A long time ago I had a friend, and last weekend she died. I met her in college. She was beautiful, smart, confident, outgoing. Popular. She and I were in a lot of the same classes - we were both studying math, although she was also taking EE classes at MIT. She was witty and … Continue reading Endings

A Misconception

There is a pretty massive, long-standing cultural myth, which goes something like this: Any woman can get as many men as she wants at any point in time, therefore women are the ones gatekeeping/regulating the sexual activity of (heterosexual) men. This is patent, demonstrable bullshit, and I am a case in point. Despite the fact that I … Continue reading A Misconception