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Sarah MacDonald is a freelance writer, web editor, and feelings-catcher living in Toronto. You can catch her all over the Internet.

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An App About Consent Won't Make Us Better Communicators

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 1:51 PM

Let's talk about fucking.

There is a particular look that appears on the faces of some of my friends when I broach the topic of sex. It is typically dismay, eclipsed by mild disgust and, often, discomfort and sometimes judgment. Fluent in Chirp, every word I say is tinged with...

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If Married Dads Are Safer, Why Was Mine Abusive?

(26) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 1:47 PM

My older sister's first living memory is of my father trying to kill my mother. She was, maybe, a little older than a year-and-a-half. My father, wild-eyed and raucous, aggressively pushed my sister to the side, or so I am told, and she fell off the bed in my parent's...

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Why Ray is the Most 'Real' Character on Girls

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 1:19 PM

I am not a whole person. Ideas of wholeness and togetherness of self are, at the very least, extremely disappointing and destructive things to assume of a person but it is something we are inundated with either very openly or subliminally the moment we (Millennial People) leave school or home...

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My NSFW Sext-Only Relationship Made 'Her' Seem Not-So-Distant

(3) Comments | Posted January 17, 2014 | 5:30 PM

The following post contains some explicit language and imagery. It is intended for adult readers.


The first time he sent me a photo of his dick I giggled like a schoolgirl in fourth grade sex-ed class. The photo was blurred, obviously; he didn't want to give away too...

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