Dominique Sisley

Common Misconceptions, Answered

A Poly Person Answers All Your Burning Questions About Polyamory

Since polyamory is more about communication than anything else, let's see if we can talk through some myths about jealousy, raising families, and, duh, sex.
Dominique Sisley
4.17.19
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What to Do If You're Being Stalked at College

It can feel particularly isolating if you're a victim of stalking on a university campus. We spoke to experts to find out the most effective ways of taking action.
Dominique Sisley
4.9.19
Broadly

A Mortician Debunks Your Biggest Stigmas About Death

A LA-based mortician explains why touching a dead body is safer than you think, and unpacks some lingering misconceptions about death.
Dominique Sisley
3.1.19
Love Bites

This Online Community Is Obsessed With Johnny Depp and Kate Moss' Failed Relationship

While they were together, Depp and Moss were the most photographed couple of the 90s. But what drives the online nostalgia for their relationship, even after Depp was accused of abuse?
Dominique Sisley
2.12.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

Common Myths About Porn, Debunked by a Porn Performer

"I love having fun on set. Can you imagine having sex in a way you really enjoy, with your full consent, and not responding like it’s positive? Also, you can’t fake a squirting orgasm."
Dominique Sisley
2.4.19
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'I Absolutely Have PTSD': When Stalking Ruins Your Mental Health

Stalking doesn't just end when the perpetrator leaves you alone. It can have a lifelong and damaging impact on some victims' mental health.
Dominique Sisley
11.29.18
Broadly

Are Cats Psychic? An Investigation

Since time immemorial, cats have been revered as spiritual creatures—so I asked a psychic to help me understand my tabby, Smidge.
Dominique Sisley
10.31.18
You Make Me Wanna

Charlie B. Barkin Was a Complex Dog with a Dark Past—And My First Crush

As the socially awkward child of a single mother, my sexual awakening was never going to be conventional. But cartoon dogs alighted within me a fire that later led to my love of goofy men.
Dominique Sisley
6.21.18
Broadly

The Joys and Trials of Getting Pregnant as a Masculine-Identifying Person

The documentary "A Womb Of Their Own" follows the joys and trials of getting pregnant as a masculine-identifying person. Director Cyn Lubow talks to Broadly about trans parenthood and their film.
Dominique Sisley
3.21.18
cults

What Life Is Like After Leaving One of the Most Notorious Cults in the World

After escaping religious cult the Moonies, Diane Bencoster committed herself to rescuing other recruits—even getting arrested in the process. Now in her sixties, she reflects on a life spent in the shadows of one of world's most famous cults.
Dominique Sisley
12.19.17
Health

The Mysterious Illness That Makes Women Allergic to The Modern World

Multiple chemical sensitivity is a relatively unknown condition that makes its (mostly female) sufferers debilitatingly sensitive to common substances like smoke, perfume, and cleaning products. Why is it barely recognized by the medical community?
Dominique Sisley
10.23.17