Category Archives: Love & Relationships

How To Address The Stupid Arguments Against Marriage Equality: a cut out and keep guide

Dear The Internet, One of the nice things about having a column is that I get to rant about stuff I think should be ranted about, but sometimes I just want to rant EVEN MORE. And the biggest thing that’s baffling … Continue reading

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Are you worth your Cost Per Orgasm?

Originally published at Daily Life, 17 August 2014 Dear all women, The very notion of human value has a long and dignified history, until the first time someone swapped money for another human being over whose body they could exert … Continue reading

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Being friends with someone you find attractive

First published Daily Life, January 16, 2014 One of the most tiresome subjects regularly trotted out in the endless men-are-from-Vulcan-women-are-from-Tatooine discussions around gender relations is “can men and women ever just be friends?” It’s the basis of a million rom-coms … Continue reading

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Dan Savage interview

Published in Time Out Sydney, 20 September 2013 The acclaimed US advice columnist tells us how to be “monogamish”  If you’re not familiar with Dan Savage, then… actually, just get your hands on his column and/or podcast, both of which … Continue reading

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A guide to not giving women ‘the wrong idea’

First published at Daily Life, 28 August 2013 It’s so difficult these days to know whether or not you’re flirting with someone. You might think that it might be fairly obvious whether you’re sexfully interested in a person, but it … Continue reading

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A 99 page manual on how to date this guy

Originally published at Daily Life, 11 August 2013 The phrase “too much information” gets thrown around so much that it’s lost all meaning. Knowing your friend has had sex? TMI. Your partner had a nasty bathroom visit after a late … Continue reading

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Should relationships last ’til death do us part?

First published in Daily Life, January 14, 2013 “I wasn’t looking to get into a relationship at all,” she said, as we gently agreed that we were no longer seeing one another, “but when someone like you comes along, you … Continue reading

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