Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

Bio

Sofia is a Los Angeles-based writer and performer. She enjoys eating and laughing. Her work has also appeared on xoJane in addition to LadyClever and Bustle.

Sofia Barrett-Ibarria Articles

Teenage Coders Create New Video Game To Combat Menstruation Taboo

Highschoolers Sophie Hauser and Andrea Gonzale ask us to consider why periods freak us out so much as a society with their new game Tampon Run.

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Why Thai Teen Drama Hormones Could Shift Social Morays

If you can pull yourself from the onslaught of fall TV that’s streaming from every imaginable device . . . you need to watch "Hormones."

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Here's What To Say When Someone Comes Out To You

I came out to my straight friend first. I went for the old classic. "So, have I told you I’ve been thinking about coming out? Like in a gay way?"

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Who’s The Baddest Of Them All? A Definitive Ranking Of The Top 7 Most Kick-ass Witches Of All Time

Time to gather the coven for a celebration of the baddest, smartest and most subversively crazy-sexy-cool witches of all time.

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7 Lesbian Web Series You Need To Binge Watch Immediately

Because sometimes, you want super queer TV.

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This Is What Femme Looks Like

Sometimes, actually, a lot of the time, I feel like an invisible queer.

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A For Women By Women Taxi Service Sounds Great, But Will It Actually Combat Sexual Harassment?

There’s undoubtedly a need for services that provide safe transportation sans harassment, but SheRides might run into some glaring roadblocks.

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8 Queer Icons Who Actually Identify As Queer

While Cher, Dolly Parton, and Beyonce draw a sizeable portion of their fanbase from the gay community, these gay icons don’t actually identify as gay.

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7 Reasons "Bitchy" Shouldn't Be A Bad Word

Amy Poehler's new book Yes Please is bringing about a real bitchaissance. It's time to take bitchy back.

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Sad, But True: Here’s Why Personality-Based Dating Apps Will Never Work

We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.

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