Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

Bio

Sofia is a Los Angeles-based writer and performer. She enjoys eating and laughing. Her work has also appeared on xoJane in addition to LadyClever and Bustle.

Sofia Barrett-Ibarria Articles

The Problem With 'Railway Romeo' And What To Do If You Meet Him

Ladies, dry your tears. No longer must you spend your lonely nights swiping left on Tinder (for the 374th time). Railway Romeo is here.

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A For Women By Women Taxi Service Sounds Great, But Will It Actually Combat Sexual Harassment?

There’s undoubtedly a need for services that provide safe transportation sans harassment, but SheRides might run into some glaring roadblocks.

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Sad, But True: Here’s Why Personality-Based Dating Apps Will Never Work

We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.

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I’m Here, I’m Queer, and I Have Nothing To Wear: The Queer Style Blogs that are Saving My Life Right Now

I’m a newly out queer person. A freshly squeezed piece of rainbow. And I have no idea what I’m doing.

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Gluten: A Story of Love, Loss, And Processed Carbohydrates

I like to think of Valentine’s Day as another evening on my couch with an assortment of cheeses and confusing sexual fantasies about Jamie Oliver.

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Here's What To Say When Someone Comes Out To You

I came out to my straight friend first. I went for the old classic. "So, have I told you I’ve been thinking about coming out? Like in a gay way?"

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8 Queer Icons Who Actually Identify As Queer

While Cher, Dolly Parton, and Beyonce draw a sizeable portion of their fanbase from the gay community, these gay icons don’t actually identify as gay.

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This Is What Femme Looks Like

Sometimes, actually, a lot of the time, I feel like an invisible queer.

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The Problem With FCKH8’s “Potty Mouth Princesses” Video—And The Company's Other "Activism"

FCKH8 claims to have an "activist heart" and be committed to social change but . . .

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Teenage Coders Create New Video Game To Combat Menstruation Taboo

Highschoolers Sophie Hauser and Andrea Gonzale ask us to consider why periods freak us out so much as a society with their new game Tampon Run.

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