TIME Magazine Ruined Herpes Journalism. Here’s How To Fix It.

Originally posted on Ella Dawson:
In 1982, TIME Magazine published a very special cover story: “The New Scarlet Letter.” In five dense pages full of salacious personal anecdotes and some incredibly horrifying doctoral testimonies, TIME set the standard for herpes journalism. I read the entire piece with my friend (and this site’s editor) Gabe Rosenberg…

ro·mance

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
ro·mance rōˈmans,ˈrōˌmans noun 1. a feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love. “in search of romance” love, especially when sentimental or idealized. 2. a quality or feeling of mystery, excitement, and remoteness from everyday life. “the beauty and romance of the night” 3. a stupid feeling of unrealistic expectations that makes one…