When the heart turns White and Black

The smell of chocolates and flowers fills the air all over the United States on Feb. 14. The same is true in Japan and...

Portland STI awareness

Transmission of STIs continues to be an issue in the United States and in Multnomah County, Ore. According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Tips for a healthy breakup

Navigating a breakup in a healthy way is challenging, especially if partners have been together for a long time. When complications like combined bank...

Booty Call Etiquette Guide

Whether you’re seeking a long-term partner, friend with benefits or booty call, dating and hookup apps have permanently changed the way Americans date. There’s...

Explicit Communication in the age of #MeToo

#MeToo has some men nervous about how they behave around women, and they should be. These movements exist to hold perps accountable for being...

Sex-positive venues in Portland

When you hear “kinkiest city in America,” what city comes to mind? Maybe Las Vegas, the famed city of sin, or New York, the...

Transcending toxic masculinity

Toxic masculinity is a term often used to describe Western understandings of manhood that are ultimately harmful to men and society at large, including...

Dating App Horoscope

I don’t know anything about you, why you’re single, or why you’re reading this article. But, because nothing even matters anymore, let me give...

A blow to bigotry

Oregon became the fourth state to decriminalize homosexuality after revised Sodomy Laws took effect on Jan. 1, 1972. Sodomy laws still exist all across...

DJ Salinger Weekly Playlist: The Baby Maker

*Originally published on Feb. 13, 2018 In honor of the Love and Sex Guide, this week’s playlist was inspired by Lovage’s Music to Make Love...

Chocolate, diamonds and modern day slavery

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, many of us are looking for the perfect gift for our loved ones. We will soon navigate the...

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Immigration reshapes what it means to be American

In its more than 240 years of existence, the United States has seen near-constant evolution of the average American. According to U.S. Census data,...

Opinion

‘I really do care, don’t you?’

America has a long-standing history of oppression, violence and injustice, but in all of the chaos, there are nonprofits, organizations and people willing to...