Tatiana Baez

Bio

Tatiana writes about culture, science, technology and sex, and her work has been featured in VICE, Motherboard, amNewYork and more. She likes to explore big societal issues and how they intersect with our daily lives. When Tatiana isn't at Elite Daily, she's taking classes at New York University, where she's pursuing a degree in Journalism, Environmental Science and Politics. She enjoys eating Thai food, reading fiction and binge-watching Netflix.

Graduates, Stop Coming To New York: 5 Other Great Cities To Consider For Post-Grad Life

By Tatiana Baez
New York City is a popular option for many college graduates who are looking to make a big move. Mostly growing up in the city and then attending college here, I understand the appeal. A lot of people move to New York hoping to find that romantic,…

You're Not Vegan For The Right Reasons: Pseudo-Environmentalists Must Be Stopped

By Tatiana Baez
I first realized a recent trend taking over 20-somethings in New York City while a friend and I were having dinner at a Thai restaurant in Greenwich Village earlier this week. When the waiter came to take the orders of the people at the table next…

Why The Government Shouldn't Have Control Over Your Vices

By Tatiana Baez
CVS Caremark announced plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in early February. The chain hopes to completely remove these products from its shelves by October of this year. The decision is a bold one and one that I'm sure many…

You May Think You're Different But These Are The 4 Pillars Every Human Being Has In Common

By Tatiana Baez
We humans are more alike than we think. The idea that people are different at their core is a common opinion I still can't understand. Countless writers have published extensive thinkpieces on the differences between groups of people, willfully…

The Definitive List Of All The Things That Lesbians Are Sick Of Hearing

By Tatiana Baez
I like to think I'm an easygoing person. I don't get offended easily, I can laugh at myself, and I like to find the redeeming qualities in everyone. However, there are still a handful of things capable of igniting my fire of rage. One of them is…

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Dating A Drug Addict

By Tatiana Baez
Dating in itself is already stressful. The problems that typically plague standard relationships, from forgetting an anniversary to cheating, create an almost impenetrable barrier in the relationship. Add in a drug-ridden past or present into the…

Why You Should Never Regret Any Tattoos From Your Past

By Tatiana Baez
I got my first tattoo at 16 years old. Five years and five tattoos later, I love them all. But there's always that person in a group who just has to ask, "Won't you regret that when you get older?" The short answer: no. I've always had a fascination…

Why Women Shouldn't Support Other Women Simply Because They're Women

By Tatiana Baez
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are two of the funniest people in entertainment. So when they were asked to host last year's Golden Globe Awards, no one could predict what they would do, but we all knew it would be good. The "Saturday Night Live" duo…

Why Science Says Having Kids May Be A Bad Idea

By Tatiana Baez
For many women, having children is the ultimate goal -- the last hurrah, the one step we've been leading up to for our whole lives. The idea of having kids has been ingrained in us since childhood, with our parents dropping not-so-subtle comments…

Why It's So Easy To Offend Gen-Y, Even When It's The Truth

By Tatiana Baez
For some reason, our generation is incredibly sensitive and easily offended. Whenever someone utters a simple, harmless comment, we habitually glue our hands to our ears and stomp our feet in protest. It's no secret that our culture has its fair…