Snowflakes and Reality: Why You Should Continue to Delete Friends and Family from Facebook

It’s fascinating to me that “snowflake” is the popular insult thrown around by conservative, alt-right, neo-nazi pundits, talking heads, parrots, allegiants, etc. to denigrate and put down people with “liberal” or “progressive” or “radical” leanings. For one thing, the epithet is easily subverted: snowflakes are delightful, powerful, and beautiful, and when you get a gang of them together they can …

New Year, New Stories – Call for Submissions

by Janea Wilson Calling all writers, visual artists, photographers, bloggers, and you: Lipstickparty Mag is always open for submissions! As an online magazine with a year-round “issue,” we are not restricted by deadlines. Send us your stories, art, poetry, photography, and reviews. You can check out an index of the work published by our magazine here. Want to help us …

Time to Unfriend: When Should You Delete Family (and Friends!) from Facebook

submitted by Hails I’ve always been someone who actively avoids bandwagons. If something gets recommended to me, I’m immediately suspicious. I ask “Ok, but why is it so popular?” If it’s selling like hot cakes, then I’m staying the hell away from it. Trends make me nervous. I know I’m not a ~*~unique snowflake~*~, but I do think this line …