“You’re crazy, that never happened.” “You’re too sensitive.” “You’re making things up” Are these phrases that you constantly hear from your partner that cause you to question yourself? If so, your partner might be using something called “gaslighting” — a form of emotional abuse that causes a victim to question their own feelings, instincts and sanity, …
RuPaul on How Straight People Steal From Gay Culture and Why Educating the Youth Is a Waste of Time
"Straight pop culture has liberally lifted things from gay culture as long as I can remember."
10 Thrift Store Shopping Secrets You Should Know
So, today we're going to talk about my favorite thing: thrift stores. As you know, I consider myself a true patron of the thrift, a master...
Five Tips for Successful Thrift Store Shopping
When people step foot into my funky home, one of the first things they ask is, "Where do you find all of this stuff?" After I tell them that most of what we own has been found at thrift stores, they then beg me to take them with me next time I go
How to Make a Presbyterian Cocktail
If you are looking for a refreshing drink that will cool you off in the hot summer then try out the Presbyterian Cocktail. This wonderful summer drink has got everything to lift you up when the sun is draining you. The Presbyterian is basically considered as a classic cocktail because it is old fashioned in …
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Useful Study Reveals Generational Differences in What Engages Donors
The new report from Abila suggests it’s worthwhile to offer a variety of approaches to engagement to welcome donors of every age.
Art that Slows Down How We Assess Gender
At the center of Smack Mellon’s Dumbo gallery, Gil Yefman’s knitted wrecking ball of genitalia and bodily fluids hangs from the ceiling.
10 Tips for Including People With Disabilities in Your Party
With the holiday season upon us, it's easy to hold a party where all guests -- with and without disabilities -- feel welcomed, respected and have fun. Al...
How to Thrift Shop for Outerwear + Salvation Army Coat Sale
A few days ago on Instagram, I mentioned the upcoming Salvation Army coat sale. I don’t use the word “epic” often, but it’s fitting for this sale! If you’re in the NYC…