Suzannah Weiss is a writer whose work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire, Seventeen, Bitch, Bust, Vice, Paper Magazine, Buzzfeed, Mic, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Alternet, Thought Catalog, Paste, POPSUGAR, The Good Men Project, xoJane, YourTango, Ravishly, and more. She holds degrees in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Modern Culture & Media, and Cognitive Neuroscience, which she uses mainly to over-analyze trashy television and argue over semantics.

Latest Articles

How Men Can Be Better Allies To Women

When I visit feminist online forums and go to women’s empowerment talks, one of the most common questions I see is about how men can be allies to women. I’m glad people are thinking about this because...
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Things I Wish I Knew In My Early 20s

When I think back on my life five years ago, there are a lot of things my mid-20s self wishes my early-20s self knew. I obviously can't go back and share them with myself, but at least I can share the...
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Times You Don't Have To Be "Nice"

One of the first rules we learn when we're growing up is to be "nice." But like most rules, this is an overgeneralization, because there are certain times when you don't have to be "nice" — and, indee...
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Forms Of Unpaid Labor Women Are Expected To Do All The Dang Time

One of the ways women are routinely devalued in our society is by being expected to perform unpaid labor — work that, whether or not it's traditionally defined as "work," requires time and energy, yet...
By Suzannah Weiss

AI Is Sexist & Racist & It's All Our Fault

We tend to think of machines as objective, unlike people, who can hold subjective beliefs. But according to a new study published in the journal Science, this is far from the case. In fact, artificial...
By Suzannah Weiss

17 People Reveal Why They Faked It

Women get a bad reputation for faking orgasms. But the truth is, it's not just women who do it, and a lot of the reasons why people fake orgasms are actually very understandable. Rather than being an ...
By Suzannah Weiss

5 Things You Don't Owe Anyone In Bed

There's nothing you ever owe anybody during sex. If you do something solely because the other person says you owe it, that's not sex — it's sexual assault. That said, it's worth spelling out a few par...
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Ways To Be More Period-Positive

Since we learn so many negative things about periods from such a young age, being period-positive takes conscious effort. From hearing people act grossed out at the mention of menstruation to being to...
By Suzannah Weiss

These Kinds Of Words Don't Help Your Political Arguments

When someone says or does something ignorant or oppressive, it can be easy to hop on board with any criticism directed toward that person or their beliefs. But it behooves us to be mindful of certain ...
By Suzannah Weiss

Feminist March For Science Sign Ideas

The next major nationwide protest to take place is the March for Science, an event expressing opposition to Trump administration policies that fly in the face of scientific facts. That's on April 22 (...
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Things To Tell Students About Sexual Assault

When people respond to sexual assaults by talking about what the victim said, did, or wore, they send the message that it's women's and other potential victims' responsibility to stop the sexual assau...
By Suzannah Weiss

7 "Normal" Relationship Habits That Are Not OK

Having a healthy relationship is harder than it sounds. Many aspects of healthy relationships don't come naturally to us because a lot of the things we're taught are normal in relationships are actual...
By Suzannah Weiss

Is Love At First Sight Real?

I used to think that love at first sight was just a thing of fairy tales and love songs. After all, cultivating care, trust, and everything else that goes into lasting love takes time. But now that I'...
By Suzannah Weiss

How "Nuisance Laws" Can Harm Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence

It's hard enough for a survivor of domestic or intimate partner violence to seek help or report the crime when their abuser could retaliate and law enforcement may not sympathize. But in some cases, c...
By Suzannah Weiss

20 Little Ways Sexism Affects Your Daily Life

Sexism rears its head in all sorts of ways, from outright violence against women and gender non-conforming people to daily microaggressions. The little ways sexism affects your daily life are some of ...
By Suzannah Weiss

Proof That Gender Inequality In Jobs Is Still A Huge Problem

One of the Trump campaign's promises was to reduce unemployment. But last month's Bureau of Labor Statistics data suggest that if we have made any progress on that front, it's not benefiting everyone:...
By Suzannah Weiss

You Don't Have To Justify These Things To Anyone

No matter what you do with your life, people will interject all sorts of opinions on what is and isn't best for you. So, it's important to remember that there are loads of things you don't have to jus...
By Suzannah Weiss

Here's What Really Keeps Women Out Of STEM

Despite a lot of research to the contrary, some still believe there are fewer women in STEM fields and professions because women are innately not as good at math or science. But yet another study sugg...
By Suzannah Weiss

This Inclusive Bathroom Sign Sets A Perfect Example

Since trans people face troubling amounts of bullying and discrimination around public bathroom usage, it's important to at least let people choose whether they use the men's room or the ladies' room....
By Suzannah Weiss

5 Things That Don't Make You "High-Maintenance" In A Relationship

It seems to have become popular for people — especially guys dating women — to complain about their partners being "high-maintenance." But what does that really mean, anyway? And is it usually deserve...
By Suzannah Weiss