Natalie Slaughter

Natalie Slaughter

Bio

Natalie is a former Texan currently living in LA who enjoys politics, cooking, video games, comic books and spending more money than she should at ModCloth. She takes her nerd title as seriously as she does her writing and believes anything's a good story if you tell it right.

Natalie Slaughter Articles

It’s never too late to start your life over again if you don’t like where you ended up.

It's Never Too Late To Start Your Life Over Again

Because you only get one shot at life.

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Men like him understand there are little to no consequences for their actions. Image: Pixabay.

Brock Turner Will Rape Again. I Know, Because I've Been Assaulted By Men Like Him.

[N]o one held my molester down and called the police for what he did to me. He was quietly escorted away, and over the course of a few months, the whispers of support turned into accusations.

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There’s a lot more information about what it’s like to be a fat woman and the things you should and shouldn’t say.

7 Things I Wish People Knew About Being A Fat Woman

There’s a lot more information about what it’s like to be a fat woman and the things you should and shouldn’t say. Here's what I want everyone to know...

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Photo by AllGo - An App For Plus Size People on Unsplash

Fat Women Aren’t Taken Seriously In Job Interviews

My size is always weighed over my qualifications. Read...
Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

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Unless you’re talking explicitly about gay men, please don’t use the term ‘gay’ as a catch-all for our community. Image: Thinkstock.

Having Sex With Women Doesn't Make Me Gay

If I have sex with a woman, it does not make me gay. As someone who identifies as female, it doesn’t even make me a lesbian.

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What does Marvel have against casting Asians in film?

Dear Marvel: Where Are All The Actors Of Color?

Why is Marvel casting white actors to play Asian characters?

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It’s important to know that being asexual isn’t the same thing as abstaining from sex.

Being Asexual Doesn't Mean You Don't Like Sex

There’s a lot more to sexuality than meets the eye.

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Photo by George Gvasalia on Unsplash

Why Do We Still Think A Woman’s Pain Is ‘All In Her Head?'

Treating women like idiots has the additional consequence of making women less likely to report symptoms in general. It’s really exhausting

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Quitting Your Job To Follow Your Dreams Is For White People

Let’s be real: pursuing you passion is a luxury reserved for the privileged. Read...