How I Became a Big Ole Lesbo


I never really came out. There was no defining moment, where I sat friends or family down, screamed it from a rooftop, and when I got there – no rainbow red carpet I walked down where Ellen DeGeneres & Melissa Etheridge awaited with a glittery trophy as the Indigo Girls sang ‘Closer to Fine’ in […]

Things I’m Willing To Admit About Myself


I could be what some people would call a “odd duck,” or “strange ranger.” The Urban Dictionary defines the latter as someone who marches to the tune of their own sequin-clad, boot-wearing, star-wars-lovin’ drummer (The accuracy there is on point for me). I have a unique sense of humor and a reputation for being the person that will always […]

I’m Coming Out (Again)


I want to talk about being gay. I know what you’re thinking: “Tanya, 90% of the time when your mouth is open it’s guaranteed there is something gay coming out of it.” This is fair friends, but for once I want to take it in a more serious direction – rather than talking about what […]

On Being Gay


I am not a real human being right now. I haven’t changed my socks in three days, my legs are hairy to the point they are itchy, and I don’t think I’ve had an actual meal in over a week. Yes ladies and germs – it’s the old end of the semester crunch. I have […]