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
date night

How to Have a Hot Dinner Date with Yourself

Why go through the experience of an awkward first date, worrying about whether or not your suitor might be a serial killer when you can date yourself? Who says you can't have a romantic meal all alone?
Alison Stevenson
2.11.18
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
Fast Food Week

I Spent an Entire Day in a Mall Food Court

Breakfast, lunch and dinner inside the belly of America's disappearing mall culture.
Alison Stevenson
12.2.17
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
Los Angeles

I Ate Lunch at the Original Taco Bell

My pilgrimage to Tito's Tacos, the LA institution that's considered a prelude to Taco Bell, was a surprising experience filled with hard-shelled tacos.
Alison Stevenson
7.29.17
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