Skin Hunger, Condoms and the Life in the Dorms
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Skin Hunger, Condoms and the Life in the Dorms

Happy Throwback Thursday, y’all. For #TBT we’re checking out a podcast that originally went up in November of 2012. There are a few jobs where people work the sexual front lines and can really make a difference in the sexual behavior of others. Gynecologists, HIV testers, and relationship counselors may come to mind. But an … Continue reading

Can You Be Honest About Your Sexual History?
Coming Out / contraception / dating / Desire / Long Term Relationships / Podcast / Rape / safer sex / Sexually Transmitted Infections

Can You Be Honest About Your Sexual History?

Hey friends, it’s Throwback Thursday and we’re checking out an episode of the podcast from February, 2014.  I answer a question about the ethics of honest sexual history discussions, and what is required for informed consent. Do you have to tell your partner about every little thing? Should they have to ask directly? Does it … Continue reading

The Polyamorists Next Door: Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Sheff
Bisexuality / Coming Out / dating / Desire / Group Sex / Infidelity / Long Term Relationships / Marriage / Podcast / Race

The Polyamorists Next Door: Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Sheff

Hey friends, it’s #TBT so we’re featuring a classic episode that originally ran (you’ll note the super dated references immediately) in 2013. Polyamory  is like the band, fun.. Been around for, like, forever… but in 2013 they’re finally breaking through. Except, instead of doing a song with  Janelle Monáe, it’s having multiple simultaneous loving, sexual … Continue reading

Pulling Out All The Stops
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Pulling Out All The Stops

Hey, kittens. It’s #TBT and time for a vintage column. This one originally ran in July of 2009 and has been updated. Questions to the Sexpert: “You posted a link to a story about how pulling out is just as effective as condoms. This has got to be wrong. What was the point of all … Continue reading

Guest Column:Get Rid of Sexual Shame
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Guest Column:Get Rid of Sexual Shame

Greetings, kittens. While I’m bouncing around Thailand, you get an awesome guest submission from Janell Ariela We should normalize talking about Healthy Sex, and rid Sexual Shame and Guilt. In my last article the question was “Are you open minded and comfortable with Sex?” The point was to develop a better understanding, most importantly building respect … Continue reading