Rafaella Gunz
Rafaella is a recent graduate of The New School in NYC, where she majored in journalism and minored in gender studies. She's passionate about feminism, LGBTQ+ issues, and ending the stigma of herpes. In her free time she likes to read, surf the web, listen to pop-punk, and find dogs to pet.

I found out I had herpes a year ago

People told me what an irresponsible slut I was

Why Canada’s PM, Justin Trudeau, is my celebrity crush

Not only is he a total babe, but he put women on Canadian currency

The truth about being trans in prison

I spoke to my pre-transition friend about her experience

I spoke to a vocal coach about the ways women’s voices are criticized

Women aren’t the only ones who use ‘uptalk’

Matt McGorry is not the male feminist we need

We need more than just some lip service

The best places to find feminist swag

‘Femme isn’t frail’

This book helped me realize the flaws in Hillary Clinton’s feminism

‘Imperial Feminism’ isn’t the solution

I hosted a Reddit AMA and here’s what happened

I asked the internet to ask me anything

Having few female friends doesn’t make you a bad feminist

If we really want to achieve our goals we have to stop being so catty

A sampling of times men made me feel uncomfortable on the subway

Can you please keep your thoughts to yourself?

Having only a few female friends doesn’t make you a bad feminist

This isn’t Mean Girls

I was sexually harassed at work when I was 17

’17 is the legal age of consent in New York,’ he swiftly and defensively replied to my text message