Intimacy After Diagnosis: a Conversation with Dr Saketh Guntapalli
Podcast

Intimacy After Diagnosis: a Conversation with Dr Saketh Guntapalli

Cancer diagnosis and treatment affects the whole life of the patient but it also impacts their romantic and sexual relationships as well. Despite the huge ramifications for body image, sexual function, romance and intimacy, very few medical professionals are prepared to talk frankly about these facets of the illness. Enter board certified specialist Dr Saketh … Continue reading

Curvy Mannequins, Janelle Monae, & Constantine’s Orientation
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Curvy Mannequins, Janelle Monae, & Constantine’s Orientation

Curvy mannequins and size inclusivity in fashion. My prosthetic arm makes me feel sexy. Things couples do when they’re on the verge of breaking up. Turning down intimacy doesn’t hurt relationships, if it’s done well. Bill banning abortion if the fetus has down syndrome passes PA house. From Madonna to Janelle Monae. Guidelines for talking … Continue reading

Sex in the Struggle: a Conversation with Ulysses “Butch” Slaughter
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Sex in the Struggle: a Conversation with Ulysses “Butch” Slaughter

Ulysses “Butch” Slaughter carries himself with  precision and calm confidence. Upon first meeting him I felt the need to sit upright in my chair, and possibly change into more formal clothes. Immediately, though, I was bowled over by his authenticity, as he frankly shared his origin story- which includes the traumatic memory of witnessing the … Continue reading

Sex Every Day, Vibrators, and Fox News Fake Fan Blogs
Sex in the news / Sex Links

Sex Every Day, Vibrators, and Fox News Fake Fan Blogs

Serena Williams busts through outdated pregnancy notions. How does narcissism play out in relationships? The Fearless Girl, feminism and capitalism. Does physical intimacy make emotional intimacy easier? Why do girls feel empowered to engage in sexual activity but not to enjoy it? Marina Abromovic’s classic performance art piece that reveals how we objectify and hurt … 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

Aaron Tsuru Makes Watercolors from your Nude Selfies
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Aaron Tsuru Makes Watercolors from your Nude Selfies

After his successful art show about Intimacy, Aaron Tsuru is back to talk about his latest project: painting watercolors of the nude selfies people send him. We talk about art, gender, sex, selfies, intimacy, internet fame and any number of other random, wonderful things. Listen to it here or on iTunes, Podbay, or Feedburner, where you can subscribe and … Continue reading