Fangirl Wishlist

Oh, Fangirls. I have missed you so dearly. Over the last few months, I have been far, far away from Fangirls Are We, studying beverage in the wild land of college. Needless to say, spending my days in lectures on wine & spirits, writing essays about bitters, and touring breweries have deeply impacted the things my Fangirl Heart is craving this holiday season. Fellow cocktail nerds, rejoice!Read More »

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M3LL155X // FKA twigs

91be6bdeShe’s back, Fangirls. Before I even had time to get over the release of her outstanding debut album, FKA twigs returned almost exactly a year later with an EP that is just pure *fire emoji* *fire emoji* *fire emoji*. She pulls at my heart again with her eclectic mix of lush electronics, wild percussion, and that damn voice of hers. Read More »

STD Spotlight: Hepatitis B

hepbOn our journey through commonly sexually transmitted diseases, what they mean, what to do about them, and how to prevent them, we land at Hepatitis B. Hep B is a typically overlooked STD, most likely because it’s placed in a whole separate category with it’s counterparts A & C, and because it’s symptoms are quite different from the more “typical” seeming infections. However, Hepatitis, especially strain B, is a very common infection spread through unprotected sex play. Luckily, it’s also very avoidable. Read More »

Appdicted: Studious

IMG_4781I’m going back to school, Fangirls. I graduated high school with no desire to go to college, but still attempted to because that’s what I was “supposed to do”. I quickly left without even finishing one semester, and have spent the last three years working. Now, after finding a direction in my life, I’ve decided to give it the ol’ college try. Hah. But of course, I need some help getting back into the groove of class, exams, and homework. That’s where the Studious app comes in. Read More »

Playlist: Summer 2015

summer2015It has been nearly a year since I shared one of my current favorites playlists, Fangirls. It’s about time that changed. This summer has brought me buckets of fantastic tunes that have been playing nonstop in my car & around the house. So, I’ve reflected upon the last few months of music and what I’ve been enjoying the most, and put together a dozen of the highlights. Read More »

Let’s Talk About: Going to the Gynecologist

gynoIt’s certainly not everyone’s favorite topic or time of year, but it is a very important one. When it comes to writing these sexy articles, I like to think that I understand what I’m writing about pretty well, and that I’m sharing what I know & believe with you. It’s important for me to be “walking the talk” with the things I discuss. However, when it comes to the OB/GYN, I’m a big ol’ hypocrite. However, I’m not ashamed to admit that. When it comes to sex, we all have things that we’re uncomfortable or nervous about, and that doesn’t exclude me. So, together, we’re going to research and walk through all of the going to the gyno know-how, and all feel a bit better about it. Read More »

On: Ancestry

Nora's_ShipSince I was a child, I’ve been trying to pull out as much information about my family as I could from my parents. I’ve always felt a sense of importance about it. When I got to that age when you realize your parents do not know the answer to every question, things slowed down. Until a few months ago, I wasn’t taking in much in the way of new information. Now, it’s coming in waves. Huge, overwhelming, fucking fantastic waves. Read More »