Every third man on Tinder describes himself as "sapiosexual". About two out of every three thinks that it means preferring The Wire to Game of Thrones. The Sapiosexual likes to brag that it takes more than a pretty face to win him over, as if there were a million pretty women standing outside his door screaming "PICK ME! ME!" When he says he's attracted to intelligence, he means that he wants to date hot women with PhDs.
Priya-Alika Elias is a lawyer and writer. Her work has previously appeared in American blogs and magazines such as McSweeneys, Gawker, and The New Republic. She tweets about feminism and cultural criticism @priya_ebooks.
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