Selected Writing

Gabrielle has bylines in Playboy, Slate, the Huffington Post, Elle, Galore, and other publications. Here are some selected examples of her writing organized by topic. You can find a more expansive portfolio here.

Consent/Sexual Assault

For Playboy: On R. Kelly and the Forgotten Survivors of #MeToo

For Bellesa: #MeToo ignores that women of color navigate sexual assault differently

For the Independent: If Louis CK can come back to a standing ovation, has #MeToo really changed anything?

For the I Am Woman Project: Apprehensive Consent: Does It Count As Rape?

For Bellesa: Consent Doesn’t Ever Resemble The Phrase ‘I Guess’

Feminism (and the black female perspective)

For Galore: A Leading Black Feminist Explains Misogynoir, interview with Moya Bailey.

For Bellesa: The difference between objectification and women’s empowerment

For Galore: I’m an Angry Feminist And IDGAF

For Galore: How To Stop Judging Yourself For Being Single

For Galore: We Need To Stop Using “Self Respect” As An Excuse For Slut Shaming

For the I Am Woman Project: Ashley Graham and Adowah Aboah Revolutionize How To Live Boldly

For Bellesa: Any Guy Who Asks ‘Would You Let Your Girl Go Out Like That?’ Can GTFO

For Tinder: Don’t Ask Me For A Threesome To Make Your Boyfriend Happy

Bisexuality/Sexual Identity

For Slate: For Bi+ Folks, Therapy Can Be Radical Self-Care. But Only if Mental Health Providers Affirm Our Identities.

For the Black Youth Project: The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us

For Bellesa: Here’s why coming out is a unique struggle for bisexual women

For Tinder: Why PDA Means So Much To Me, As A Queer Woman

For Hello Giggles: Shattering my family’s culture of shame as a queer Caribbean woman

For Into: Bisexual Women Are Not Your Fantasy

For Tinder: What It’s Like Explaining the Gender & Sexuality of My Partners To My Parents

For Tinder: How Internalized Biphobia Ruined My First Tinder Date

For the I Am Woman Project: Here’s How Global Tragedy And the LGBTQ+ Community Are Intimately Connected

For Tinder: Bi+ Girls Don’t Have To Pick A Side — But It’s Ok If They Do

For Killer and a Sweet Thang: Stop Pretending That Bi+ Women Exist For You

For Elle: Here’s How I Learned To Stop Performing My Bisexuality And Start Actually Living It

For the I Am Woman Project: The Loneliness Of The Bisexual Woman

Solo and Partnered Sexuality

For Bellesa: Here’s how we’ve normalized painful sex and why it’s problematic

For Bellesa: Yes, your vagina does have a taste (and no, it’s not fruity)

For the I Am Woman Project: Vaginal Shame Is Real And It Can Really Impact Your Health

For the I Am Woman Project: The Orgasm Gap — Just Like The Pay Gap, But With Sex

For Bellesa: Why Are 54% Of Women Still Hiding Their Sex Toys From Their Partners?


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