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Jenny Block
Jenny Block contributes to a number of publications and websites, including Curve Magazine, Jezebel, Dallas Voice, Edge Media Network, Dallas Morning News, and American Way. Her essay On Being Barbie is included in the anthology "It's a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters" and her essay And Then We Were Poly is included in Rebecca Walker's Book "One Big Happy Family." Jenny's first book, “Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage,” won a 2008 Lambda Literary Award. Visit Jenny at View her blog at Or email her at She is currently working on her new book titled, "Oh Wow!" about female orgasm. (Cleis Press, February 2015)

Entries by Jenny Block

If You Want Great Sex, Think Like a Lesbian

(28) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 11:51 AM

It's bad news right from the start. Just check out the title -- "15 ways to turn a good girl bad: Six sexperts suggest 15 ways to make her great in bed (without her even noticing)."

So, let me get this straight. Being bad in bed is equal...

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Where's the Dildo? Part Deux

(4) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 10:32 AM


I decided I had to know more about the Subtle Dildo project. So I reached out via Instagram. I heart social media. Within 24-hours, I was talking to the folks behind Subtle Dildo. I didn't know what to expect. But I...

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Uma mulher é uma casa para um pênis?

(114) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 8:39 PM

Em certos dias, fico feliz por ser lésbica. Em outros, muito feliz. Depois há dias como hoje, quando fico em êxtase. Por quê?, você pergunta.

São os passos que estão sendo dados na luta por igualdade? Não.

As lésbicas de 90 anos se casando? Não.

É o fato de que...

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Curaçao Hosts Its 2nd Annual Pride Celebration

(1) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 7:54 PM


It's pretty exciting. Even a small island in the Caribbean is hosting its very own Pride event. Which island? Curacao. They are set to host their 2nd annual Curaçao PRIDE Festival from September 24-28, 2014.

They are celebrating with a four-day...

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Lesbian Power Couple Behind Portland's Killer Food Festival Feast

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 11:40 AM


I am so proud to be a part of the queer community. I am constantly amazed by the work we do and the strides we make and the resilience we possess. It's been on my mind recently because it's almost time for

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Forget Where's Waldo -- Let's Play Where's the Dildo?

(11) Comments | Posted September 13, 2014 | 10:25 AM


Um, so this is happening. A Tumblr has been created in which a dildo is poised in every photo and viewers are invited to do their best to find it.

"An installation art project about the place of rubber in our lives,"...

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A Woman Is a Home for a Penis?

(168) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM

Some days I am happy to be a lesbian. Other days, very happy. Then there are days like today when I am ecstatic. Why you ask?

Is it the strides being made in the fight for equality? Nope.

The lesbians in their 90s getting married? Nope.

Is it...

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Stop Telling Women Their Bodies Suck

(7) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 1:17 PM

Your body isn't good enough. But, don't worry. You can cover up that gross thing and all its flaws with the right clothes.

That's the latest message from Shape Magazine. Full disclosure: I know and adore the author of this piece. She is a gorgeous, brilliant girl and one...

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Desterremos las mentiras que siempre nos han contado sobre la vagina

(99) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 2:01 AM

Desgraciadamente, por la mañana llegó este tema a mi oficina y ahora mi coño está triste.

"¿Acaso no preferirías que a esa chica le olieran y supieran genial sus partes bajas?". Así empezaba un post increíblemente ofensivo e irritante.

Allá vamos: llevan mucho tiempo diciéndonos que...

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This Lesbian Breaks Downs Exactly Why Catcalling Sucks So Much

(120) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 8:28 AM

I don't remember the last time I laughed so hard. "The folks over at The Onion are so funny!" I thought to myself as I read "Hey, ladies -- catcalls are flattering! Deal with it."

Then my stomach sank. It wasn't The Onion at all. It was the...

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Wie ich mich in einem Raum voller anderer Frauen selbst befriedigte

(3) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 7:43 PM

WARNUNG: In diesem Artikel werden sexuelle Handlungen beschrieben.

"Jenny! Ich sollte dich doch eigentlich nackt an der Tür abholen", sagte die wunderschöne Frau, die da vor mir stand, bevor sie mich umarmte. Sie war fast nackt und trug ein dünnes, weißes Unterhemd, das ihren Hintern gerade so bedeckte. "Ich bin...

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Faisons le point sur quelques mensonges au sujet du vagin

(8) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 12:17 PM

Avertissement: Ce billet de blog contient un langage parfois cru.

Ma foufoune est triste, ce matin, après la lecture de ce qui suit: "Ne préféreriez-vous pas être celle dont les parties intimes ont une odeur et un goût délicieux?", peut-on lire d'entrée de jeu dans ce billet de...

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Es ist an der Zeit, diese Lügen über Vaginas aus der Welt zu schaffen

(10) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 12:08 PM

WARNUNG: Dieser Beitrag enthält explizit sexuelle Sprache. Bitte lesen Sie ihn in diskreter Umgebung weiter.

Heute Morgen las ich etwas, das meine Vagina traurig gemacht hat.

„Wärst du nicht lieber das Mädchen, das da unten toll riecht und schmeckt wie etwas Süßes?". So beginnt ein unglaublich irritierender...

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Let's Clear Up Some Lies You've Been Told About Vaginas

(373) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 10:19 AM

WARNING: This post contains sexually explicit language. Please read on at your own discretion.

This unfortunately crossed my desk this morning, and now my pussy is sad.

"[W]ouldn't you prefer to be that girl who smells and tastes a treat down there?" this incredibly irritating and offensive...

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Esto es lo que ocurrió cuando decidí unirme a un grupo de masturbación

(3) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 4:55 AM

"¡Jenny! Se suponía que debías estar desnuda cuando nos encontráramos", dijo la fantástica mujer que estaba al lado mío antes de rodearme con sus brazos. Estaba casi desnuda, con un pareo muy fino y blanco que apenas le cubría la espalda. "Soy Carlin", dijo.

Carlin Ross es la socia de...

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Veja o que aconteceu quando concordei em experimentar a masturbação em grupo

(1) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 7:28 PM

ATENÇÃO: este post contém linguagem sexual explícita. Por favor leia sob seu próprio risco.

"Jenny! Eu deveria recebê-la na porta nua!", disse a mulher maravilhosa à minha frente antes de atirar os braços ao meu redor. Ela estava quase nua, com um vestido regata branco fino que mal cobria seu...

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Here's What Happened When I Agreed to Try Group Masturbation

(251) Comments | Posted August 9, 2014 | 8:52 AM

WARNING: This post contains sexually explicit language. Please read on at your own discretion.

"Jenny! I was supposed to meet you at the door naked!" the gorgeous woman standing before me said before flinging her arms around me. She was almost naked, wearing a thin, white tank that barely covered...

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Veja o que aconteceu quando mulheres reais experimentaram as dicas lésbicas da Cosmo

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 10:29 AM

No começo eu tinha esperanças. Pode me chamar de louca. Mas eu tinha. Quando vi a matéria da revista Cosmo norte-americana intitulada "28 posições lésbicas que vão te tirar do sério" , cheguei a pensar: "Uau. Olha só. A Cosmo está mais inclusiva!". Minha ilusão não durou mais...

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LOOK: Here's What Happened When Real Women Tried Cosmo's Lesbian Sex Tips

(115) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 7:22 AM


Cosmo's Bermuda Triangle might get you lost, but it won't get you laid.

At first I had hope. Call me crazy. But I did. When I saw Cosmo posted a story called "28 Mind-Blowing Lesbian Sex Positions," for...

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Dead Mickey: Photographer Styles and Shoots Himself Dead

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 3:15 PM


Mickey Strider photographs himself as a dead body in a multitude of dramatic settings, from the profound to the profane. They are desolate, desperate, detached.

They are also compellingly beautiful, and impossible to turn away from. They challenge the viewer...

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