Some Kind Of Ride


Yesterday was one of “those days.” You know them, you’ve had them too. From the moment I woke up, I just wasn’t having it and I literally cursed the sun for rising and dawning on a new day. I dwelled about whether or not you can have a right or wrong side of your bed […]

On Surviving Your Late 20’s


I am part of a very small and special minority. No, I’m not referring to the fact that I’m gay, Polish, or that I don’t eat a lot of red meat. I’m part of something, and what I am part of so desperately needs a confident spokesperson. I’m Tanya, I’m twenty-eight and I own a […]

Baby I Was Born This Gay


The other day I made the mistake of perusing the Gay & Lesbian section of Netflix. What exactly will follow is yet to be seen, but I’m pretty sure it goes a little something like this: I fall into a big, gay black hole and I’m never seen again. Tell my parents goodbye, and please […]

I Am My Mother’s Daughter


If you’ve had the pleasure of meeting my Mother, you’re welcome for that introduction. Chances are if you have met her, you were either enlightened, traumatized, baffled, scared, exited; or any combination of the aforementioned adjectives listed. She’s a treat, that one. It’s not uncommon for me to receive a daily text message from her […]

“Dating Is Horrifying”


This is all I could text to my friend after what I realized, was my “first date ever.” If parent’s continued to scrapbook after the toddler stage, twenty-eight-years-old would have marked “Baby’s First Date.” Yes, I am in my late twenties, as we know – awkward as ever, and just starting to date. I got […]