COLUMN


9/30/2019 6:51pm

Mary Drue

Column: For best quality, use bi:

"How do we define bisexuality? Does it mean being consistently attracted to all genders, or does it allow for more fluidity? Or does your label change as your preferences do?"  


9/29/2019 7:23pm

Gerry Cohen, former Chapel Hill Town Council member, is the OC Voice columnist for the week of Sept. 30. Photo courtesy of Gerry Cohen.

Column: How and why to vote

Gerry Cohen is a member of the Wake County Board of Elections breaks down why your vote matters and how you can exercise it in Orange County.


9/29/2019 6:40pm

Kyende headshot

Column: How to greet the Nacirema

" I hope these two tips can help other ethnographers coming to study the Nacirema. Greetings may seem like a small detail at first, but they often give you a window into how people choose to interact with one another. As for Nacirema country, one can deduce a culture of isolation and apathy from their greeting customs."


9/26/2019 6:46pm

Rachel Joyner

Column: Me, your roommate

"Oh, Roommate. Most of what I know about you is, like an archeologist trying to understand the customs of an ancient civilization, based on long-abandoned artifacts."


9/24/2019 11:17pm

Column: Title X gag rule means women will pay

Banning funding to organizations that provide abortion referrals/services as part of their family planning care ensures that women benefiting from other forms of birth control, treatments, screenings and other medical examinations — many of which do not relate to abortion — would suffer from a dramatic reduction in their quality of life.


9/23/2019 9:24pm

Mary Drue

Column: Stripped: Pssst!

"All of a sudden, all these extra steps are being added in front of us, and the staircase seems like it’s never going to end. When will we get to the top; to that mythical ‘healthy relationship?!’"