People Pay for Tinder?, Married Men & Cottaging, and Fired Teacher Sues Over Slut Shaming
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People Pay for Tinder?, Married Men & Cottaging, and Fired Teacher Sues Over Slut Shaming

Sexual empowerment vs seeking validation. Can you build a sexual connection in a relationship that hasn’t had a spark before? Christian college kicks out trans student after he has top surgery. Ruby Rose hopes Batwoman’s sexuality will be empowering to viewers. Yelp for sex work- online review forums are breeding grounds for unsurprising misogyny. Drive-in … Continue reading

Gender, Kink and Margaritas
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Gender, Kink and Margaritas

It’s #TBT and time for a vintage podcast. This episode originally went up in March of 2014! I recently had the inordinate pleasure of peer pressuring trans artist and author Rebecca Kling and Sexploratorium’s Education Director, Samantha Turnpike, into drinking margaritas in the middle of the afternoon. We talked about everything from the Vagina Fairy and letting … Continue reading

WOC-centered Kink Spaces: a Conversation about Haux Hive with @SlutOfTheMonth
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WOC-centered Kink Spaces: a Conversation about Haux Hive with @SlutOfTheMonth

“When folks talk about kink spaces, about BDSM and the ‘alternative lifestyle’ spaces, the faces you usually see associated wit that are white cis people, assumed heterosexual people… What started out as an online community of Black women talking about their sex lives, curiosities and fetishes. It became a conversation about ‘how do we learn … Continue reading

Get Over Herpes, Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic, & Swimsuits That Hide Your Boner
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Get Over Herpes, Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic, & Swimsuits That Hide Your Boner

Some people’s brains may be wired to seek more sex. Can we get over the stigma of herpes already? Texas may outlaw unsolicited dick pics. Chinsese programmer develops facial recognition algorithm to expose women porn performers. As Missouri’s last abortion clinic closes, nearby providers prepare. Why do all the Miss India finalists “look the same?” … Continue reading

How Do Straight Dudes Feel About Stuff in Their Butts: A Conversation with Dr Dulcinea Pitagora
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How Do Straight Dudes Feel About Stuff in Their Butts: A Conversation with Dr Dulcinea Pitagora

When we last talked to sex therapist Dulcinea Pitagora, they were already a renowned academic and member of the sexuality professionals community: “a queer/poly/kink-identified, female-bodied, gender fluid/non-binary, licensed psychotherapist and sex therapist practicing in New York City.” Our last conversation was in anticipation of the first ever Alt Sex NYC Conference (and the next one … Continue reading