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

Desterremos las mentiras que siempre nos han contado sobre la vagina

(74) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 1:01 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

(119) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 7:28 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 | 6:43 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 | 11:17 AM

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

(8) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 11:08 AM

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

(362) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 9:19 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 | 3:55 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 | 6:28 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

(249) Comments | Posted August 9, 2014 | 7:52 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 | 9:29 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 | 6:22 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 | 2:15 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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From the Great Barrier Reef to Ningaloo Reef, Diving Australia's Coasts

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 3:43 PM

One country, two coasts, two incredibly different, but equally awe-inspiring aquatic experiences. That is precisely what I discovered when I packed my dive gear and boarded my first of eleven flights in nineteen days to check out the vast and wild land of Australia.

I began my two and...

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I Fell in Love Slowly and Then All at Once With The Fault in Our Stars

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 2:28 PM


The Fault in Our Stars is not a story about cancer. The Fault in Our Stars is a story about love. It's about the kind of love that most people only dream about, that very few find, and that those who...

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If You Don't Go Down, You Gotta Wonder Why

(35) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 8:15 PM

"Sweetheart, that's all very nice, but if you're not going to eat pussy, you're not a dyke," a lesbian character on Sex and the City famously tells Charlotte, who, upon being asked if she's a lesbian, has answered that she is not but loves the "company" of women.


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My Vagina Doesn't Smell Like Shame

(146) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 11:10 AM

I didn't think this essay needed to be written again. I thought it had already been written. I thought the work was done. Sometimes, I am terribly, woefully naïve.

So, here I sit, mouth agape, having just read an essay about a woman who appears to feel...

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Atea Oceanie: What 'That Girl' Is Wearing

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 10:46 AM


Fashion Week is over. But fashion dilemmas still remain. I love watching all of the coverage. But so much of it just doesn't translate to my life. Still, a girl's got to get dressed in the morning.

Since I split my time between...

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8 Customer Service Myths that Could Be Costing Your Company Money

(6) Comments | Posted August 20, 2013 | 10:39 AM

"It's nice to be nice. It's good to be nice. But I like money. I'm a big fan of money. So if being nice can make you money. Why not be nice?" Peter Shankman, co-founder of Shankman | Honig. a new firm setting out to teach companies how to build...

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Eleven Ways to Experience the Taos 'Edge'

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 6:01 PM


In Austin, TX, you can find bumper stickers that say "Keep Austin Weird." In Taos, you'll find one that says, "Keep Taos Edgey." It's Taos resident and Taos Edge owner Susan Dilger who created that phrase. She helps artists get their work...

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Breast Milk Flavored Lollipops

(8) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 3:33 PM

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Just when I think I've seen everything, I realize I haven't. At all. Introducing breast milk flavored lollipops.

I have no idea if this is supposed to be a joke or not. It sure looks...

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