fact or fiction

Is it fact or merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the myths and beliefs we hold about women's health issues, sexism, gender roles, and the female experience.

Coffee & Crime
I couldn’t figure out where to place the million jumbled thoughts I have. They swarm in my head like bees that, unlike real ones, refuse to become endangered. One voice in my head told me to write poe...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
Periods Explained for Men
Now before any aggressive "whatabouters" jump down my throat, I am not explaining this to patronize, I am explaining this to do just that, explain. After reading something on social media the other da...
Mackenzie Kennedy5 months ago
How Effective is the Morning After Pill?
The "morning after pill" has become one of the most controversial forms of birth control, primarily because it's been called both ineffective and a form of abortion. However, anyone who's really resea...
Does Juicing Lead to Sex with Strangers?
Last week, I made a post on a local social media “buy, sell & trade” group looking for a second hand juicer so that I could maybe save one from going to the landfill or just put one to use that is sit...
Kai Storm5 months ago
He Tried It!
The video above?! Just a little promo video... you should check it out! Back to the reason you're here. Sexual harassment is not funny. I know that. You know that. Everybody with sense knows that (well, maybe not so much according to the news). No is no. If you're trying to get with somebody and they don't want to get with you, then you need to leave them the fuck alone, period. Why am I bringing this up you ask? Well... I was sitting around, thinking about what to blog about and scrolling throu...
Jus L'amore5 months ago
15 Embarrassing Things Women Do Behind Closed Doors
If only our friends and family knew what we did in the privacy of our own home and behind closed doors. There are times when I do something that is so strange, even though I am completely alone, I sti...
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Tabitha Odutayo7 months ago
The State
The irony was evident: head drowning in a toilet, the burning of acid made its way up my throat and crawled out of my mouth, its bitter kiss lingered on my tongue. Of course, I would've longed to stay...
Abbey Roman7 months ago
Our Little Circus
In the Mariposa County Jail, each ward is color-coded. Women are segregated by the determination of their propensity for violence. I suppose jails run that way, but this is the only jail I have ever b...
Katy Preen8 months ago
"But Women Abuse Men, Too..."
Well, yes, there are women who abuse men. This well-known fact is brought to our attention whenever violence against women is discussed, just so the men don’t feel left out (nothing to do with deraili...
Raven Spoor9 months ago
Together We Can
College is supposed to be a safe place to experiment and learn about who you are as a person. Unfortunately, the common occurrence of sexual assault in colleges and universities across the nation make...
N M9 months ago
A Non-Feminist in a Feminist World
Whilst doing my regular rounds on YouTube and looking at the arguments represented by both parties in the non-feminist and feminist community, I decided I wanted to write something that will explain w...