Surprise, Hooking Up Doesn't Kill!
Originally published on December 23, 2009 on SexReally.com. In early 2008, an article in The New York Times claimed that “no one at Harvard represents the hookup culture better than Lena Chen.” I’m Lena Chen. Right, how awkward is that? At the time, I was a college junior blogging quite publicly about my sex and love life — but the last thing I thought was that my vagina...
An Ode to Good Dudes
Originally published on SexReally.com on December 9, 2009. As someone who’s outspoken and calls herself a feminist, I have been categorized as a ‘man-hater’ on more than one occasion. Would that life were that simple. I was struck once by a bell hooks quote that critique is the strongest expression of love, because it has at its core the belief that the person you are talking to...
Why Victoria’s Secret Should Be Your Secret Too
Originally published on SexReally.com on December 4, 2009. “I’m kinda in between boyfriends right now, so I don’t need anything sexy.” – Pam Beesly, while visiting Victoria’s Secret Victoria’s Secret was prominently featured in a Season 3 episode of The Office entitled “Women’s Appreciation.” Fans of the show may remember Michael Scott’s misguided attempt to show his appreciation for his...