me to thinking that maybe I'm the problem?
Alison Stevenson
5.18.18
Sex

Choking Me During Sex Without Consent Is Assault

In my early 20s, aggressive sex became the norm in my world, and I was too afraid to speak up about it. Not anymore.
Alison Stevenson
1.5.18
Dating

I Tried to Give Up Men for a Month

People always say you find love when you stop looking for it. So I stopped.
Alison Stevenson
10.26.17
Dating

I Got a Couples Counselor to Analyze My First Date with a Guy

After years of trying to decide why my dating life sucks so much, I decided to seek professional help.
Alison Stevenson
7.18.17
community

The California Girl Gang Working to Promote Positive Living

Made up mostly of women in recovery from addiction, the Doll Face Club takes part in activities aimed at bettering the San Diego community.
Alison Stevenson
4.10.17
Beauty

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My FUPA

"Body positivity" is bullshit if it's only positive about a certain type of plus-size body. And if I want to change that, I need to expose the one thing I've always been afraid of: my gut.
Alison Stevenson
3.17.17
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