Rosa Escandon

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sometimes comedian, always a girl from a 90s rom-com, that would definitely be cute if she just removed her glasses.

6 New Year's Eve Plans You Should Never Make When You Live In NYC

By Rosa Escandon
Growing up, I would stay up late to watch only two programs. One was "Saturday Night Live," the other was the New Year's Eve Ball Drop from Time Square. However, after being a comedian in NYC, I can safely say I will never be on "SNL" and uh, I will…

The Stages Of Emotions You'll Feel On Election Day, From Voting To Results

By Rosa Escandon
Today, Americans will (hopefully) come together to elect the first female president of the United States, and I'm sure as hell not talking about Jill Stein. As a woman who isn't so excited about the idea of a loud, lying, accused rapist…

9 Drake And Rihanna Lyrics To Help You Get Over Their Breakup

By Rosa Escandon
Remember last week? Yes, American politics were on fire. Yes, America was full of existential dread. Yes, poverty, unemployment and clown fear still lived in our hearts. But there was something still good, something still pure. There was Drahanna (a…

12 Creepy Clowns That Are Still Haunting All Of Our Nightmares

By Rosa Escandon
I'm terrified of clowns. I mean, isn't everyone? They are all creepy in my book. So, you can imagine my dismay when I heard about the crazy, creepy clowns being found in the woods. But, I could breathe easy. I live in Brooklyn, and there are no…

How I Got Out Of Being Ghosted By My Ex

By Rosa Escandon
I hate complaining about what Millennials are ruining, mostly because it's nonsense. I'm sure at the turn of the century, older people were also worried about all this new technology and kids today. But for them, it was just the kinetoscope and the…

4 Ways To Deal With Missing Your Ex's Family After You Break Up

By Rosa Escandon
Most people hate their SO's family. And even if you aren't married, the archetypal "mother-in-law" inspires the type of disdain that's usually reserved for people who like their own Facebook statuses. But sometimes, you luck out with a winner. And…

I Wrote The Perfect Response To Fuckboy Texts So You Don't Have To

By Rosa Escandon
We all know one -- well, if you're lucky, it's just one. Maybe you matched with him on Tinder months ago; maybe you went to a party once and he was a friend of a friend of a frat boy; maybe he's a one-night stand who doesn't understand the "one"…

If You Rebound With Any Of These Guys, You'll Immediately Regret It

By Rosa Escandon
Ladies, we all know breakups suck. And we have all been there. While most men think we just sit around and eat straight out of the pint while yelling at "Love Actually" after they break our hearts, we all know what we really do. We fuck. via…

'You're The Worst' Just Returned To TV And You Seriously Need To Be Watching

By Rosa Escandon
Let's talk about TV. It's great. Some people would even say we are in the golden age of television. And let's be honest, if you are in your 20s, you are probably obsessed with at least one 30-minute long comedy-dramedy. Whether it is "BoJack…

8 Stages Of Breaking Up, As Told By Horror Films

By Rosa Escandon
It's that time of year. The relationships that popped up last season are now past the honeymoon phase. And while many stay together, the summer months have led to more and more girls' nights as they become single again. Breaking up is hard. Whether…

What You Need To Know Before You Even Consider Trying Out Waist Training

By Rosa Escandon
I get it, ladies. I hate sit-ups. I hate most types of working out. We can all be honest here: It sucks. Don't believe your friends who say they love jogging. If anyone you know has ever Instagrammed a stupid quote like, "Nothing tastes as good as…

Female Comedians Are Taking Back The Mic With Rape Culture Jokes

By Rosa Escandon
Trigger warning: This article or pages it links to contains information about sexual assault and/or violence, which may be triggering to survivors. Did you know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? I didn't. Well, I didn't until a couple months…

Straight Girls Can Kiss Women For Fun, Just Make Sure No One's Getting Hurt

By Rosa Escandon
If you have ever been in a college bar, you've probably seen 'em. Maybe you have even been one. I'm a queer woman. I kiss girls in bars too (not often enough sometimes), so I know how fun it can be. Now, I know what you are thinking. You've probably…

8 LGBTQ+ Movies To Watch That Prove Queer Stories Are Universal

By Rosa Escandon
There were so many queer movies this past year. From "Carol" and "The Danish Girl" to "Tangerine," LGBTQ stories — especially stories about LGBTQ+ women — have had a good year. We can sit here and complain about "Carol" getting snubbed at the Oscars…

7 Ways Men Can Get In On Celebrating Women's History Month

By Rosa Escandon
Hi guys. Yes, you guys. Can we talk for a second? It's Women's History Month. So, before you run to your computers and post something like, "Why is there a Women's History Month and not a Men's History Month?" let's just sit down and have a little…

How Gen-Y Can Break Down The Stigma Around The HIV-Prevention Drug

By Rosa Escandon
If you haven't heard of Zero Discrimination Day, it's coming up on March 1. Started by UNAIDS (The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS), the day symbolizes a time of unity across the world and the rejection of racism, sexism, ageism and…

The Soul-Crushing Timeline Of Finding An Apartment In New York City

By Rosa Escandon
You picked up the call. It was from the city that never sleeps. You now have New York City fever. You got the job, you got the plane tickets and you have the sense of adventure. All you need now is the apartment. Yes, you have heard it is pricey,…

Why David Bowie Was More Than Just An Ally To The Queer Community

By Rosa Escandon
The death of David Bowie earlier this week shocked and upset thousands of music fans, especially those in the queer community. While Bowie has been largely remembered as a "queer icon" he has often been called an "ally." David Bowie was more than…

The Kids Are All Right: How Being Raised By Two Mothers Shaped My Life

By Rosa Escandon
On Tuesday, November 10, a judge in Utah took away a lesbian couple's daughter. He claimed the 1-year-old would be "better off" with heterosexual parents. When I first heard the news, I was absolutely livid. Let me explain why this issue cut so deep…