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Author Of Horrifically Transphobic Thought Catalog Essay Put On 'Indefinite Leave'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices

It looks like Gavin McInnes' actions have finally caught up with him. Last week, there's a good chance that a horrifyingly transphobic article titl...

The Trouble With Thought Catalog

Daily Dot | Samantha Allen | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices

The slogan for Thought Catalog proudly declares that “all thinking is relevant” with all the puffed-up bravura of an eighteen-year-old, completely...

No, Thought Catalog, My Short Hair Cut Still Isn't the Same as Rape

Kelsey Bain | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Kelsey Bain

In a culture where women's bodies are constantly objectified, where men such as yourself seem to think that they have some kind of claim over them, a post such as this only serves to further the idea that consent is some silly slogan those "crazy feminists" throw around, rather than something that is essential for safe and healthy sexual encounters.

What If Cheating Actually Made Your Relationship Better?

Molly Fosco | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Molly Fosco

What if infidelity, the very opposite of what defines the nature of your relationship with this person, could somehow be the key to saving it?

People, It's Not My Fault I'm Rich

Charles Clymer | Posted 11.26.2013 | Comedy
Charles Clymer

You know, I really do struggle. For example, the car service my parents bought me for my birthday will occasionally be late because of traffic, and I'll have to use the subway if I can't find a cab in time. The subway!

Onion Headline Or Thought Catalog Essay? You Be The Judge

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

The confessional website Thought Catalog is kind of like an online bathroom stall. Writers of all ages -- but mostly below 25 -- scrawl their thoughts...

22 Changes You Make In Your 20s

Thought Catalog | Posted 06.23.2013 | Women
Thought Catalog

"Cha cha cha cha changes!"

What Education SHOULD Teach Us

Thought Catalog | Posted 05.01.2013 | College
Thought Catalog

Education should teach us more than the rules and regulations of becoming a productive worker.

A Day in the Life of a Thought Catalog Commenter

Marielle Wakim | Posted 02.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Marielle Wakim

Subject's alarm goes off. Subject goes back to sleep, making a mental note that there is no logical reason to get up today, seeing as he is gainfully unemployed and sleeping on a pile of old chocolate milk cartons.

25 Signs You’re A Hot Mess

thoughtcatalog.com | Posted 01.30.2013 | College

1. You're over the age of, say, 16.5 and you still shop at Rainbow. 2. You wear flip flops to the club and get mad if somebody steps on your feet. 3...

WATCH: Vintage Disney Video Explains Periods

Posted 11.28.2012 | Women

What happens when you combine a Disney movie with sex ed? Now you know. A 1946 cartoon produced by Disney in collaboration with Kotex illustrates "...

Don't Check A Bag: What To Wear When You're Homeward-Bound

thoughtcatalog.com | Posted 11.21.2012 | College

- One pair shoes - Two pair socks - Running tights - Blue jeans - Nicer pants worn over the top of other pants or on head...

'Look Like You Are Photoshopped In Real Life At All Times'

Posted 11.20.2012 | Women

Ever wondered what you need to do to be considered beautiful? Chelsea Fagan at Thought Catalog has it figured out: Just follow a huge list of seemingl...

23 Things No One Cares About But You

thoughtcatalog.com | Posted 12.29.2012 | College

1. Thinking that the people watching you cross the street from inside their cars are judging your face, clothing or the way you walk 2. Worrying what...

25 Things You Need To Forget About

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.26.2012 | Women

1. That stupid thing you said, like, four years ago that absolutely no one remembers except you. Running over it in your head again and again as you s...

11 Things Single People Like

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.25.2012 | Women

1. February 15th After a month or so of seeing pink and red hearts, roses, and lovey-dovey-ness all over, there’s nothing a single person appreciat...

10 People Who Make You Who You Are

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.23.2012 | Women

While our lives are no doubt filled with people who mold and shape us as we grow, there are certain characters who stick out as being particularly inf...

Chatting With Thought Catalog Editor, Ryan O'Connell

Uloop | Posted 12.22.2012 | College
Uloop

"I want people to know I'm much more normal than I seem. I don't sit around in furs all day, whacked out on pills and staring at flowers. That's not really a daily thing for me."

The 5 Types Of Friends Everyone Should Have

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.22.2012 | Women

1. The friend who is always “down for whatever” Why does everyone act like they’re so busy all the time? I have some friends who, if I want t...

Your Significant Other Doesn't Need To Be Your Best Friend

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.18.2012 | Women

Before a flood of happily partnered couples rush to the comment section with impassioned cries of “I wake up next to my best friend every day and it...

5 Things You Shouldn't Ever Do After 10pm

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.18.2012 | Women

1. Don’t text him. It’s tempting, I know. Like where did all of this confidence come from? You’re feeling really good and it’s hard to explain...

29 Things That Make 20-Somethings Happy

Thought Catalog | Posted 12.15.2012 | College
Thought Catalog

Thought Catalog's Ryan O'Connell explains that it's not so hard to make a 20-something happy. See all the special ways in the slideshow below. ...

Some Honest Advice For College Students

Ryan O'Connell | Posted 12.15.2012 | College
Ryan O'Connell

You will struggle. That being said, there's not much you can do about it as a college freshman or sophomore or even a junior. So take a freaking chill pill, honey, and just enjoy the ride.

Texts You'd Love To Get From Your Ex

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.11.2012 | Women

The Initial Correspondence Your ex: I’m miserable without you. You: What? Is this a hallucination? Your ex: I can’t stop thinking about y...

6 Things That Are Not Worth Your Jealousy

Thought Catalog | Posted 10.05.2012 | Women

While there are definitely instances in which a healthy attitude of competition can be beneficial — a coworker whom you emulate and want to become a...