Ana Cecilia Alvarez

The September Stories Issue

What Does the Word 'Queer' Even Mean Today?

How much does what we call ourselves matter when it comes to how and whom we love?
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
9.12.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

Sexual Miseducation Must Stop

It's time to teach the truth about sex.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
6.19.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

Will Forgiveness Improve Your Sex Life?

Talking trust and love after transgression.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
4.20.17
The Tight Squeeze Issue

Will Trump Change the Way Immigrants Love?

"We have sex a lot less often, and I think it's because we're in our heads a lot, thinking about the current situation."
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
3.22.17
The Borders Issue

How Honest Are We When Talking About Money with a Partner?

Why is it sometimes uncomfortable (or unattractive) to communicate about cash and socioeconomic status and what it means to us?
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
6.28.16
The Holy Cow Issue

How to Make Polyamory Work

For the first installment of The Talk, a new column that interrogates the current state of sex and relationships, we explore how and why people with different relationship structures make them work.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
4.27.16
Culture

Why It's Time We Drop Gender from Our Goddess Worship

The goddess has become a universally accepted figure among modern feminists, but the term is still tied to second-wave gender essentialism.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
12.11.15
lit up

What Ayahuasca Taught Me About Taking Care of My Health

A case for psychosomatic medicine.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
11.26.15
Stuff

We Spoke to Ann Hirsch About 'Muffy,' Her New Show at American Medium

She's starred on a reality show, written a play about a preteen's AOL chats with a dirty old man, and created video art about porn.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
6.7.14