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Nadia Cho

Entries by Nadia Cho

Lost in Trans-lation

(6) Comments | Posted July 30, 2013 | 7:27 PM

Nothing is more heavily enforced in our society than gender. We assume that gender is predetermined, that being a man or a woman is black-and-white, that our genitalia clearly make us one or the other, which is why individuals who are transgender, genderqueer or androgynous, who don't look or behave...

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Being Queer Means...

(17) Comments | Posted June 29, 2013 | 12:09 AM

"Queer" is not a term that is universally recognized and understood in the common vernacular. So in honor of Pride this weekend, I attempted to present the many different sides of what being queer means. "Queer" can be used to describe someone's sexual orientation or stand as a political statement....

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The Cheater's Manifesto (The Case for Non-Monogamy)

(11) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 7:10 PM

The Manifesto: A list of thoughts cheaters may have to justify their actions

• I'm drunk. This person is hot. You're not here.
• Feeling sexually attracted to another person does not mean I'm no longer attracted to my partner or that my partner is any less attractive...

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The Millennials' Long Distance Relationship

(1) Comments | Posted March 28, 2013 | 2:44 PM

A very common feature of college dating these days is the long distance relationship. According to Statistic Brain 32.5 percent of college relationships are long distance, which is a high percentage of couples one would expect to commit to this daunting feat. I've witnessed long distance relationships of...

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The Sex Talk I Had With My Mom When I Was 20

(16) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 3:09 PM

This holiday season, I dropped a bomb on my mother by telling her I wrote a sex column, thus, admitting to a parent for the first time that I am sexually active. Up until this point in life, I successfully avoided talking about sex with my parents like the plague....

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How to DTR (Define-The-Relationship)

(80) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 5:35 PM

Defining the Relationship is an often excruciating prospect, especially for unsettled and noncommittal college students. When involved in any fling that lasts longer than a one night stand, there is pressure from social circles and from oneself to clearly define whatever is going on with various intimate partners.

After recently...

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My Controversial Sexcapade on Campus

(412) Comments | Posted December 7, 2012 | 2:41 PM

It's been a weird week for me to say the least.

Two weeks ago my university newspaper, The Daily Californian, published an opinion piece I wrote for the sex column. It was the last column of the semester and I wanted to write something lighthearted, so I talked...

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