Jayson Flores

Jayson Flores

I'm a freelance writer.

Founder and Editor of Gay On A Budget (gayonabudget.com).

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browntourage.com

Why scroll past? Trans visibility, justice, and the media market.

Why is the fact that someone is trans change how they are treated to the point of life or death?

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BuzzFeed

This Is Where Disney Princesses Would Buy Their Clothes

Hint: Not at the Disney Store.

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BuzzFeed

14 Perfect Responses To Skinny Boy Body-Shaming

1. Do you remember that time I asked for your opinion?… I don’t.

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college.usatoday.com

5 ways college is just like 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'

Going to college in today’s competitive and fast-paced society can feel a lot like taking on the world… the demon world to be specific.

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Thought Catalog

20 Quotes By Tavi Gevinson That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Follow Your Passions

Women are complicated. Not because women are crazy, but because people are crazy, and women just happen to be people.

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femsplain.com

Slaying My Brother And Other Extracurricular Activities

All I knew was that I wanted to be strong. I wanted to be a hero. I wanted to stop Bowser and save Princess Peach (as a friend). I didn’t want to be a disappointment.

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Thought Catalog

33 Sassy and Strong Quotes From Powerful Women To Get You Through Life

7. You’re not gonna tell me who I am. I’m gonna tell you who I am. -- Nicki Minaj

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college.usatoday.com

Effects of sleep deprivation equal to binge drinking or marijuana use, study shows

According to a small study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the effects of poor sleep can result in academic failures — poor grades, withdrawal from class, etc. — equal to that of students who binge drink or use marijuana.

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Thought Catalog

Watch How Dogs React To A Human Barking (Hint: It's Adorable)

Why don't my dogs react like this (or at all) when I bark at them?

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Feministing

When Will Hollywood Let Trans Actresses Play Trans Characters?

It’s become commonplace in Hollywood for those in the dominant population to exploit the stories of minorities as some sort of testament to one’s versatility.

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Feministing

Scarlett Johansson and White Faces in Non-White Places

White people taking non-white roles, otherwise known as whitewashing, is as American as football—and is now a game that Scarlett Johansson is playing.

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Thought Catalog

The 3 Biggest Misconceptions About Depression

Depression is a seemingly never-ending struggle with one’s own existence, and is not something that can be solved with true love’s kiss or even the love of a best friend.

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Thought Catalog

How To Be A Badass According To The 4 Strongest 90s Women

Badass. A word that is frequently misused in our ever-evolving (or disintegrating, depending on your perspective) vocabulary.

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Thought Catalog

12 Reasons Your Breakup Is Actually A Blessing

No more having to coordinate meals.